As you’ll rightly know, WhatsApp is constantly being
updated – and there are three important changes coming
Usually, many of these updates have been prepare for
some years ago, and then they are being released bit by bit
Some of the updates are already added to the WhatsApp
beta (Which is a test version of the app for trialing new
Four of these new features have been added to the Android
beta. Though they’ll be added to iphones
When you share videos with friends on WhatsApp that are
off-platform (like on YouTube), you can stay in the app
and watch them with picture-in-picture.
This means the video floats around while you’re still
Now there’s a new control bar that is attached to the
bottom of the video.
This lets you quickly pause or resume the video, and open
Undo Status Update
If you’ve published a status update, you can quickly “undo” it.
That’ll let you remove a status update that you’ve posted
The “undo” button appears next on the Status Sent banner
once you’ve posted.
This makes it much faster to get rid of an accidental status
update – which could be a real life-saver.
The last feature is only applicable to Business accounts.
It’s like rating a taxify driver, but instead you’re giving
feedback on a company representative.
You’ll get to offer a star rating out of five, based on how
“helpful” an individual message is.
WhatsApp uses this feature to help businesses improve
their messages to customers.”
It’s unclear exactly when these new features will roll out
to the general public.
But if you want to get the features today, you can get the
How to get WhatsApp beta
To download WhatsApp beta for your smartphone you
need to go to Google Play on your Android and search for
Scroll down the page until you see “Become a Beta Tester”.
Tap the “I’m In” button and then click “Join” to confirm.
Now all you have to do is wait for the update to the beta
version of the app.