WhatsApp launches the first beta update of the new Windows app


WhatsApp launched a new the Windows application a few weeks ago. The app looks like the web version of the platform and is available for download from the Microsoft Shop. It’s based on the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), which means it can sync in the background and receive notifications even when it’s not running. Now, according to WABetaInfo, the company has rolled out the first beta update for the new app with stability improvements and bug fixes.
As reported by WABetaInfo, the company is seeking user feedback on the app. A feedback button was available for beta users in the lower left corner of the previous version. With the update, the app now displays a message to encourage users to provide feedback. “We would love to hear your opinion on this app. Please provide feedback using the button at the bottom left, ”the post read.
Several users reported issues in the app while scrolling through conversations and accessing app settings. The company was expected to fix this bug with the update, but this does not resolve this issue.
The Facebook-owned messaging platform has also started rolling out a feature for web users that allows them to quickly create a sticker from an image within the platform without using third-party apps. The platform also offers many editing tools such as Outline. , Emoji, sticker, text, paint and crop and rotate and further allows users to edit the image.
At this time, this feature is only available to WhatsApp web users and there is no information from the company on the availability of the feature on other platforms. Previously, users had to depend on third-party apps to create personalized stickers from their images.


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