WhatsApp has a lot of stickers and emojis that you can send your friends and anybody in the contact list and make your conversations more interactive. In the latest addition, WhatsApp for Android has released version 22.214.171.124 beta for the testers that brings new stickers and emojis.
According to Wabetainfo, WhatsApp Android 126.96.36.199 version brings new emojis, stickers, and the ability to create a new group icon using a custom background. This is quite an interesting addition for WhatsApp users.
The screenshot below shows how, you can edit the group info and create a new icon by entering Emoji & stickers option, from here you can choose the background color of the image and easily place a sticker or an emoji as you prefer.
Currently, WhatsApp 188.8.131.52 is only available for beta testers but it’ll soon expand for all users once the testing concludes.
(image source – wabetainfo)
Ahead of this testing, WhatsApp has released 184.108.40.206. This beta version enabled an important feature in the Last Seen menu – My Contacts Except. This feature was under development for a while and it has begun to expand for more users.
While using this feature, you can choose, which contact cannot see your last seen information. However, if you use this feature, you won’t be able to see their last seen information either.
Wait there’s more, ahead of the above two versions, the chat app maker has also rolled out another important feature. Let’s dive in.
WhatsApp 220.127.116.11 beta brings a new Contact Info user interface. On the other hand, WhatsApp now has a new default timer, as it now supports 24 hours and 90 days as new expiration times for disappearing chats.
You can enable the default message timer in the settings. Furthermore, there are also new changes for the multi-device for more beta testers. The latest changes allow WhatsApp to stop sending notifications when the security code is updated every time the linked device list is changed.
All of these versions are under beta testing and will rollout with a stable software update.
WhatsApp Android rolling out redesigned location sticker with 18.104.22.168 Beta
WhatsApp is sending a new beta update for some of its Android beta testers that features a redesigned location sticker. The update is appearing through the Google Play Beta Program, and users can identify it with version 22.214.171.124.
Compatibility of the feature
The app-oriented firm is mainly developing the feature as a drawing editor tool. At present, 126.96.36.199 is the compatible version that is rolling out the respective function. However, users may also find the same feature in the 188.8.131.52 beta version as well.
WhatsApp Redesigned Location Sticker
As the name reflects, the location sticker gets redesigned with the new update. Further, it adds a light green variant to the varieties of stickers. Thus, users will find a transparent as well as a white layout, with a green location symbol. Users can variate the alternatives by tapping on the sticker.
(WhatsApp Redesigned Location Sticker, Images from WABetaInfo)
Further, to rectify, whether the new feature is available to your application or not, follow the steps given below:
- Open the WhatsApp application
- Go to the Drawing Editor tool
- Select an image, so that the tools may get access
- Tap on the Content Stickers for checking the availability
In some scenarios, it may happen that the user does not find the new tool. Don’t panic, it only hints that the application needs some more updates to showcase the feature.
Alongside, since the feature is rolling out in a beta update, it is in the hands of a small number of Android users. Although, the company will release the feature as well as some more new implements in the time ahead.
WhatsApp begins rolling out author message info feature to Business accounts
WhatsApp is all set to sail out a new business tool – the author message info feature. Currently, the feature is running in the initial stage, and the company is rolling out the feature for Android, iOS, and Desktop consumers through beta updates.
Since the feature is a business-oriented tool, users with a usual account will not be able to access it. However, the feature might appear for all the individuals in the coming updates. But presently, business account holders are free to explore the new trait.
The exclusive feature is rolling out with a specified build version for the respective Android and iOS users. WhatsApp Business beta update for Android is visible as 184.108.40.206. Meanwhile, the iOS consumers would be able to obtain the update as 220.127.116.11.
WhatsApp Author Message Info Feature
WhatsApp is a large communication platform that comprises multiple features and capabilities. To maintain the performance efficiency of the application, the company is working hard and implementing thoughtful features. And one such feature is the author’s message info.
The mentioned feature offers the users to read information about an author in their outgoing texts. Further, the function works more effectively, when some devices are linked to the same account. Every time users will send a text from their WhatsApp business account, they will be able to read the device as well as the author’s name in the message info.
Moreover, to conserve privacy, the details of the author will only appear to the users that are in the connection of your WhatsApp account. To mug-up, we can say that the feature is quite reliant and will prove helpful for the users.
WhatsApp to bring new order shortcut feature
WhatsApp is brushing up on a new order shortcut feature for future updates. Recently, the application-based company declared the successful rollout of the ‘setup cover photo feature’ for the business profiles. Adding more enhancements to the business section, the company has started working on a new function.
Order Shortcut Feature
As per the reports, the exclusive order shortcut feature for the WhatsApp business is a thoughtful execution. It is a new chat shortcut that will alternatively help in creating orders. Consequently, it will help the business consumers to generate the orders in no time.
Earlier, the company mentioned to introduce a unique way that will aid the creation of orders in the application. Fortunately, the reports confirmed that the company has jumped on the feature development, and the spots are visible in the WhatsApp Desktop beta bundle.
Eligibility of Order Shortcut feature
The addition of this feature will enable the users to create order inside the conversations. Furthermore, the users can also select the products as well as other info such as quantity, price, and more, that they want to embrace within the order. Thereafter, the individual can distribute the order to other consumers.
However, a notable fact is that since it is a business-oriented feature, it will only be intended for the business category. At the moment, the feature is in the development phase. Therefore, there are no tugs on the release of the feature. Yet we expect to have this function in the hands by the new update.
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