Latest beta build of WhatsApp reveals possible new features
"There is a new beta version of WhatsApp and it gives a glimpse at possible features that the chat app may get in coming days."
There is a new beta version of WhatsApp out on the internet. It shows a few new features that may make an appearance in the app in the coming weeks when there is a regular update to it through the app stores.
WhatsApp has added a few new features to its beta app.
One of the new features is always a mute option.
The new build of the chat app also hints at a redesign for call buttons.
Among the new features, there is the 'Always Mute' option which will allow users to mute a particular chat window forever. The 'Always Mute' option replaces the one year option that was available earlier.
The WhatsApp 22.214.171.124 beta version also contains some UI changes. With this version, users will get a new Storage UI look. Though the rollout of the Storage UI feature began in past beta many users didn't receive it. But with the latest one, Android users can finally get the redesigned UI. To the added features, the app is also testing the Media Guidelines feature in this beta version. Using the Media Guidelines feature, people can enable guides to align stickers, GIFs, and texts while uploading a WhatsApp story.
The information comes to the courtesy WABetaInfo which also revealed that in the new beta build of the app the voice and video call buttons for business accounts have disappeared. While the calling buttons are hidden from the Contact Info, but users can access them if you tap the profile in the chat and contact list.
WhatsApp is the most used chat app in the world as well as in India. Though the app started as a simple chat app, over the years many features like video and audio or business features have been added to it.