WHATSAPP is working on six major app updates that will forever change the way you text.
The app continues to become more powerful – and details of some upcoming tweaks have been revealed.
Whatsapp usually tests its updates in a “beta” app first.
That means we often hear about new features before they make it to the live version of WhatsApp.
That’s usually thanks WABetaInfoa dedicated blog dedicated to the beta to uncover its secrets.
And it turns out WhatsApp is making a number of changes, including a quick action button for muting group chats – as well as a big tweak to voice memos.
WhatsApp changes revealed
Here are some of the biggest updates to the maps…
- Polls now work on WhatsApp for Windows (post iOS and Android release)
- Call history tracking in app sidebar in WhatsApp Beta for Windows
- The ability to share contact cards in WhatsApp Beta for Windows
- A feature to add voice notes to status updates is “in development” for iOS and Android.
- A new official WhatsApp chat where you can get tips and the latest app news is under development
- A new mute shortcut for group chats to quickly turn off notifications is in development
Unfortunately, it’s not exactly clear when most of these new features will be available in the live version of WhatsApp.
Some may take days, weeks, or even months to arrive.
If you want to try new features first, it’s best to join the app beta.
Follow our guide below to get involved.
How to get 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.
Join the WhatsApp beta iOS is more difficult and has a limited capacity.
Follow Apple’s instructions here.
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