WhatsApp’s next quick replies feature will let you reply to messages without opening the app

WhatsApp's next quick replies feature will let you reply to messages without opening the app

WhatsApp over the past two years has drastically improved the way message notifications appear on its apps. From viewing text messages to displaying emojis and then displaying stickers, the Meta-owned messaging app has over time made it easier for its users to check the content of a message without opening the app. ‘application. And now it goes even further. Rumor has it that the company is working on introducing a feature called “Quick Replies” to its desktop app.

According to a report by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp’s quick replies feature will allow users to reply to messages they’ve received in the app without actually opening the app. A screenshot of the feature shared by the blog site shows that when users receive a message in the app, they will be able to reply to it in a short and succinct manner without opening the app from the notification panel.

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As of now, WhatsApp’s quick replies feature is available for Android and iOS users of the app. Users can long-press a message in the message notification panel (and tap the Reply option in the case of Android) to reply to a message. But so far, this feature has remained absent from the desktop application of WhatsApp. But that’s about to change as the company plans to bring similar functionality to WhatsApp’s desktop app.

A screenshot of the feature shows that message notifications will continue to display the sender’s name, a quick summary of the received message, as they currently do. As part of the update, it will now show a new Open button that will open the message in the app so users can reply to the message as they normally do. Additionally, WhatsApp users will be able to tap on the three-dot menu that will appear right next to the Open button to open the quick replies dialog which in turn will allow them to reply to the message in a short and crisp manner.

The screenshot also indicates that users may still not be able to reply to messages using emojis, as is the case with WhatsApp’s mobile apps at the moment, but that may change. the future as WhatsApp refines this feature.

Regarding availability, the blog site says that this feature is available to some beta users who are using WhatsApp for Windows 2.2227.2.0 beta and should be widely available in the future.

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