- First, you have to open the Android App Testing for WhatsApp page.
- Then you have to click on the blue colored 'BECOME A TESTER' button. 3.
- a 'Mark as read' notification button
- a 'Mute' notification button
- When bringing up the delete banner with double tap- make the "delete.. copy etc" banner bigger so that people with big fingers can use it easier.
- Make the Delete circle colour darker - As it is, it is almost impossible to see.
- 📝 Group description: Now you can set a group description which will also show up to new members.
- 🕹 Admin controls: Where you can restrict group settings access to others.
WhatsApp is a feature-rich messaging app. but the issue with it is that its design is dated and it lacks support for a dark mode. Based on an information released by @WABetaInfo on Twitter - the person, who often does teardowns of the app, it looks like there are references for a dark mode in the works, which will come for both IOS and Android.
By this date, we do not have any other evidence, but [@WABetaInfo] proved to be a well-known leakster and the infos he shares are legit. He has also shared a dark mode concept for WhatsApp on IOS which looks dope....
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As it was reported by WA Beta Info, there were two updates for WhatsApp Messenger in the past week with two new features that we are going to talk about. As you remember, we spoke about the notification shortcuts that were in the works by the WhatsApp team and one of them is available now in v2.18.216+.
You guessed it! It's the 'Mute' button and here is how it works. You'll be able to see it when you get 51+ messages from the same person or a group chat. The future plans of WhatsApp point out that until you get 51+ messages, you will see the 'Mark as read' button and after crossing that number - the 'Mute' button....
In 2018 WhatsApp Messenger got plenty of new features and updates like the new group settings and hiding media from your gallery, but that's not it. According to WABetaInfo and the teardown they did of WhatsApp Messenger v 2.18.214, the app is going to get two new features:
With these two buttons, you'll be able to do the actions they're named after quickly and more conveniently. By pressing the 'Mark as read' button you will give the sender of the message those two famous blue ticks. Also, the current way to mute a contact or a group is by heading into the app, pressing and holding on the chat in question and then tapping on the resulting 'Mute' icon at the top....
There's a new WhatsApp Messenger update with version number 2.18.205 beta. The only newly added feature, according to the official changelog on the Play Store, is:
"Group admins can now choose to allow only admins to send messages to a group. Open "Group info" > tap "Group settings". Non-admins will still be able to read messages and respond privately by tapping "Message admin"."
In other words, group admins can now decide which users - admins only, or both admins and none-admins receive permission to send messages to their groups....
As it was announced in Whatsapp Blog earlier on Tuesday 15.05.18, Whatsapp Enabled some server-side features to groups users.