WhatsApp may soon be able to tap your profile picture to see status updates

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WhatsApp currently has a dedicated “Status” section that keeps status updates separate from the core messaging aspect.But in the case of a new report by WhatsApp Tarekomi WABetaInfo Like Instagram Stories, WhatsApp may offer the option to see status updates when you tap a contact’s profile picture.

Tap your profile picture to see WhatsApp status

according to WABetaInfo’Report, there are hidden options Tap your profile picture to see status updates The latest beta version. This feature was discovered in WhatsApp Beta for Android. When it’s available, press your profile picture and you’ll see two options: view your profile picture and view your status. Check the interface below.

whatsapp status tap action
Image: WABetaInfo

As shown in the image below, WhatsApp displays a green ring indicating that the contact has uploaded WhatsApp status. This is similar to Twitter Fleets, which the company finally closed last week.

whatsapp green ring
Image: WABetaInfo

So far, that’s all we know about improving WhatsApp status updates. This feature is currently under development, so we can expect messaging giants to roll it out in future updates. For now, it doesn’t show up even if you’re using the latest beta build of WhatsApp.Until then, anytime[ステータス]You can refer to the section to keep up with updating the status of all your contacts.

Development will take place just days after WhatsApp announces the ability to transfer chats between iOS and Android. This feature will initially be available on Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 and will be extended to other phones in the coming months.