Jan 31, 2017 07:02 AM EST
WhatsApp Status Indicator: New Feature Coming Soon; What's It All About
The Facebook-owned instant messaging service has good news for its users. Here's what to expect from the update on the WhatsApp status indicator.
WhatsApp status indicator: app's current features
According to India Today, users can only see tabs for contacts, chats, and calls. After the new update, users will see a changed interface with a new Status tab. Another existing feature is Live Location, wherein you can share your real-time location with contacts. This is not available for group chats but many are speculating it will be included in the update.
WhatsApp status indicator: more updates
WhatsApp beta for Android 2.17.36: added an indicator when there are new Statuses. pic.twitter.com/fZqg0KK3qM
— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) January 26, 2017
According to WABetaInfo, this new tab will be placed between the chats and calls tabs. In addition, the source shared leaks as well, showing WhatsApp displaying a low battery warning during a WhatsApp call. Interesting new updates, aren't they?
Now, the Whatsapp status indicator; which is among the new features the app will be introducing. Here, the app will give a notification about a contact whenever they would be changing status. So, if any friends in your contact list changed their status, will will immediately get a notification.
WhatsApp status indicator: other rumors
Also there some new rumours circulating about WhatsApp. Allegedly, the company is also working on a feature to edit and revoke messages. The feature has been spotted for a beta version and may soon be available to all. According to the leak, sent messages on WhatsApp beta version iOS 22.214.171.1249 will get a separate Revoke option, which when clicked, would recall the sent message.
According to Tech Facts Live, although it's still leaked news, the company is expected to make an official announcement. This Live Location feature might be available on beta versions of ios (v2. 17.3.28). With this, the sharing option is rumored to also be made available.
Are you excited for the new update on the WhatsApp status indicator andother features?