WhatsApp protects aggregate For its users, the new option will be to hide a file Telephone number In group chats.
Currently, launching the messaging app allows members of a chat group to view the phone numbers of their colleagues, whether or not they are in their contact list. However, the company is developing a new option that allows users to choose whether they want to share this Information.
According to WABetaInfo, Android app version 18.104.22.168 adds this option Share phone number Under the group information section, which will be activated by default for all users listed in a file group chat.
This way, those who want to share their phone number will have to modify this configuration.
At the moment, this update is only available in the beta version of google apps It is not known when the official version will be released for Android devices or iOS users
The ability to hide the phone number is one of the updates that were made The WhatsApp that are kept within the application’s beta program. Among the most significant changes is the ability to create groups of up to 512 users and Interact with emojis
There are other features and functions that are still in the testing phase, such as the ability for group chat members to see a profile History of previous participants From the conversation thanks to version 22.214.171.124 of WhatsApp beta available for devices Android and some users iOS.
“Show old participants” is an option available to those users who belong to beta program It is located at the end of the list of chat members, under the “Group Information” section. However, this record is not historical, but covers a period of 60 days during which the names of people who have left or been removed from the chat are visible to both administrators and members.
Finally, among the latest updates to .’s Beta software, The WhatsAppOne of them is related to the security of user accounts. Version 126.96.36.199 features the addition of a new feature, still in development, called “Agree to login” This will enable in-app notifications in case someone else tries to access the account.
When someone wants to enter someone else’s account within the app, the user who owns the profile will have the ability to accept or decline the new login.
Thanks to this feature, the app will be able to warn users every time someone tries to access the account and they will have to accept access in order to be able to do so. The notification from the app will contain additional details such as where and when the profile was attempted to be accessed, as well as Device type from which it was made.