WhatsApp has been noticed testing a brand new customized privateness setting for Android customers to allow them to cover their ‘About’ standing updates from particular contacts. The choice to cover the ‘About’ standing from particular contacts, which is but to be out there to beta testers, could be out there alongside the present privateness choices. The change is prone to be part of the improved privateness settings that had been noticed earlier and would even be out there for the Final Seen and Profile Photograph updates on the moment messaging app.
In a report, WhatsApp beta tracker WABetaInfo shared a screenshot displaying the brand new customized privateness setting on the app to cover ‘About’ standing updates from particular contacts. It’s titled My contacts besides… and seems to be out there alongside the present Everybody, My contacts, and No person privateness choices.
Customers deciding on the brand new privateness setting will be capable to exclude sure folks from their contacts who would not be capable to see their ‘About’ standing updates.
WABetaInfo has discovered the brand new setting within the WhatsApp for Android beta 18.104.22.168, although it’s not but out there to beta testers and is alleged to be nonetheless beneath growth.
The My contacts besides… choice just isn’t prone to be restricted to the ‘About’ privateness settings and would even be out there for Final Seen and Profile Photograph updates, as beforehand instructed by WABetaInfo. A screenshot displaying the choice for Profile Photograph privateness settings on a WhatsApp for Android model additionally appeared on-line final week.
Actual particulars on when the replace will probably be out there to customers are but to be revealed. Nevertheless, contemplating WhatsApp’s historical past of long-testing new options earlier than making them dwell, the customized privateness setting for ‘About’ standing updates just isn’t prone to be out there to finish customers anytime quickly.