WhatsApp sparked a controversy in the world with its new terms and conditions that are unfriendly to some of its users and applied after May 15. However, What’s has announced that no accounts will be deleted if a user refrains from agreeing on these terms but some features will be barred from their accounts.
But a recent study shows that despite all of these up and downs, WhatsApp users and its popularity is still on the rise and reaching 172 million downloads even in this situation during the first month of the year.
So why is WhatsApp so popular in terms of messaging on mobile platforms? Because its developers keep jot down new ideas and bring them as a feature under the beta testing app.
In the past, WhatsApp has received quite new features through the beta channel and the story continues with the latest version of the WhatsApp beta app.
WhatsApp beta 220.127.116.11 for Android devices introduced an end-to-end encrypted backup feature. This new feature is under development but it’s available for the beta testers and protects your chat backup from unauthorized access while on Google Drive.
On the Chatbackup screen, you can either change the password or turn off this feature.
New Encrypted Chat Password recovery feature:
Now to provide more convenience to the users, WhatsApp has started testing WhatsApp beta app version 18.104.22.168 on Android devices. This version brings a process to restore the password and to view your 64-digit encryption key. (reports WABetaInfo)
This new feature will help users to get access to their backup, which is lost or forgotten, which is quite good.
New Color for profile icons:
But this is not it, because, WhatsApp is also adding new color for the profile icons when a contact has no profile picture or a group icon.
Below you can check the icons and the change in color that’s under testing with the latest WhatsApp Beta.
For now, it can be said that the latest Whatsapp feature is still under development and may take some time to reach at a stable level.
WhatsApp to add account login approval feature
WhatsApp is a free chatting application that uses your phone’s data, and it gains around 2 billion users worldwide. Also, it has approx 5 billion installs from Google Play. The company isn’t stopping its services and testing a new feature for the users likewise, we come up with a new login approval feature info for Android users.
Yes! WhatsApp is currently working to bring a new feature to its billions of users worldwide, aiming to maintain and improve security for the users to provide extra safety to their personal data.
As per our respected source, WhatsApp roll out a new beta update that brings a new login approval feature for Android users. By this, you can receive in-app alerts when someone else is trying to log into their accounts.
The recent update for Android users can be known through the 22.214.171.124 build version.
What is new Login Approval feature for WhatsApp:
If someone tries to access their account due to an incorrect sharing of their 6-digit code, they will finally be able to refuse the login attempt. Because owner acceptance is now a must when someone requests to log in to your WhatsApp account.
This specific security warning also provides some more helpful information, such as the time and information about the other phone, likely the device model.
The arrival of this new feature is not yet scheduled by the company but stay tuned with us to get more and the latest info about WhatsApp.
WhatsApp is the most popular application gaining 2 billion active users worldwide, without spending anything on advertisements. Well, the above-mentioned users include only the smartphone and PC, as WhatsApp is not supported on the iPod and iPads. Alongside, WhatsApp is listed in the top 3 Android applications on the globe.
(Source: WabetaInfo )
WhatsApp Android will let you hide specific contact online status soon
Many WhatsApp Android users have long requested an option to hide their online status. And finally, fresh information emerged about WhatsApp’s impending addition of a feature allowing you to hide your online status from a specific contact.
Users want WhatsApp stealth mode for a variety of reasons. Some, like to avoid being bothered by other users, while others feel as though their contacts are stalking them.
However, as per our reputed source, WhatsApp for Android is working to add the ability to hide online status from a particular contact. Notably, the update is currently under beta testing a rolled for tester through the Google Play Beta program.
You can identify this update via the 126.96.36.199 build version for Android users. Notably, this feature is already available on iOS devices, and now the company expanding it to Android devices.
Although you can see in the images, two new options, “Everyone” and “Same as Last Seen,” allow us to control who can see when we are online from under our last seen settings.
For instance, selecting “My contacts” for “Last Seen” and “Same as Last Seen” for “online” ensures that people who are not in your contact list cannot see when you are online.
We should be glad that WhatsApp is working on this feature and soon the update will available as a stable version for Android users. Just Stay tuned with us for more information about the latest update.
WhatsApp is a famous chatting application, which is always in updating mode for users’ better experience. The company is testing so many different features and options for Android, iOS, and desktop users to stay built their interest in the Application.
WhatsApp Android to bring Quick reaction feature for status
WhatsApp recently added the full emoji selection to the messages reaction feature of its app. Now a report shows that the world’s most popular instant messaging app is currently testing the ability to quick reactions to the status update.
The sudden exposure of messaging apps like Telegram and Instagram, WhatsApp forced us to add new features to the app at a rapid pace in the last year or so. In the meantime, the brand is working to enhance the story or the status menu.
Although, if you’re a user of Instagram then you might definitely experience the quick reaction feature over your loved stories. Might be inspired that WhatApp is also working to add such a feature.
By this, you can give your quick reaction your the status of your contact. Notably, the feature will be exclusive to Android users, and as it has already been spotted for Desktop beta and you can identify it via the 188.8.131.52 build version.
As shown in the image, WhatsApp is testing around 8 impressive emojis to use as a quick reaction on the status bar which includes:
- Smiling Face with Heart Eyes
- Face with Tears of Joy
- Face with Open Mouth
- Crying Face, Folded Hands
- Clapping Hands
- The Party Popper
- Hundred Points.
When you react to a status update, an emoticon is sent to the recipient and displayed as a status response within the chat. Although the feature is available for some selected beta testers.
And WhatsApp to soon release its stable update for you to enjoy the application more likely and more reliable. For more information about the WhatApp new feature and update just stay tuned with us or you can check wisely via the Google Play Store for the new updates.