Alert to MILLIONS of WhatsApp users as eight major app changes have been revealed

WHATSAPP is making eight big changes to the app – and you need to know everything about them.

The popular chat app is constantly getting updates, delivering new features and fixing annoying issues.

Several new WhatsApp features have been leaked online


Several new WhatsApp features have been leaked onlinePhoto credit: WhatsApp / WABetaInfo

These features are typically tested in the “Beta” trial version of Whatsapp First.

And the WhatsApp investigators WABetaInfo have taken down the app for some big changes.

Some of these features are now available with the latest WhatsApp app update.

Others can only be tried in the beta app.

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And some are “in development” which means you can’t try them yet.

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Here is the full list…

  • Time to retract messages extended to two days (now live)
  • Ability for group admins to undo texts sent by members
  • Ability to submit bug reports within WhatsApp
  • Announcement when a phone number is shared with a business
  • Ability to send texts from a linked device to yourself
  • In-app polls for submitting feedback
  • Ability for WhatsApp companies to assign specific chats to specific linked devices
  • An in-app shop where you can shop within WhatsApp (initially limited to India)

Unfortunately, it’s impossible to say when all of these features will make it to the live version of WhatsApp.

However, if you want to try new WhatsApp features first, follow our guide below to join the beta.

How to join WhatsApp Beta

To download WhatsApp Beta for your smartphone, you need to go to Google Play on your smartphone Android and search for whatsapp.

Scroll down the page until you see “Become a Beta Tester”.

Tap the “I’m in” button, then tap “Join” to confirm.

Now all you have to do is wait for the update to the beta version of the app.

Participating in the WhatsApp beta on iPhone is more difficult and has a limited capacity.

Follow Apple’s instructions here.

bonus trick

If you’re a WhatsApp fanatic, here’s a fun trick you can try.

Your WhatsApp has many hidden secrets – and one can really up your texting game.

It is the favorites feature that allows you to mark a message and save it for later.

Just open WhatsApp and then go to a chat.

Holding your finger on a specific message gives you the option to star it.

Then go into your settings and look for starred messages.

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That’s where all your favorite messages are stored in the app.

It’s an easy way to keep track of important messages – maybe an address, directions, or even a clever WhatsApp trick.

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