WhatsApp for Android has added a brand new characteristic in its newest Beta patch.
Within the newest WhatsApp beta model, the app has added ‘Excessive Precedence’ notifications that may allow customers to handle push notifications higher. It’s much like the pinned chats characteristic that WhatsApp had rolled out final yr.
WhatsApp has additionally individually launched a brand new ‘Dismiss as Admin‘ characteristic for its iOS and Internet apps.
First noticed by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp has rolled out the Excessive Precedence notifications for Android beta testers.
When a person permits this feature, incoming notifications will be pinned to the highest of the smartphone’s notification centre. The choice will be utilized to non-public in addition to group chats. Most Geeky has confirmed the brand new characteristic is at present out there within the WhatsApp model 2.18.117 on Android.
Customers can entry the Excessive Precedence Notification characteristic by going to the Notifications Settings menu. Notably, in case your smartphone has different purposes which have the same characteristic, the notifications must be proven as in a chronological order.
Coming to the ‘Dismiss as Admin’ characteristic, the characteristic is just aimed at WhatsApp groups.
Additionally noticed by WABetaInfo, it permits group admins to demote different admins. Earlier, group administrators needed to take away different admins to demote them. However, with the brand new characteristic, they will simply be demoted to a member without being eliminated.
It is possible for you to find it within the Group Data menu.
Apparently, WhatsApp had rolled out the characteristic in its Android app (model 2.18.116), but it sure seems to have eliminated it within the newest Android beta app (model 2.18.17). This feature is out there on WhatsApp for iOS (model 2.18.41), and Internet (model 2.18.116).