The WhatsApp Chat History Migration Tool may soon be made available to Android users for an easy iOS switch: Report

WhatsApp chat history may soon be migrated from an Android phone to an iPhone once a reference to the feature appeared online. The Facebook-owned company released the long-awaited chat migration tool last month, but it’s initially limited to iOS users. However, WhatsApp is now working on expanding the migration feature to allow Android users to … Read more

WhatsApp may allow you to disable Last Activity, Profile Picture and Status of Specific Contacts

WhatsApp is apparently updating its privacy settings, allowing users to disable Last Seen, Profile Photo, and About status updates for specific contacts. You can currently set them to Everyone, My Contacts or Nobody – so anyone or all of your contacts can see your updates or no one can. Updating can help people who don’t … Read more

WhatsApp emoji reactions detected, chat bubble redesign also seen on iOS

WhatsApp is working on message reactions and a new screenshot shows how this can work when started. Reactions to messages or emoji reactions, as they are also known, will allow users to react to specific text in a conversation with an emoji. The screenshot suggests that users can use any emoji for reactions. The instant … Read more

How to send WhatsApp messages without typing on Android, iOS

Can WhatsApp messages be sent without typing? Yes, this is possible thanks to the advanced voice recognition support that users have on their Android phones as well as the iPhone. You may need to configure some settings before preparing WhatsApp to send you messages without typing. This feature can be useful at a time when … Read more

Reactions to WhatsApp messages can support all emojis, cash robbery fans get a special pack of stickers

WhatsApp allows users to apply any of their favorite emojis as reactions to the message. The new development comes just days after WhatsApp was detected by adding message reactions to its platform that would work similar to how you can react to messages received in iMessage, Twitter and even in the Facebook Messenger app itself. … Read more

iOS to Android WhatsApp Chat Transfer Released for Multiple Samsung Phones: How to Use

WhatsApp is officially launching its chat migration feature from iOS to Android, starting with Samsung phones. The iOS-to-Android chat migration feature was announced at last month’s Galaxy Unpacked event and at the time was only available for the new folding phones unveiled at the event. However, WhatsApp has now offered the option to transfer chat … Read more

WhatsApp patch vulnerability in image filter function that could have led to data exposure

WhatsApp has fixed a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to read sensitive information from the app’s memory, including private messages using a specially crafted image. The vulnerability was reported to WhatsApp by cybersecurity firm Check Point Research and existed within the WhatsApp for Android and WhatsApp Business for Android image filter function, which allows … Read more

WhatsApp for Android suggested to get Vanish mode option in privacy settings

WhatsApp for Android should soon receive early disappear mode as part of its privacy settings. It will allow users to convert all future chat topics into ephemeral chats. The feature was unveiled by WhatsApp boss Will Cathcart and Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg in a WhatsApp chat in June. It appears to be available as an … Read more

WhatsApp banned over 3 million accounts in India in June-July, 316 feature bans received from users

The latest WhatsApp Monthly User Safety Report reveals that the instant messaging platform banned more than three million accounts during the months of June and July this year. WhatsApp says the accounts have been banned in order to prevent online abuse and keep the user experience safe and spam-free. It prohibits accounts based on user … Read more