WhatsApp on January 24 rolled out an update to its iOS customers with additional features that are yet not available to the Android users.
WhatsApp pushed the 2.17.1 version of the messaging app on iOS platform with a list of new features and a redesigned old feature. In the update, WhatsApp has increased the limit to send number of images and videos in one go from 10 to 30. The biggest highlight of the upgrade is that the messaging app will now let iOS users to queue messages when there is no internet available.
“You can now tap and send on messages when you don’t have a connection. Messages will be queued up and sent when your phone regains a connection,” WhatsApp wrote in the description.
Moreover, WhatsApp has enhanced Storage Usage section. The redesigned Storage Usage will allow users to manage their phone’s storage space by clearing certain message types, like videos and from specific chats.
Earlier version of Storage Usage section available in the iOS allowed users only to see the amount of space taken up by an individual or a group, but with the new upgrade WhatsApp is allowing iOS users to directly clear up the data from the Storage Usage section based on the space taken up by a chat, or their preference. iOS users can find the Storage Usage section in ‘Settings’, under 'Data and Storage Usage' option. WhatsApp has not yet made this feature available to the Android.