Warning to MILLIONS of WhatsApp users – Huge app change coming

WHATSAPP is working on major updates that will completely change the app.

Insiders have revealed six big tweaks that will make a big difference when using it.

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Meta’s own SMS app is very popular and used by billions of people every year.

That means Whatsapp must test new features carefully before rolling them out – otherwise chaos can ensue.

tech sniffer dogs WABetaInfo Check out WhatsApp’s “Beta Test” version regularly to discover upcoming changes.

And there are some great ones in the lineup.

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New WhatsApp changes

Here are the six major changes in WhatsApp development:

  • A new section to view previous group participants
  • An in-chat notification when someone leaves a group that only group admins can see
  • WhatsApp status emoji reactions with a choice of eight quick tap icons
  • An optimized context menu on WhatsApp for Windows with an integrated spelling action
  • A new security feature called Login Permission, which adds an optional extra layer of security
  • Toggle phone number sharing for members of a WhatsApp community

The bad news is that we don’t know exactly when these updates will roll out.

Some can last days, weeks, or even months.

And it’s possible that WhatsApp will decide that one of the features isn’t working well and scrap it entirely.

If you want to try the latest WhatsApp features first, you can join the app beta.

Follow our guide below to get started.

How to get WhatsApp beta

To download WhatsApp Beta for your smartphone you have to go Google Play on yours 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.

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Join the WhatsApp beta iOS to the iPhone is more difficult and has a limited capacity.

Follow Apple’s instructions here.

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