Since it started in 2023, WhatsApp has been working on the development and implementation of new features to improve the user experience on the popular instant messaging platform.
Thanks to this initiative, in recent weeks the users of the application have received several improvements in functions such as video calls, states, message destruction, among others.
Now WABetaInfo, a portal specialized in filtering WhatsApp news, has revealed that the popular messaging application is preparing a new update that incorporates several novelties for the functionalities that the service has.
According to the portal, the platform has released a new change log in the Google Play Store, with data on the functions that will eventually be available to all users who install the latest update of WhatsApp for Android.
News that comes with the new WhatsApp update
Topics and descriptions of larger groups
Thanks to this novelty, users will be able to choose a theme along with the ability to add a longer description for the groups they are in. So that people will be able to extend more when defining their groups and this will allow them to have a greater order between the different group conversations that they manage on the platform.
Up to 100 photos or videos can be shared
The apps increased the limit on the number of files that can be shared in a single message, now users can send up to 100 images or videos within their chats. So that people will have more facilities to Send entire albums to a group or one-on-one conversation with friends or family.
States with voice notes
The app has expanded the capabilities of this tool so that users can also perform an update with a voice message. In this case, they will be able to record and share an audio of up to 30 seconds, as reported in a press release.
It is also possible to choose one of the eight pre-selected emojis with WhatsApp to react to a status and see a preview of what a shared link contains in this type of post.
The service generated access to a button called ‘Saved Messages’ within the group chat informationthanks to this resource it is possible to store messages to prevent them from being deleted by another member of the group.
In this way, if one of the users saves a temporary message, it will no longer disappear from the chat despite its expiration period (24 hours, seven or 90 days), but will be stored in this section, to the that all members of the group will have access to.
However, any of the participants will be able to modify the status of the message at any time.
It should be noted that some of the novelties discovered by WABetaInfo They are only present in WhatsApp beta for Android, version 18.104.22.168and therefore could only be used by betatester users.
But there is a great possibility that these functionalities will be implemented in the official version of the platform, through an eventual update for the service that could appear during the course of 2023.
The trick to discover who your partner is chatting with, without using dangerous ‘apps’
Some WhatsApp users are unaware that the platform has a tool that exposes user activity by revealing which contacts they chat with the most. In addition, it is a method that does not require the installation of apps unofficial or require payment to use them.
So that by resorting to this trick, the operation of the phone will not be jeopardized, nor will the personal information (chats, photos and videos) that the user has saved on their smartphone.
How to discover which contacts a user chats with the most?
To discover which are the contacts to which a WhatsApp user sends messages the most, it is necessary to follow the following steps:
- Open WhatsApp and go to the main menu of the application, pressing the three-dot button that is in the upper right part
- Select the ‘settings’ option.
- Tap on ‘Storage & Data’ and then choose ‘Manage storage’.
- Enter ‘Manage storage data’
- An indicator will appear on the screen that reflects how much space it occupies on the phone, the files received by the app.
- Review the list of contacts that appears on the screen: the first places are the numbers with which the user chats the most.
It should be noted that, despite the fact that this method does help to expose the names of the contacts with which a WhatsApp user communicates the most, this option was not implemented in the apps for that purpose. Originally, the said tool has the function to help users quickly check and delete unnecessary files that are stored from the popular instant messaging application.
In this way, you can quickly free up storage memory on the phone.