The New WhatsApp Update Now Lets You Quote Messages In Reply
Do you feel frustrated in group chats when you cannot decide what reply you should give and to whom? There are so many people always chatting continuously in group chats that it is quite common for your questions to be left unanswered. Or if anybody does answer it, it is lost in the crowd of messages continuously popping up. Not any more. The new WhatsApp update allows you to quote the message you wish to reply to. Yes, it will be just like re-tweeting on Twitter. Isn’t it just amazing? Now, you do not have to fiddle with replies in order to find out which one of your questions was answered.
The new WhatsApp update was first tested on the Beta version 2.16.118 of the app. But now it is available for the general Android and iOS users as well. All you have to do is go to Google Play or App Store from whichever device you are using and install the latest version of WhatsApp. You can also update your existing version to use this feature. The Facebook owned messaging app has gone a long way since it was first released. And this new feature is going to solve a lot of problems faced by users in group and one-to-one chats. So, how are you going to use this feature in your latest version of the app? Read on to know.
How to quote messages on WhatsApp while replying?
Now that you have installed the new WhatsApp update, all you have to do is tap on the particular message you wish to reply to. Tap and hold for few seconds until the reply, forward, copy delete options appear. You will notice another option beside the regular ones, an arrow which stands for the new feature of quoting messages. Tap on it and you will see a preview of the message that you want to reply to appear above the reply box. Type your answer and tap on send. The reply, along with the preview of the message which you are replying to will be sent to the recipient. Thus, he/she will know which message you are replying to and all frustrations of finding the right answer will go down the drain. Easy, right?
What are the ready benefits of the new WhatsApp update?
Quoting messages while replying has its own advantages. You will get to know which of your questions have been answered when the receiver quotes your messages while replying to them. Furthermore, group chats will be better synchronized now that anyone can quote and reply. Then, if you are having an official conversation on WhatsApp, you no longer have to scroll up and down to check whether all your doubts have been clarified. The person at the other end will quote your messages while replying to them. In other words, this new WhatsApp update will enhance communication on a huge scale.
According to the latest updates, you can access this new feature in the latest version of the app already. If you still do not find it, it is recommended that you delete the existing version and install the latest one. Or you can wait for a few days and update your existing version of the app. So, what do you think of the new Whatsapp update? Do you think it will make any difference to the confusion created in group chats? Or you think that it will fade out in time? Let us know your thoughts on the matter. Have a wonderful day!