This year 2019 has witnessed many updates in the WhatsApp like stories update feature and many more things but here we want to inform you about some features which is still in the development process and maybe applied in the app in the next year.
Here is the list, have a look and know the expected updates of the WhatsApp which you will be using if they were successfully executed on the app.
- WhatsApp Dark Mode still a work-in-progress
- WhatsApp working on a Boomerang feature
- WhatsApp working on a new multi-platform system
- WhatsApp is working on QR code button
- WhatsApp is working on an in-app browser
- WhatsApp is working on a Search Image feature
- WhatsApp is developing an Advanced Search feature
- WhatsApp is working on an algorithmic feed for Status
- WhatsApp working on a Blocked Contact Notice
- WhatsApp is working on grouping blocked contacts
Dark mode feature
The WhatsApp app is heading closer to launching the much-awaited dark theme on its platform. Earlier, the feature was introduced in the Android and iOS beta both but it has not been arrived in its full-fledged version or even to the testing phase. It is now been assumed that the WhatsApp will feature multiple versions of varying black themes in the iOS which will differ in the black shade strength applied across the app’s interface. A latest iPhone beta update indicates the vivid varieties of the black mode that can be offered to the users. The darkest black will be the default theme use by the WhatsApp but the users will be able to change it in the next configuration after updating device accessibility settings. A recent report indicates that WhatsApp will launch this dark mode officially as Night Mode. Till now, there is no news about when WhatsApp will serve this Night Mode feature in the plate of Android users via beta or stable updates.
Working on a Boomerang feature
A news is leaking that WhatsApp is working on a boomerang feature that will allow users to create looping videos. According to a report, the boomerang feature is still in its development stage and it will be available for iPhone users first. After iOS, it is said to reach android soon. recently, WhatsApp sibling Instagram launched boomerang app to let it users create few seconds video loops. It is said that the boomerang feature will be available for videos that are shorter than seven seconds. In addition to this, the boomerang created can be shared with WhatsApp contacts or can also be put as a story.
Multi-platform system will let users to access a single account from multiple devices. The news is that the current feature will enable the users to use WhatsApp in their PC as well. The current feature has bought the WhatsApp for windows. The feature will let the user to access their account on iPhone, Android, iPod, and WhatsApp for Windows (UWP) whenever it is used in the real execution. This shows that the users will be able to use their same account on multiple devices without being kicked out of from other. When you try to access the WhatsApp account from the second account, you will need a registration code that will be sent to your primary device will be splash on the device as a warning. This will make the multi-platform feature a more secure facility for the users.
WhatsApp beta 2.51.151 is supposed to configure references for a new QR Code button that would enable the users to add contacts and share profiles by specific QR code. While you press the QR code button after going through the profile section, the WhatsApp will show the QR code that would enable other to add you through the respective QR codes.
The WhatsApp android beta version 2.19.74 was found to feature an in-app browser every time the user attempts to access the link shared over the app. The feature is currently not in use but it is under development process. The feature is designed to recognize the unsafe pages by using “safe browsing” feature added to 8.1 version of Android. It informs the user about the malicious content on the page.
WhatsApp for android is spotted to test a new feature that will enable the users to search the images on the google which they have received via through the app. This new feature which is now known as “search image” is featured to search the image on the google. The search image feature has not been executed in the app on real ground. it has been disabled by the default but the rumors are coming that soon they will be executed on the app.
Advanced search feature
The WhatsApp has been spotted to work on a separate “advanced search engine” feature that will enable the users to search and find the photos, GIFs, Audio, and even videos along the with the normal text search that is usually enabled. This advanced search image feature is different from the search image feature which is discussed above. The advanced image search is also under development and said to strike the app globally very soon.
Algorithmic feed for status
Currently, the WhatsApp is working to change the categorizing the status and about how it appears on the app. The app is trying to change the chronologically order in which the stories appear on the app into an idea of algorithm driven feed that will enlist the stories according to their relevance. The WhatsApp is experimenting its new feature of feed stories to a smaller region to the accounts pf people whose stories are viewing by comparatively more viewers. This new algorithm will trace the relevance of the stories updated by considering the frequency of interaction between the users a contact in his/ her list before putting the status update by that specific person on the particular location of the feed. Presently, this feature is experimented to a smaller group of people and after seeing its results, it will be executed globally.
Blocked contact notice
It is rumored that the WhatsApp is going to feature a new android beta 2.19.332 update. In this feature, whenever you block a contact or unblock it, a bubble will pop on your chat saying” you have blocked this contact, tap to unblock it”. Same will appear if you unblock the contact. The tracker will take care that the person who blocked will get this notice and the person on the next side, won’t get notified that you have blocked him or her.
Grouping blocked contact
This feature will enable the android users the group their blocked contact into a category in their latest android beta 2.19.332 update. This feature will automatically synchronize your blocked contacts in the list based on a specific criterion. Through this feature, all your business contacts will be listed on a different section. After this feature is implied, you don’t need to set a contact as business as the app will automatically recognize the contact ad move it to your specific list of business contacts. The feature is not in use and it is still under development.