WhatsApp has finally launched a long awaited feature. The messaging app has made the Always Mute feature available for group chats on WhatsApp. The feature was first spotted in beta updates by WhatsApp’s feature tracker, Wabetainfo. This new feature will help people get rid of those annoying WhatsApp groups forever.
As the name suggests, the Always Mute option will mute your group chats forever. Previously, WhatsApp allowed users to mute their groups for eight hours, one week, and one year. So now the one year option has been replaced with Always Mute. The functionality was implemented in iPhone and also android users. WhatsApp tweeted from its official Twitter manage to make known the new version. “Now you can disable a chat forever,” reads the tweet.
Here’s how to mute group chats forever
– On WhatsApp, tap the group you want to deactivate forever.
– Tap the group name when you open the chat
– When you tap on the name, you will find the Mute options under the group information.
– Tap Mute and then you will see the three WhatsApp options.
When you deactivate your group forever, you will not receive any notification from the group. No messages, images or gifs will be added to your feed if you deactivate a chat forever. However, you can also turn chat back on if you feel the group isn’t as useless as it once was. You will have to follow the same steps to reactivate the group.
In early October, WhatsApp launched the advanced search feature that allows the user to search through their media. Announcement of the new feature on Twitter, “We’ve made it easy to search all your media (photos, GIFs, links, videos, documents, audios) on WhatsApp. You can now search for a specific contact, then choose the media type and add keywords to more effectively scan chats and past messages. This has been updated for iPhone a few months ago and is now also available on Android. “
The messaging app has made the Always Mute feature available for group chats on WhatsApp.
- WhatsApp has finally launched a long awaited feature.
- The messaging app has made the Always Mute feature available for group chats on WhatsApp.
- The functionality was implemented in iPhone and also android users.