Exciting news! 5 amazing new WhatsApp features arriving on your phone

WhatsApp is bringing 5 new exciting features to make your texting experience even better! Check out the 5 upcoming WhatsApp features below.

One of the most popular instant-messaging apps in the world, WhatsApp has revolutionized the way people talk to each other. Gone are the days of boring SMS and or struggling to send images via multimedia messages. Now, WhatsApp has over 2 billion active users every day. Since its launch in November 2009, WhatsApp has grown by leaps and bounds with constant updates and new features such as disappearing messages, voice and video calls. WABetaInfo has reported that more new and exciting WhatsApp features are coming soon.

1. Profile picture in Group Chat

According to WABetaInfo, WhatsApp will soon introduce profile pictures in group chats next to the chat bubble. This feature will make it easier to identify the person you’re talking to without having to go to their profile! This feature is currently being released to WhatsApp Beta users.

2. Forward media with captions

Spotted by WABetaInfo in the WhatsApp Beta update, WhatsApp is planning to bring the feature which will let users forward media with captions. As of now, you can only forward the media and captions separately. This feature will make it easier to forward media with captions without having to send each one of them separately!

3. Chat with yourself

Ever had important messages on WhatsApp which you wanted to keep handy? Although WhatsApp lets you keep starred messages, you have to go into a separate menu to view them. According to WABetaInfo, you could soon chat with yourself with the upcoming “Chat with yourself” feature coming to WhatsApp.

4. Blur option for sensitive photos

If you’ve got someone sending or receiving sensitive media to you, then you could soon blur it to make it safe for work and prevent anyone else from accidentally seeing them. WhatsApp will soon bring out a blur option that will blur sensitive photos sent through WhatsApp.

5. WhatsApp Desktop media auto-download

One of the long-awaited features on WhatsApp, the platform will soon let users auto-download media on their Windows and MacOS desktops. As of now, you have to manually save received media on WhatsApp Desktop, although the new feature is currently being tested by WhatsApp Desktop Beta users.