WhatsApp testing Silent Mode, Vacation Mode, Linked Accounts; all details and benefits here

Oct 26, 2018, 08:18 AM IST
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WhatsApp has reportedly started working on three new features -- Vacation Mode, Silent Modes, and Linked Accounts. WhatsApp is testing these through the Google Play Beta Program. WhatsApp has introduced new features like Data Sharing and Group Settings. Though the Silent Mode and Linked Accounts are ready, Vacation Mode is still under development, according to xda-developers.com.

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1. With “Vacation Mode” feature, those archived chats that receive new messages won’t be “unarchived” automatically as long as the chat had previously been muted. Image source: Reuters

 

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2. Silent Mode feature is exclusive to Android and will help users remove the “App Notifications Badge” for chats that have been muted. According to the xda-developers.com report, “Silent Mode” prevents the badge from updating the counter in relation to all the chats that have been muted. Image source: Reuters

 

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3. “Linked Accounts” feature is intended for WhatsApp Business. This feature would let a user connect their WhatsApp account with external services. This feature isn’t live yet.  “Linked Account” settings will be displayed under the “Profile” options. Image source: Reuters

 

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4. WhatsApp recently introduced new features like Data Sharing and Group Settings. Image source: Reuters

 

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5. Silent Mode and Linked Accounts are already in the final stage, Vacation Mode is still under development, the report said. Image source: Reuters

 

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