WhatsApp is the most popular instant messaging app in the world, and WhatsApp iOS version is the second-most-used variant of the application, after the Android one. Now, WhatsApp launched a new update for iOS with new features and improvements.
Among the new additions, there is the previously-announced Group Privacy Settings, which will add extra-privacy for users who engaged in a group chatting on WhatsApp for iOS. Also, WhatsApp will stop showing notification badges for those muted chats.
In addition to those novelties, the new WhatsApp update for iOS brings brand-new alignment rules for stickers and emojis. Users can now use the new guidelines to position stickers and emojis and edit media files in WhatsApp while doing that.
New Group Privacy Setting in WhatsApp update for iOS
The most important novelties in the new WhatsApp version for iOS is the addition of Group Privacy Setting that comes with a new option for groups, the so-called “My Contacts Except.” With this one, users can receive notifications from joining WhatsApp groups only from some specific users.
Besides, the new setting also brings another option that makes it possible for users to refuse to join any group on WhatsApp and not to receive invitations or notifications. This is just one of the steps that WhatsApp plans to take to increase users’ privacy within the app.
WhatsApp Dark Mode to come soon, as well
In other news, WhatsApp plans to release the final version for its Dark Mode soon, along with one of the future stable releases of the application. The last time users had the chance to test this night theme was during the WhatsApp 2.19.289 Beta. Soon, we’ll all can use the WhatsApp Dark Mode in a stable release.
Also, back to WhatsApp for iOS now, another novelty involves the app’s site. The WhatsApp team added a new section that deals with iCloud backup issues and that respective page offers troubleshooting solutions to those problems