WhatsApp has release new beta updates for desktop and Android users. The WhatsApp desktop beta brings new Privacy Settings feature for WhatsApp Web and WhatsApp for Desktop users.
Privacy Settings have available on the WhatsApp app since a very long time and now the feature has been introduce on the desktop version as well.
The desktop privacy settings are reportedly rolling out for select beta testers.
For Android users, the latest update brings a bug fix for the quick media shortcut feature.
As per WABetaInfo reports that WhatsApp for desktop beta 2.2146.5 has been release.
This update have added the ability of managing privacy settings directly within WhatsApp Web and WhatsApp for Desktop settings.
This new feature will let users manage last seen, profile photo, and about pages directly from WhatsApp Web or WhatsApp for Desktop.
You can even toggle read receipts and choose who they can add in groups.
This features tracker says that the new privacy settings are available for select beta testers.
WABetaInfo claims that if those privacy settings are not available for your WhatsApp account, it means they will be roll out for your account at a later date.
As per WABetaInfo reports that WhatsApp for Android users are receiving a new beta update bringing the version up to 126.96.36.199.
This update brings a bug fix that essentially removes the quick edit shortcut that was introduce a week ago.
Some users report about the addition of the shortcut, but claim that it wasn’t working and didn’t know why it was added in the first place.
With the new WhatsApp beta for Android 188.8.131.52 update, WhatsApp is now removing that shortcut.
The tracker claims that WhatsApp may add this shortcut back in the future, but for now there is no clarity when that will be.
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