WhatsApp is testing Avatar features for Android beta users. It allows users to create a custom avatar for their profile photo.
WhatsApp is reportedly testing an interesting feature that will let users to get a customised “avatar” for their profile photo. The app is currently rolling out this feature for selected android beta users.
As shared by WABetaInfo, the Meta-owned instant messaging app will soon roll out the avatar feature to Android, iOS, and desktop users worldwide. The new Avatar feature is currently available on WhatsApp beta for Android 188.8.131.52. It is set for release soon for beta users on iOS, and Desktop as well.
WhatsApp avatar feature rolling out for WhatsApp beta for Android 184.108.40.206
According to the report, WhatsApp is currently working on a feature called avatar profile photo enabling users to set a personalised avatar as their profile image. However, the feature is currently under development and will be released in a future update of WhatsApp for Android, iOS, and Desktop.
The WhatsApp development tracker has shared some screenshots of the same showcasing how to customise and select an avatar, choose a backdrop colour, and establish an avatar as a profile photo.
Meanwhile, Meta-owned instant messaging app is also working on a new feature that will let you edit the sent text messages. This means, you won’t have to worry about typing errors anymore. The development has been reported by WhatsApp development tracker WABetaInfo. The report says, “the label “Edited” will show up when a message has been edited.”
The app is also rolling out the ability to detect links within the caption of status updates on a new updated version 220.127.116.11 through the Google Play Beta Program. The feature enables users to open a link within the caption of the status update. Earlier WhatsApp did not support links included in a caption of status updates.