WhatsApp is rolling out new features for group chats on the iOS app. According to the announcement made by the company through their official blog post a few weeks ago, these features will be widely available to all iOS users using the stable version of WhatsApp.
These new features include increased numbers of people in a group chat, more controls for group admins for managing an approval system, and more. According to the report of WABetaInfo, these features were earlier released in the WhatsApp beta for iOS 184.108.40.206 update. In this current update, the same features have been added in the stable version. Get more details in this article below.
WhatsApp new features for group chats on iOS
A previous article released by the leading WhatsApp news source mentioned that the Meta-owned company had announced new features for group chats. At that time the feature was on testing now it is finally available to more stable users. One of the most important updates is, the increased number of people joining a group chat.
As mentioned in the official changelog, now the limit has been raised to 1024 people making it easier for users to create and manage large groups. In October 2022 this feature was released only to some beta testers, now it is available worldwide.
Another update among WhatsApp’s new features includes an approval system that allows them to manage their groups more effectively. This gives the group admins more control over their groups. The company had earlier released this feature in WhatsApp beta for iOS 220.127.116.11 update. Now it is available as a stable version.
The next new feature added is the ability to search for groups that their contacts are members of by searching their names. Earlier this feature was released in WhatsApp beta for iOS 18.104.22.168 update, now the company has rolled it out to more users on the stable version.
As mentioned earlier these new features are available to more iOS users in this update. But if some of you don’t see the features even after installing the same version, you will receive them over the coming weeks. To get these features install the latest version of the app.