WhatsApp on 28 Jan 2018 released latest v2.18.20 update for iOS. WhatsApp v2.18.20 iOS Update: Bug Fixed, New and Improved features.
WhatsApp 2.18.20 iOS update?
Tomorrow on 28Jan 2018 WhatsApp has released their new 2.18.20 update for iOS. WhatsApp 2.18.20 is bug fixed and released with some new and improvements. In below paragraphs, you will get the information of new things/features of WhatsApp 2.18.20.
What’s New/ Improved in WhatsApp 2.18.20 iOS?
WABetaInfo was the first who confirms that WhatsApp 2.18.20 is available for iOS and also provided the information about the new and improved features that WhatsApp users get in this update.
WhatsApp v2.18.20 supports Apple’s CarPlay. iCulture is reporting that the popular messaging app now works with Apple’s automotive platform in WhatsApp v2.18.20.
WhatsApp v2.18.20 will automatically show up as an app when your iPhone is connected to CarPlay. It’ll work like any other messaging app due to Apple’s strict rules for CarPlay messaging apps.
So, According to WABetaInfo, Apart from above one in this updated version user will get following four new and improved features:
- Private Replies
- Big Quoted Emojis
- Search Participants
- Mentions Button
So, let us tell you how these features will work? so, let’s start with Private Replies feature.
Private Replies Feature: On WhatsApp have you ever thought to chat in a closed group, or chat in a group in which you are not a participant. If not, than with this feature you will be able to chat in a closed group(a group in which you are not a participant). For that, you have to quote every message sent/received by simply tapping on the message, then selecting the Reply option.
But Remeber, WhatsApp will automatically open the chat with other user and, if other user taps the quoted message, the group will be automatically opened, highlighting the quoted message.
Big Quoted Emojis: In the previous version of WhatsApp, the size of emojis included in the quoted message is too small. But in this update, the size of emojis in a quoted message is decent as compared to previous one. Just see the below pic of WhatsApp 2.18.20 and previous WhatsApp quote emojis, to understand the difference.
Search Participants: Best new and improved feature of WhatsApp. With this feature, you will get new search option in group’s info of group. Apart from the search box, you will be able to find out group participant /admin names easily. As all administrators are located at the top of the participant’s list in the Group Info section.
Mentions Button: If you are a member of any group than it quite possible that you will get a lot of group message notification in one day. And it also possible that most of the messages are not for you than what you do in this case?. So with this new feature, you will be able you to quickly find and read-only messages where you were mentioned.
According to the WABetaInfo:
“Introducing the feature, when someone mentions you in a group and you open it, if there will be a lot of messages before the message where you are mentioned, you will immediately notice a new button: this button will allow you to jump all messages where you aren’t mentioned, highlighting the one interested.”
So these are four new and improved features of WhatsApp 2.18.20 for iOS. Share your thought, what do you think about these four features? Leave your answer in below comment section.