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New WhatsApp feature lets you keep archived chats muted

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 23 Oct 2018, 12:13:12 PM
New WhatsApp feature lets you keep archived chats muted

New Delhi:

WhatsApp is working on a new update that will indefinitely hide muted chats for users who want time away from specific groups. WhatsApp is likely to call the new feature ‘Vacation Mode’.  At present chats reappear on top of the list of chats whenever a new message is received. The present update allows it even for the muted chats.

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WhatsApp leak site WABetalinfo claims that users can now stop archived chats from reappearing if they are muted. Users can switch on the feature in WhatsApp settings and turn off Vacation Mode for new message to be received.

WhatsApp is reportedly also working on an update that will help you recover your lost Facebook account. “Tapping Instagram, after inserting your credentials, your WhatsApp account will be correctly linked to your Instagram profile", said WABetaInfo.

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“The feature appears mainly developed for WhatsApp Business, but some references were found in the normal WhatsApp app too. It’s not available yet for both apps,” WABetaInfo said.

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First Published : 23 Oct 2018, 11:24:51 AM