WhatsApp to get Silent and Vacation modes

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According to a report by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp has been developing new features in the form of Silent Mode and Vacation Mode.

Silent Mode is already active on all WhatsApp accounts, according to the revelation. With this feature enabled you no longer see how many muted messages you have received whenever you enter the app.

Vacation Mode is still in the works however, and will work with archived chats that have also been muted.

Currently, when you archive or mute a chat on WhatsApp, you’ll still see the chats when you go back into the app. With Vacation Mode, your archived chats that are muted will remain invisible.

This means that, soon, the only time you’ll see your archived conversations is when you actually want to.

WABetaInfo also claims WhatsApp is developing a Linked Accounts option for Business and standard users, meaning that you will be able to link external apps such as Instagram to your account.

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Shereesa Moodley


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