News from the world WhatsApp: The messaging app is currently developing a new feature for its Android beta version. It will allow users to silence calls from unknown numbers, which will still be shown in the call list. This is a very welcome feature as it will reduce interruptions and help prevent spam calls.
WhatsApp: You can silence calls from unknown numbers
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The function of muting calls from unknown numbers on WhatsApp is one of the novelties of the year that users of the messaging app are waiting for the most. Often, unwanted calls they interrupt the activity that was taking place, distracting and annoying the recipient.
Second Wabetainfo, the ability to silence calls will be found in the app settings. Once enabled, calls from unknown numbers will always be silenced, but will still show up in your call list and notification center. This means that users will still be aware of missed calls from unknown numbers.
In the last period the spam calls they have become a serious problem, with scammers calling trying to steal personal information, trick people into making payments, or just plain annoying advertising.
To obtain an estimate of the prevalence of this problem, a poll was shared on Twitter which asked users if they had ever received a spam call on WhatsApp. The results showed that many users actually received it, underlining the importance of having the ability to silence spam and annoying calls.
WhatsApp working on editing messages
WhatsApp started working on editing sent text messages on iOS, something users can already do in apps like iMessage and Telegram. Introduced in beta version of WhatsApp for Android, has not yet officially launched the novelty. It looks like the WhatsApp team is still working on it, but this time for the iOS app.