January 2023 brought in new opportunities for WhatsApp to expand further among Android users and the Meta-owned chat platform is releasing new beta builds to users interestest in new features.
It’s widely used on Android and iOS platforms, but for the time being, we’ll only focus on Android and keep you posted with the latest functionality being tested for WhatsApp users.
Note that the mentioned features may change or delay production and the only purpose is to anticipate the upcoming ones. Also, you can access them early by signing up for the WhatsApp beta build.
Below you can check the January 2023 WhatsApp beta rollout list. To be mentioned inputs are taken from Wabetainfo.
January 26, 2023:
- WhatsApp beta version 188.8.131.52 for Android showcase upcoming text editor for drawing tool improvements (read more).
January 25, 2023:
- WhatsApp 184.108.40.206 brings support for haptic feedback whever you react to a message on mobile device.
January 20, 2023:
- WhatsApp 220.127.116.11 beta for Android users brings will let them change the photo quality between, automatic, best quality and data saver. There cold be more option added or removed from this later on.
January 19, 2023:
- WhatsApp 18.104.22.168 for Andriod rolling out for public users with block shortcut feature.
January 18, 2023:
- WhatsApp 22.214.171.124 beta for Android allows you to share a voice note as a status update with a certain users that are allowed to see your status.
January 14, 2023:
- WhatsApp 126.96.36.199/7 would let you transfer chat history to a new phone without using the cloud storage.
January 12, 2023:
- WhatsApp version 188.8.131.52 is in work with a feature to Block to quickly block contacts. In addition, there’s 184.108.40.206 version that shown block feature directly into the notifications.
January 11, 2023:
- WhatsApp 220.127.116.11 noted with a new user interface for loading your chat.
January 10, 2023:
- WhatsApp 18.104.22.168 testing a an alert to inform you about the feature to share caption along with the media.
January 6, 2023:
- WhatsApp 22.214.171.124 beta test reveals a feature called Report, which would allow you to report any WhatsApp status, as it violates or offends you.
January 5, 2023:
- WhatsApp 126.96.36.199/26 version revealed that the company is working on a chat transfer feature called move chats to Android or iOS. This feature will allow users to transfer their chat to each platform.
January 4, 2023:
- WhatsApp 188.8.131.52 beta version shows that the chat app will bring the bookmark icon to the disappearing message that has temporarily been saved, meaning they will not be automatically deleted from the chat and everyone in the conversation.