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WhatsApp cashback for UPI Payments began to rollout in India

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Last month, WhatsApp was testing its UPI cashback feature which is now started to roll out in India. The users are getting a cashback amount of INR51.00 on each payment made within the app.

The new cashback offer seems like a new way for WhatsApp to promote its payment service in India, which is an instant and safe way to share money with associates. The Android user can avail of this offer at present.

Users who are using the newest WhatsApp version, receiving cashback from WhatsApp that will be displayed on the History page. Furthermore, users can head to the history page from the settings.

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The characteristics of this feature are mentioned below-

  • Users will be are receiving INR51.00 on WhatsApp payment transaction
  • There isn’t any cash limit set for the moment, users can send any minimum amount
  • The users are able to avail cashback amounts only five transitions
  • This may be a limited promotion and might end at any time.

Rolling Out Status:

As per the information, the WhatsApp cashback feature in India simultaneously rolling out for both Android and iOS platforms. The Android 2.21.22.21 and iOS 2.21.220.14 beta versions are enabling this feature.

In addition, it’s also reported that some users have been received this feature with previous updates. On the other hand, if you haven’t received it even after installing the newest version, can wait for future updates.

However, there is no way to facilitate cashback if your WhatsApp account isn’t included in this promotional campaign, reported WABetaInfo. Still, WhatsApp has its own measurements so we recommend you wait for a few days.

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With the previous update, WhatsApp enables pin chat features for Desktop and Web users. From now on, WhatsApp will instantly synchronize the conversation between smartphone and desktop app of WhatsApp. Besides, only the macOS users are getting the ability at present, while there is no news for Windows.

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WhatsApp hide ‘Online Status’ feature is coming

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WhatsApp is working on a new feature called “who can see when I’m online”, it will help you hide your online status, whenever you open your WhatsApp account. This is quite a new and useful as well as requested feature for those who want to hide their activity on WhatsApp.

How does it work?

WhatsApp already comes with a feature named – Last Seen, which allows you to see the last time your contact has used WhatsApp or they were online. However, in the past, WhatsApp has already introduced the feature that would enable or disable your last seen from contacts or non-contact people.

Wabetainfo reveals that you can now, hide your last online status, which would allow you to hide your active session. In simple words, the word “online” won’t show to your contact during or until the time you close WhatsApp.

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You can share your last online status with everyone or with the selected contact. The selected contact feature is based on the options that come under the last seen & online options. Still, you won’t be able to see other people’s last seen and online status until you don’t share yours.

This feature is coming on WhatsApp settings, under the Privacy section. From here you can choose the corresponding options.

Availability:

Just like other features, WhatsApp is currently testing the hide online status feature for Android devices under the beta channel but we can expect the company to bring it to public WhatsApp users soon.

Also, the picture shown above along with the features might change in a stable release.

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WhatsApp chat ‘delete for everyone’ feature time limit to extend soon

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WhatsApp is sending a new beta update for the Android testers through the Google Play Store, which extends the time to erase messages that are occasionally or accidentally sent. Meanwhile, this WhatsApp beta release aims to enhance delete for everyone time.

As per the present stable version of WhatsApp, the ‘delete for everyone’ option is visible for up to one hour eight minutes and 16 seconds of message delivery. This sometimes annoys users and causes reason for bad user experience.

WhatsApp’s latest beta update for Android users gives them an indication of relief with the extended time limit of the delete for everyone option, you can now delete the message after 2 days and 12 hours.

WhatsApp is now gradually releasing a new time limit for ‘delete for everyone’ to some beta testers and more activations are planned over the coming weeks.

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You can come to see other chatting apps like Telegram and Instagram have the option to unsent or delete the messages permanently without leaving its excerpt, on the other hand, WhatsApp will let you delete the sent messages under the given deadline and that will leave its part of send text.

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Notably, the receiver can see that you delete some messages and it may cause the reason for the mismatch. Well, WhatsApp continues working to enhance its feature to give users a better experience.

Upcoming update:

In addition, the company is also developing a new feature for WhatsApp groups, which allows you to delete any message in a group if you are a group admin. This means you have access to erase any unwanted text from any member of your group.

This feature is under work and WhatsApp soon release a new update for the Android and iOS beta testers with the above-mentioned feature and improvement.

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WhatsApp Android rolling out redesigned location sticker with 2.22.13.16 Beta

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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 2.22.13.16.

Compatibility of the feature

The app-oriented firm is mainly developing the feature as a drawing editor tool. At present, 2.22.13.16 is the compatible version that is rolling out the respective function. However, users may also find the same feature in the 2.22.13.14 beta version as well.

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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.

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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.

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