WhatsApp to Roll Out New Features; Might Get Chat Filter Soon
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WhatsApp, Facebook owned free service app is one of the popular instant messaging platforms across the globe. In order to make it better for user experience, WhatsApp has been continuously rolling out new updates and features to the application. Banking on the same, it is reported the platform will soon receive a chat filter feature which will allow the users to search through the messages quickly filtering through unread messages, groups and broadcast lists. See More: WhatsApp ‘Black Dot’ & ‘T-touch-here’ Message Bug Crashed Your Smartphone? Here is What You Can Do

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As per the market reports, the company has released a new 2.18.84 version of WhatsApp Business app and some references related to the Chat Filter feature has been spotted. However, the feature has been disabled by the developers as of now. Moreover, there is no official confirmation from the company regarding the roll out of this specific feature to the general public. It is also believed that WhatsApp might roll out the Chat Filter feature on the business app only while the conventional WhatsApp app for Android will get this feature that still remains unanswered.

In a bid to narrow down the search results, Facebook owned platform is looking to introduce the new Chat Filter as searching a keyword can become an irritating task. By tapping on the 'Search' option given in WhatsApp, it will open a 'Filter' list that will prompt the users to apply any filters based on the preference. Read More: WhatsApp Latest Updates Features: Group Video Calling & Stickers' Announced By Facebook at Its Annual Developers  & Conference

Talking about WhatsApp Business application, an iOS version of the app is currently under works, however, there is no official timeframe given by the company regarding the roll out of the same. The company already has more than 3 million active users on the WhatsApp Business platform, which is expected to be doubled when the iOS version rolls out.