WhatsApp is one of the most widely used instant messaging app across the world. Since its acquirement by Facebook, the app has been revamped with many new features especially video calling and stories. And still the developers are working hard to bring some other new features such as new shake to report and admin settings which showed up in the latest beta.


The above mentioned two features (admin settings and shake to report) are available in the latest beta versions 2.17.434, 2.17.436 and 2.17.437 respectively. Some other features include shortcut to access group invite link and tap and hold to unblock users.

Talking about new admin settings in group chats. The admin now will have right to allow which user to send messages in the group. Also, the admin can set which users can edit group info. These new rights to admins can really come in handy to avoid spams in groups.

The next one is shake to report as the name suggests, shaking the phone while in WhatsApp will open the Contact us section and send the logs to WhatsApp. This feature is not live at present but when it comes, it might be exclusive to beta apps.

Also, some references to group video calls were found by WABetaInfo team. According to their findings, three people can have a video call at a time and the calls are also encrypted.

These new features may or may not come to the stable version. Only time will tell and all we can do is wait.


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