WhatsApp is working on showing status updates right within your chats list. A Few days back the leading WhatsApp news portal WABetaInfo announced that WhatsApp was working on the ability to give quick reactions for status updates in the future. After this previous news, the news portal brings a report about a new feature that is currently under development.
You already know that your status updates are shared with all your contacts by default. You can see the status updates of all those contacts whose phone numbers you have in your phone’s address book and they have your phone number in their phone’s address book.
WhatsApp showing status updates within the chats list
WhatsApp is known for continuously bringing improvements in its features to keep the app up to date. Recently it had rolled out some privacy features for status updates. With this current beta update, the platform is reportedly adding one more improvement in this feature. You may be knowing that on Instagram it is already possible to view status updates right within the chats list of your private chat.
According to the reports now WhatsApp is adding this same feature for its users. As seen in the preview of the feature released by the reputable WhatsApp beta tracker, the First Contact has an updated status and it is visible right within the chats list. It can also be seen when you search for chats and messages.
When you tap the chat cell, WhatsApp will open your conversation with the contact. But when you tap on the Contact’s profile picture, WhatsApp will also show up their status update if they have posted any.
As per the reports after the release of this feature more people will start viewing the status updates posted by their Contacts. According to the report, the platform will also enable the ability to view status updates within the chats list. The new Status update will release for the WhatsApp beta for Android and iOS users.
As this feature is under development process there is no news about its final release date. You will get information as soon as this feature is ready to release for beta testers. For further updates on all upcoming changes and latest features keep following us.