San Francisco: Meta-owned WhatsApp is likely working on a new feature for businesses to let them manage chats from their linked devices in an upcoming subscription service from WhatsApp for businesses, reports news agency IANS. As per WABetaInfo, under a new optional subscription plan called WhatsApp Premium, users will be able to use additional features like the ability to create a custom business link and link up to 10 devices to their accounts in the future.Also Read – WhatsApp Update: WhatsApp Rolls Out Admin Delete Feature on iOS Beta
About the last feature, it would also be helpful for large businesses to manage certain chats from a specific device — for this reason, WhatsApp is developing the ability to assign chats to linked devices, the report said. Also Read – WhatsApp Update: WhatsApp Plans to Bring Stories-Like Feature to Chat List For iOS
In a screenshot, a tooltip showed up to inform the user about the new feature when it is enabled for the business account. “When you want to assign a certain chat to a specific linked device, the list of your linked devices will show up so you can select the desired device,” the report added. “Assigned chats will be highlighted within the selected device, so the user that’s using that specific device knows they have to manage those conversations,” it added. Also Read – Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Flip 4 Launched in India: All You Need to Know
Will the New Feature be available for standard WhatsApp accounts?
Since this is a business tool, it will not be available for standard WhatsApp accounts. This feature is under development and will be released in a future update of the app.
(With Inputs From IANS)