The year 2022 is passing amazingly for WhatsApp users as the Meta-Owned Instant Messaging Platform has been sending back-to-back advanced features with new updates. With the new features ready to use, chatting with WhatsApp has become somewhat very indulging. Everyone knows how to chat on WhatsApp individually or in a group. If we talk about WhatsApp groups, whether you know a person or not, everyone can approach you to talk. And also he can get your number from the group as he can access it is a member. However, there is a new update coming with which you don’t have to worry about your number being exposed to the unknown.
WhatsApp To Soon Let You Hide Your Phone Number
Reporting about the recent developments WABetaInfo tweeted, “WhatsApp beta for Android 220.127.116.11: what’s new? WhatsApp is working on hiding phone numbers to certain subgroups of a community thanks to a phone number sharing option for a future update of the app!”
According to the research platform, after getting a WhatsApp beta for Android 18.104.22.168 update, users will get the optional feature to show or not to show their phone numbers to others.
Also, as per The Hans India, “the option to share the phone number is disabled by default. This means that as soon as you join a community, your phone number will be immediately hidden. If you want to share your number with a certain community subgroup, you can. It should be noted that this privacy option is only limited to communities, and they are still under development therefore, its release date is not yet known.”
Official Status Update Has Rolled Out
WABetaInfo, also informed that the “official status update will be rolling out today, August 6. In addition, he reported that voice messaging will now be easier. Users can speed up to hear the story faster, continue listening while chatting with others, and can even record, pause and continue voice messaging when they’re ready.”