WhatsApp to Get ‘Change Number’ and Live Location Sharing Features Soon

Whatsapp is ready to add two new features to its platform changing live video calling and location sharing and numbers. Whabatinfo, which is well-known for its leaks on the upcoming features of WhatsApp, has told a tweet that the new change number is now live for Windows Phone 2.17.130. On the other hand, the live location has been seen on Android Mobile Beta v2.17.150. Both features are disabled by default.


Whatsapp’s change number feature will allow users to notify the contacts about their new numbers without losing any chats or group data. Users can share their new number with all contacts, no contacts, or with whom they are chatting. However, the group will be notified of the user’s new number, regardless of which option they choose.

Next, the Live-Place feature will allow users to share their current location with personal contacts. This feature is similar to the live space feature provided by Google Maps, which friends users an existing location of the message.

Live location for WhatsApp group was first seen on beta builds of iOS (v and Android (b 2.16.3 99). A screenshot posted by WABetaInfo shows that the Live Location feature can be enabled from the settings. Another screenshot shows the location of which location can be shared; from 1 minute indefinitely.

WhatsApp to Getting ‘Change Number And calling GIF support, image, video

Remember, both of these features are only available to beta users. Which means that you will not see the feature unless you sign-up for the company’s beta program. To sign up for Whatsapp Android Beta, go to the Play Store and then WhatsApp. Now, scroll down the page and you will get an option to become a beta tester. In iOS, this is different because developers will have to invite you to become a Beta Tester.

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What’s Changing Number of Features looks like a fairly useful update. At present, an option to change the number of transformation is to create a group and to transmit the new number. The process is time-consuming and tedious.

Recently, Whatsapp recently added a new feature like a new storage usage screen, giving 30 media simultaneous GIF support, image, video calling and much more. The ability of the message queue has already begun for iOS users if there is no internet connection for iOS users. The message platform brought back its ‘Text Status’ format, which can now be used with the disappearance facility facebook.


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