WhatsApp reinventing the Status feature. The new Status feature lets you share photos, videos, and GIFs on WhatsApp in an easy and secure way. Status updates are end-to-end encrypted and disappear after 24 hours.
Here’s what you need to know about the new feature.
You just have to update the software from the App Store for IOS or Play Store for Android.
If you haven’t get the Status menu, you just have to restart your phone.
For iPhone user, the Status icon show on the left side like the picture below.
For the Android user, the Status menu placed between Chats and Calls menu.
Here’s how to update your Status:
Click My Status or the icon circle with +, tap the camera icon, take a photo or video or pic one from your camera roll.
You can draw, place emoji, write text on the photo, and tap the paper airplane icon. You can send your status directly to a friend too.
For Status Privacy, you are given three options:
- My contacts
- My Contacts except
- Only share with
There’s a view counter at the bottom of your screen showing you how many people have watched or looked at your status.
Your Status will remain active for 24 hours after that it will disappear. So Go ahead and try posting your status now!