WhatsApp has started rolling out a new update for its iOS app that adds custom wallpaper support for individual chats along with more variations of its doodle chat wallpaper.
As previously reported, WhatsApp has started rolling out the disappearing messages for its platform. As the name suggests, disappearing messages will automatically disappear after seven days.
WhatsApp is rolling out a new storage manager for its iPhone and Android app that will allow users to remove unwanted media files to free up storage space on their device.
WhatsApp, the world’s biggest Instant Messaging platform, doesn’t offer multi-platform sync functions. Meaning, you can’t transfer WhatsApp chat and media from iOS to Android or vice versa using the official solution. WhatsApp does offer the native backup solution on iPhone and Android using iCloud and Google Drive respectively. Due to the WhatsApp backup size and other settings, your WhatsApp backup to iCloud might get stuck. Here are some possible solutions to fix the WhatsApp iCloud backup failing problem on your iPhone.
WhatsApp is working on a new ‘Storage usage’ feature that will provide users with a breakdown of how various chats and media files are taking up space on their devices. The new feature will also let users know at a glance as to the amount of space that WhatsApp media is occupying on their device.
In a quest to extend the battery life of iPhones as much as possible, Apple aggressively handles apps running in the background. A side effect of this can be that notifications from selected apps can be delayed. It is actually quite common for iPhone owners to complain about getting delayed notifications from WhatsApp. This can be a deal-breaker for a lot of people and if you are facing the same issue, here’s what you can do to possibly solve the delayed WhatsApp notifications issue on your iPhone.
Despite being one of the most popular messaging services in the world, one of the biggest pain points with WhatsApp is that it does not allow users to transfer their chat history between Android and iPhone. This is a major issue as many users are unable to switch to an iPhone from an Android device and vice versa due to this.
In a bid to further curb the spread of fake news and messages on its platform, WhatsApp has announced a new way for users to quickly search the web for its authenticity.
Facebook-owned WhatsApp is the most popular instant messaging service in the world, but it is a little slow in adding new features. Recently, it added animated stickers, something that has been available on most other IM platforms for over a couple of years now. Now, WhatsApp could bring one of the most-requested features very soon.