If you missed our stories this week about the latest updates to WhatsApp beta for Android, iOS, and Desktop, this is a good time to catch up thanks to our summary. Among the 10 stories we shared, the best news of the week is about the ability to edit messages, available on WhatsApp beta for iOS, Android, and Web!
WHATSAPP NEWS OF THE WEEK – WhatsApp message editing feature
- Thanks to a Google spokesperson, we learned that there is a bug in the Android system that incorrectly displays WhatsApp privacy indicators in thePrivacy Dashboard.
- TheWhatsApp beta for Android 220.127.116.11update included information about message editing: your edited messages will be successfully updated for everyone in the conversation in case they are using the latest version of WhatsApp.
- After releasing a feature that allows users to join the beta program for WhatsApp Web, WhatsApp is releasing the first feature to some beta testers that joined the beta program: the ability toedit messages!
- After installing theWhatsApp beta for Android 18.104.22.168update, some beta testers can finally edit text messages within 15 minutes of sending them.
- The same update about message editing is available to some beta testers after installing theWhatsApp beta for iOS 22.214.171.124update available on the TestFlight app. The update also includes new features: silence unknown callers, and improvements for the community announcement group. In our opinion, message editing is the best news of the week:
- An officialSmartwatch appfor WhatsApp is available on Wear OS. Since this is the first version of the app, some features may still not be supported and it’s possible you experience some bugs.
- With theWhatsApp for iOS 23.9.77update available on the App Store, WhatsApp is widely rolling out a tweaked interface when loading link previews, making it easier for users to understand when a preview is loading and when it is available.
- Thanks to theWhatsApp beta for iOS 126.96.36.199update available on the TestFlight app, we shared a sneak peek about the ability to see a list of channels users follow, available in a future update of the app.
- With the article about theWhatsApp beta for Android 188.8.131.52update, we shared information about a feature to introduce channels, available in a future update of the app.
- Further details about channels are available with theWhatsApp beta for Android 184.108.40.206update. In particular, WhatsApp is working on a broadcast channel conversation and 12 tools to use along with channels in a future update of the app: interface, verification status, number of followers, mute notifications button, handles, real followers count, shortcuts, channel description, mute notifications toggle, visibility status, privacy, reporting.
Stay tuned with us to discover new features and updates about WhatsApp, coming your way next week!
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