The new feature will soon make the messaging service more personal.
As reported, the tests WhatsApp
just a function with which the You can hide the “last online status” of certain contacts.
. Now it has been announced that the new option in the privacy settings will also be available for the profile picture.
Make four out of three
WhatsApp users currently have three options when displaying their profile picture: “Everyone”, “My contacts” and “Nobody”. Depending on the settings selected, everyone, just your own contacts or no one, can see the photo stored in the account. Anyone who wanted to see only some, but not all, of the contacts, looked through the fingers so far. In this case, you can only choose “Nobody”.
“My contacts except …”
But that should end soon. According to WABetaInfo WhatsApp has also added a fourth option to the profile picture in the current beta versions for iOS and Android. This is “My contacts except …”. In the future, users can hide their profile photo from certain contacts.
Unknown start date
It has not yet been determined when WhatsApp will activate the new feature for all users. Since it is already integrated into the beta versions of iOS and Android, it could be rolled out with one of the upcoming updates.
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