Wondering what is the latest Android latest update? WhatsApp latest update is the WhatsApp vacation mode feature. The WhatsApp vacation mode feature, if rolled out for WhatsApp Android, will enable users to keep a permanent record of their chats. The WhatsApp archived chat notification will keep the chats hidden from the main chatting list. Although the rumours of WhatsApp vacation mode feature started last year, the creators had stopped the development of the feature mid-way. However, according to WhatsApp tracking fan site WABetaInfo, WhatsApp has taken up the work again and are planning to roll out the latest update.
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According to WABetaInfo, WhatsApp has submitted a new update through the Google Play Beta Program. This WhatsApp latest update brings the version up to 18.104.22.168 that includes the WhatsApp vacation mode. “The Vacation Mode is back, but under development, so it is not available yet. WhatsApp is currently working to implement this feature. It will be available in a future update,” WABeta Info wrote on its page.
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The WhatsApp vacation mode feature will help users to archive old chats, even as a new message arrives. As stated earlier, the new mode aims to help users keep a permanent record of their chats. Currently, there is no such feature of hiding the chats as WhatsApp only pushes the archived chats to the bottom. However, whenever a new message arrives in the archived chat, it pops back on the top. Also, the current WhatsApp has notifications section with two toggle buttons. The current archive feature is not like muting chats as the muted chats still appear in the same order in the app.
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The WhatsApp vacation mode, on the other hand, seeks to change this by keeping the archived chats hidden. Once the feature is rolled out, WhatsApp will include a dedicated section that will be present on the top of the chat window. From is very section, the users will be able to access their hidden chats along with a Notification button. This notification button will also allow users to customize the section as per their requirements.