WhatsApp starts rolling out colorful status update feature: After testing the Colorful Status in Android beta, WhatsApp starts rolling out colorful status update feature for both Android and iOS. The Colorful status feature was firstly introduced in Facebook and Instagram last year. This feature when introduced allows users to update status in the colorful background, font, and emoji combination.
WhatsApp has already started rolling out this feature for Android and iOS users worldwide.
WhatsApp starts rolling out colorful status update feature
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How does this Colorful text Status feature work?
The colorful Status feature is observed in several users currently. However, the feature will be rolled out anytime soon for all the users.
In this new feature, all the users will be able to add color, different fonts, and backgrounds in the status section. Now, sharing status in this new way will become more exciting. Similarly like Facebook and Instagram, users will be able to add links in the status updates. Hence, you will be able to update your status in fun and personal way.
For all the iPhone users, pen icon will be available next to the camera in the new status bar. When you click on the pen icon, you will be able to type the status, choose a font, emoji and also select background color as well. After you have finalized your status, you can simply click on the green arrow key to update the status, same as you are sending media content now.
For all the Android users, pen icon will appear on the bottom of the status tab, above the camera icon.
However, the popular Tipster confirms that WhatsApp for windows phone will not support this feature.
Here is the deal:
Apart from this, WABetaInfo, claims that the WhatsApp for iPhone will support new stickers and better chat search feature. Currently, this feature is disabled, but it will be rolled out in near feature. Also, WhatsApp latest version 2.17.50 for iPhone brings out bold, italicise, and strikethrough text in the typing bar. To use this feature, simply tap and hold the word that you want to format and choose any option from the floating options.
Last but not the least:
Will WhatsApp add UPI Payment Feature in its app?
As per now, the company is focusing on integrating UPI-based payment in the app. The beta version of the WhatsApp features UPI Payments option. As per reports, the feature is hidden and is under development. Using UPI Payments feature, Users can initiate direct bank to bank transfers from the app itself.
Thus, WhatsApp stars rolling out colorful status update feature for Android and iOS users.