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WhatsApp won’t limit features for Indian users if they don’t accept new privacy policy

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At present, WhatsApp’s new Terms of Service is the hottest topic among WhatsApp users, which came into effect on May 15, 2021. Also, it was mentioned by the company that if the users will not accept the new policies then they will face limitations in features.

Regarding this matter, India’s Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) issued a notice to WhatsApp and asked to withdraw its new controversial privacy policy.

Also, the Indian government gave seven days time to send a satisfactory reply on this matter. Otherwise, they will take strict action against the Facebook-owned WhatsApp platform.

Recently, WhatsApp has responded and told the government that it won’t withdraw its privacy policy as it “does not change the privacy of people’s personal messages.” Instead, it explained that WhatsApp will not put any limitation on Indian WhatsApp users if they won’t allow the new policy.

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Additionally, WhatsApp mentioned that it will continue reminding users about the policy at least until India’s upcoming Personal Data Protection (PDP) Bill comes into effect.

“We have responded to the Government of India’s letter and assured them that the privacy of users remains our highest priority. As a reminder, the recent update does not change the privacy of people’s personal messages. Its purpose is to provide additional information about how people can interact with businesses if they choose to do so…We will not limit the functionality of how WhatsApp works in the coming weeks.

Instead, we will continue to remind users about the update as well as when people choose to use relevant optional features, such as communicating with a business that is receiving support from Facebook…We hope this approach reinforces the choice that all users have whether or not they want to interact with a business. We will maintain this approach until at least the forthcoming PDP law comes into effect,” said  WhatsApp spokesperson

For more understanding, it means that Huawei claimed the Terms of Service don’t affect your account and chat with your friends and family if you won’t accept them. But,  they are needed to improve the communication with specific business accounts.

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(Via – WaBetaInfo)

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WhatsApp to add account login approval feature

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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 2.22.17.21 build version.

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WhatsApp login approval feature

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 popularity:

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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 )

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WhatsApp Android will let you hide specific contact online status soon

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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 2.22.16.12 build version for Android users. Notably, this feature is already available on iOS devices, and now the company expanding it to Android devices.

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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.

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 WhatsApp Android to bring Quick reaction feature for status

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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 2.22.16.10 build version.

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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.

(Source: WABetaInfo)

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