WhatsApp is also currently testing a feature in its beta 18.104.22.168 which, if launched, will allow admins and group members to see who has left or been removed from a group in the past 60 days.
The WhatsApp messaging app could soon give users a slew of new features, including a new security feature that allows users to protect their accounts from potential scammers and another feature that allows users to see former participants of a WhatsApp group.
As part of the login approval feature, WhatsApp users will receive in-app alerts when someone tries to log into their account. The alert will display information such as the time of the request and the model from which the request is made. The user can then accept or deny the request depending on its source, according to a WABetaInfo report.
The feature is currently under development and builds on WhatsApp’s two-step verification feature.
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It will first be released for WhatsApp 22.214.171.124 beta. After a first stage of testing and approval by beta users of the application, it will be made available to all WhatsApp users.
If launched, the feature can help mitigate the risk of a user’s account and information being stolen.
See former participants
WhatsApp is also currently testing a feature in its beta 126.96.36.199 which, if launched, will allow admins and group members to see who has left or been removed from a group in the past 60 days, according to the report. .
The new option called “View past participants” will be available under the list of current participants on the “Group Info” page. There will also be a list of banned users.
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According to the report, the current chat notification system when a participant leaves or is removed will be dropped by the messaging app. Only administrators will be notified of these incidents via chat notifications.
WhatsApp recently launched a feature that allows users to delete messages that are older than two days. The feature previously released for WhatsApp beta users for testing and approval is now available for all WhatsApp users.
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