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WhatsApp will soon let users to react messages

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WhatsApp Message Yourself

A few months back, we heard that WhatsApp is working on a new feature called message reaction, which allows users to express their feelings through a specific message. Currently, we have seen this new feature on Instagram, Twitter, iMessage, and more.

But now, according to WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is planning to soon release a message reactions feature in the application. In the future, this feature will allow you to react to messages like Instagram. Whether it is a group chat or a personal chat, you can respond to the message, everyone can see who replied to the message, just check the response information.

WhatsApp Message Reactions feature

In the screenshot, it looks like all reactions are placed in the first tab named “All”, then WhatsApp groups that respond to messages with specific emojis, and a separate tab in the middle. Although, users will be able to use any of the 6 emojis to react to specific messages.

WhatsApp Message Reactions feature

Earlier, this feature was discovered during the development of the beta version of WhatsApp for iOS. And now, the company starts its development for Android users. Currently, we don’t have any information about the release date of this feature.

WhatsApp Message Reactions

Aside from this, WhatsApp is also developing multiple features through the Google Play Beta program. In the previous beta update, WhatsApp switched the Migrate Media and Edit Media shortcut options as well as released the playback speed feature for audio messages. [Read More]

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WhatsApp to extend QR-based chat transfer feature for old Android, iOS phones

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WhatsApp Chat History transfer feature

WhatsApp is simplifying the process of transferring chat history from one phone to another through a new feature. The fresh beta (2.24.13.6) update of WhatsApp introduces a new way for a seamless transfer of conversations from an old phone to a new one, without the need for Google Drive backups.

With Beta 2.23.9.19, WhatsApp brought a QR code-based system that allows users to move their chat history directly between Android devices. The beta new update suggests the possibility of extending this feature to allow cross-platform chat history transfers, potentially including iOS devices.

Presently, WhatsApp supports chat history transfers between iOS and Android, but it’s limited to newer Android versions and requires a physical cable. The new update aims to eliminate these restrictions to offer a universal solution for all users. This new feature would be a significant improvement over the current chat transferring method.

The details of how this new universal transfer feature will work are not yet clear, as it is still under development. Through this, WhatsApp aims to provide a more user-friendly and universally applicable migration solution.

WhatsApp Chat history transfer feature

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WhatsApp bringing recent community media feature for group chats

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WhatsApp Recent Media feature

WhatsApp is introducing a new feature for community group chats with the latest beta (2.24.13.4) update. The recent community media feature of WhatsApp aims to make it easier for users to find and manage shared content.

The new feature will provide a dedicated section to view all media shared within their community groups, including photos, videos, and GIFs, as well as documents and links.

Moreover, the recent media feature of WhatsApp will list the shared items and display the size of each file, helping users manage their phone storage better. This is mainly useful for identifying and removing large files that may be consuming excessive space.

This update is still in the development phase and will be released in a future version of WhatsApp. The feature is expected to improve the community group chat experience by updating and organizing shared media.

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Latest WhatsApp Beta lets you pin two favourite channels on Android

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WhatsApp is releasing a new beta update with version 2.24.13.3, which brings a new feature that allows users to pin their most important channels to the top of their channel list.

The new feature is currently available to a limited number of beta testers. It makes it easier for users to keep track of their top two preferred channels.

Previously, users had to scroll through all their channels to find the ones they visited usually. The new pinning feature of WhatsApp simplifies this by letting users select up to two channels to pin at the top of their list. This feature is saving time and improving overall app navigation.

To pin a channel, users simply choose the channel and use the pin option in the app’s top bar. Once pinned, the channel will remain at the top of the list for easy access.

Moreover, the update also includes the ability to perform actions on multiple channels at once, such as muting or marking them as read. The new feature is expected to be rolled out to more beta testers soon.

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