WhatsApp gets new pinned chats feature

WhatsApp gets new pinned chats feature

WhatsApp gets new pinned chats feature

To combat it, WhatsApp have introduced a new "pin" feature.

As things now are, the app is now being rolled out to Android users and this update should be available to download within the next few days.

If you want to avail of this function, just tap hold on the chat.

WhatsApp has brought out a new feature that lets you pin your chats to the top. Long press the chat and select the option to unpin the chat. The said feature was spotted last month in beta but is now available to download through Google Play.

Rugby World Cup 2019 draws announced, England land in 'group of death'
Ireland have been drawn with Scotland and hosts Japan in a favourable draw for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. The All Blacks could face England in the semi finals if both sides win their pools and quarter finals.

China's Xi appeals to foreign leaders for freer trade
The diplomatic event, touted as the biggest-ever initiated by China, gathered 1,500 participants from more than 130 countries. The two-day summit, which wound up on Monday, was created to showcase President Xi Jinping's signature foreign policy.

Watch the HTC U11 event livestream at 2am Eastern
We have been making the most of the different options of inputting our commands, with regards to smartphones. There'll be 64GB of storage, expandable up to 2TB via microSD card, but only a 3,000mAh battery.

iOS users will have to wait a bit longer.

Unfortunately, the pin chats feature now support only three chats after which it shows a notification that "You can only pin up to 3 chats" if you try to pin another chat. The same mechanism has been put into place here, where you can pin a chat to the top and visit it later for whatever reasons you might have. The pin option will appear on the on top.

Given that most people are active in about 74 different WhatsApp groups, it's very likely that you prioritise one friend/group over another. Once you select the option, your chat will move right on top. To pin a chat, all you must do is long press the contact, then tap the pin icon on top, your contact will then be moved up to the top of the list. This comes in as a handy tool when you have too many chats to scroll down and look for a specific piece of information.

Pinned chats doesn't exactly solve this dilemma, but it does provide an easy way to access frequent chats faster, eliminating the need to scroll through less essential chats.

Related news