By Jay / / Android News

Since its introduction in 2017, WhatsApp’s Status feature has been a hit among users, allowing them to share updates with their contacts for 24 hours. However, not everyone wants their updates seen by all contacts, which is where the Status Privacy setting comes in handy. This setting allows users to choose who can see their status updates – whether it’s all contacts, select contacts only, or everyone except a few.

In the latest beta update for WhatsApp on iOS (version, a convenient pop-up was added, making it easier to adjust the Status Update Privacy setting before posting a new update. Now, the same feature is making its way to WhatsApp beta for Android (version, ensuring a consistent experience across platforms.


This new feature serves as a helpful reminder of the current status of your privacy setting, ensuring that you don’t forget to make adjustments as needed. Whether you’re sharing a personal update or a funny meme, you can now easily control who gets to see it without having to delve into the settings menu. By making users more aware of their privacy options, WhatsApp is empowering them to share confidently and responsibly.

How to Get The New WhatsApp BETA?

If you’re part of the beta testing program, you might already have access to this feature. If not, don’t worry – it will be gradually rolled out to more testers over the next few days. Keep an eye out for updates to enjoy this convenient new addition to WhatsApp’s privacy controls.

Stay tuned for more news and updates from WhatsApp as they continue to enhance the user experience and prioritize privacy and security. With features like this, it’s easier than ever to stay connected while maintaining control over your personal information.

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