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Report: WhatsApp is working on the contact shortcuts feature in groups


WhatsApp is constantly introducing new features to its platform where users can communicate with each other more conveniently and securely. The latest additions to the app include Community, Forward media with captions, Messaging yourself and more. These features are designed to make WhatsApp a secure and easy-to-use platform for everyone.

Apart from the basic messaging functions, WhatsApp also offers a wide range of additional features that provide users with a better user interface, privacy, and much more. However, some of these features are in beta and are not yet rolled out to users. These include PIP (Picture-in-Picture) mode. image), configure image quality before sharing, report status, etc. All of these features make WhatsApp one of the most comprehensive messaging platforms available today.

The Meta-owned giant is said to be working on a new feature that would allow group admins to chat directly with group participants instead of going to the group info page, and according to a report by WABetaInfo, the Meta-owned giant is working on integrating contact shortcuts into the group. The feature will be available to all WhatsApp users after installing the latest update (v23.1.75) of WhatsApp for iOS from the App Store and TestFlight for beta testers.

The feature of shortening contacts in WhatsApp

WhatsApp is rolling out this feature for group admins to quickly call or chat with group participants privately. Additionally, numbers are also highlighted when a group member joins or leaves the group, allowing admins to interact with them personally.

The feature also allows group admins to add group participants to their address book and copy their phone numbers. This feature is already effective as group managers do not need to go to the group information section to fetch contact information, and the feature will appear after tapping and holding on the phone to use new shortcuts that have the ability to manage the group to either call or chat with group participants.

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