After introducing a bunch of enhancements this yr, instant-messaging platform WhatsApp is reportedly engaged on new function to Standing updates as nicely, as per WABetainfo.
The web site says that the corporate, after improving a number of previous options resembling bringing a few velocity playback for voice messages, the multi-device login function and the brand new archive choices, WhatsApp is now engaged on bettering standing updates.
“Today WhatsApp is working on something about status updates, for a future update: the possibility to view status updates tapping the profile picture!” a publish on WABetainfo learn.
The web site says that WhatsApp will permit customers to view the standing just by tapping the profile photos on the messaging app.
“When you tap the profile picture, WhatsApp will present an alert asking if you want to view the status update or the profile picture, so something very similar to Twitter Fleets,” it stated.
This function is beneath improvement, and it will likely be launched in a future replace for beta testers.
WhatsApp now permits transferring chats between Android, iOS
A day earlier, WhatsApp introduced a serious improvement for smartphone customers. WhatsApp stated it was lastly enabling customers to switch information between platforms — from Android to iOS and vice-versa.
The platform has rolled out the function presently for Samsung telephones, however it can quickly be accessible for each cell phone, Android to iOS, and vice versa, WhatsApp chief Will Cathcart stated.
“Want to securely take your WhatsApp history from one platform to another? We’re working to make this possible starting with @SamsungMobile devices, and it’s coming to @Android and iOS phones soon,” the chief stated.
“To use the feature, WhatsApp users will connect their old and new device via a USB-C to Lightning cable, and launch Smart Switch. The new phone will then prompt you to scan a QR code using your old phone and export your WhatsApp history. To complete the transfer, you’ll sign into WhatsApp on the new device and import the messages,” Tech Crunch reported.