WhatsApp is reportedly working on providing users with an option to mute groups forever.
The move reported by WAbetainfo will add the ‘Mute always’ button in the options of muting a group that, for now, has three options of muting a group for a period of one year, eight hours, and one week, according to reports.
As per WAbetainfo, in the latest WhatsApp beta for Android version 188.8.131.52, the ‘mute always’ feature has been added.
In the screenshot shared by WhatsApp features tracker, one can see that for the ‘one-year’ option there is no mute group, it has been replaced by the ‘Always’ mute group.
That would mean WhatsApp would mute talk and community alerts before one actually updates the settings to normal.
WhatsApp had previously offered users the option of silencing their WhatsApp community for a period of one year but things returned to normal after the term was over.
WhatsApp has been considering upgrading its features at an unprecedented pace in order to tackle the other rival messenger apps such as Telegram and Signal.
In a bid to make the app user friendly and attractive for emoji frenzy people, WhatApp, earlier this month, introduced animated stickers in the app.
The collection of animated stickers is available next to regular sticker packs within the Sticker store.