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WhatsApp Old Status Feature Came Back In New Beta Version

March 20, 2017 Author: Diksha Jani
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    WhatsApp Old status Feature

    After updating the new WhatsApp status just like Snapchat, the company has to face so much criticism from many users.

    So the company decide to update the app again and it will provide the latest Android version 2.17.95, users are now seeing the revival of the old status message feature.

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    The feature is still tested and it indicates that it will arrive soon. To use it immediately, user can sign up for the WhatsApp beta community in Google Play.

    For beta users, you will see the old status feature by pressing the three dot icon on the top right edge. Head to Settings, and in the About and phone number section you will see the old status option back.

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    It comes with the old default options of 'Available', 'Busy', 'At school', 'At the movies', etc, and more importantly does not disappear in 24 hours.

    The old status and new status both are revival together in separate tab where you can add photos and videos that disappear in 24 hours, just like Snapchat.

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    The tab also lists all the new updates from your contacts in the same format as you see on Snapchat. Unfortunately, there's no way (yet) to disable this feature completely.

    Facebook also introduced a similar Snapchat-like feature in Messenger. Calling it Messenger Day, the feature lets you post photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours as well.

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