WhatsApp will show the profile photos of the contacts in the iPhone notifications

The first updates of the year seem to be focused on iPhone users .


WhatsApp is working on a new update through which it will be possible to view the notifications of automatic messages with the profile images of the contacts and that will be available soon on iOS devices (iPhone) .

As indicated by WABetaInfo , this new function is compatible with the first application programming interface (API) in iOS 15 and is already available for some users who use the latest version of WhatsApp beta for iOS 15 (v2 .22.1.1 or higher).

In addition to the option to view the thumbnails of the profile images, with this latest WhatsApp update, support has been implemented for concentration mode (Focus Mode) and information in notifications when contacts mention or respond to messages in chats group. This option will not be possible in individual chats.

WABetaInfo has pointed out that this update of the application also plans to remove the ‘Broadcast lists’ and ‘New group’ buttons from the list of chats to move them to a different part. Currently, these are in the ‘More options’ section.

What’s new for Android

At the moment, this portal has not reported on whether these options will also be implemented on devices with the Android operating system .

However, he has pointed out that the new updates in this other operating system bring bug fixes, as well as more references to a new space (Communities) where to link up to ten groups simultaneously in a separate group, in beta

Likewise, it has advanced that the advanced search filters are already available for commercial accounts in the WhatsApp Business beta version of both Android and iOS.