WhatsApp has reportedly begun rolling out a characteristic that may make it simpler for customers to navigate the settings part on the iOS model of the app as a part of the newest beta launch. Through the years, the Meta-owned messaging app has added a number of new options and choices, permitting customers to customize its performance and their privateness settings. The brand new search bar can assist them seek for particular settings, as an alternative of combing by means of all the choices on WhatsApp.
Noticed by WhatsApp characteristic tracker WABetaInfo, a brand new search bar for the settings part is now rolling out to beta testers on the newest model of WhatsApp for iOS. It ought to already be out there to customers who’re working WhatsApp for iOS beta model 220.127.116.11, however the characteristic tracker states that testers on different 23.4.0 builds also needs to be capable of see the brand new search bar.
The search bar seems above the consumer’s profile picture on the settings web page, in accordance with a picture shared by WABetaInfo. Customers can sort in particular phrases like “Photograph” to see settings choices underneath Storage and Knowledge or Privateness (for his or her profile picture), or sort “Notification” to see settings associated to speak and group chat notifications sounds and vibration choices.
The characteristic may assist aged customers, or customers who’ve simply begun to make use of the app, discover some generally used settings simply. Whereas customers at present need to spend a couple of minutes searching by means of the settings to search out the fitting toggle or choice, typing it right into a search bar may allow them to discover it right away. Nevertheless, there isn’t any phrase on when this characteristic will make its option to customers on the secure model of WhatsApp.
In the meantime, the characteristic tracker additionally states that WhatsApp has begun testing the power to report standing updates on WhatsApp for iOS beta model 18.104.22.168. Readers may recall that the messaging service began testing the report characteristic for statuses on the beta model of the app for Android telephones final month. The brand new choice will enable customers to report content material that’s in violation of the WhatsApp Phrases of Service. Whereas statuses are protected by end-to-end encryption, reported message content material is distributed to WhatsApp for moderation, as per the app’s privateness coverage.