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WhatsApp is rolling out the ability to view Status updates within the chat list for Desktop beta clients. This update is available on the 2.2246.6 version of the app. According to the reports, this feature will also be available to a few lucky users on the stable version of WhatsApp. Earlier the Meta-owned company had released the ability to create polls for everyone.

Now it has announced one more great feature for the latest WhatsApp Desktop users. WhatsApp is one of the most widely used social networking services. Being a popular social media it keeps adding new useful features to enhance its user experience. See what new it offers you this time.

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WhatsApp view status updates within the chat list for Desktop

A previous article released by WABetaInfo, the leading WhatsApp news portal reported about WhatsApp beta for Android update. The report mentioned that in this update the company had released the ability to view status updates within the chat list to some select beta testers.

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Later the company also rolled out this same feature to some iOS users on WhatsApp beta for iOS update. In this current beta update, the company is bringing this feature to those WhatsApp desktop beta users who install the latest version of the app.

The WhatsApp news source has also released a screenshot of the new view status updates feature. In the image, you can see how the new interface appears. When your contacts share any status update, a ring around their Display picture will appear within the chat list.

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New feature to View status updates

To check if this feature is available for your WhatsApp account just check your chat list. If you see this ring around people’s profile photos who have updated their status, it means the feature is available to you. Those who don’t see this new interface try updating your account to the latest version. If it is still unavailable please wait for a future update of the app.

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As mentioned earlier ability to view status updates within the chat list is currently rolled out only to some select users. More updates are on the line in the coming weeks so those who haven’t received it can expect to get it at later date. For the more latest information on all upcoming new features and developments of WhatsApp beta for Android, iOS, web/Desktop, and windows keep following us.

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