WhatsApp new group features Android phone

WhatsApp updated with new group chat features and group admin controls for android or iOS devices. To use this WhatsApp new group features android phone, make sure WhatsApp updated to latest version (2.18.142). In this new WhatsApp Group feature, you can see edit group info and edit group admins options.

WhatsApp messenger already launched add group discussion feature in android or iOS devices. This group discussion is view to participants of this group and people invited to this group. WhatsApp group admins get more controls such as remove admin permission, change group icon, subject & description. Let see WhatsApp new group features android phone.

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Let see WhatsApp new group features 2018 for android smart phones.

WhatsApp admins get more powers

In this update, WhatsApp group admins can restrict group members to change group’s icon, subject and description. If you are a group admin, you can choose who can change group’s subject, icon and description using WhatsApp group settings in android devices.

Step 1: Open WhatsApp app in your android devices

Step 2: Tap Group name you want to change settings

Step 3: Tap Three vertical dots (Menu) at upper right corner

Group info of WhatsApp group

Step 4: Select Group info

WhatsApp new group features android phone

Step 5: Tap Group settings

WhatsApp new group features 2018

Step 6: Tap Edit group info

By default select “All participants”.

WhatsApp new group features android

Step 7: Choose “Only Admins”

Now only WhatsApp group admin can change WhatsApp group subject, icon and description in your android devices.

How to add or remove Group admins on WhatsApp android

WhatsApp > Open Group > Menu > Group info > Group settings > Edit group admins > Select participants you want to remove from admin> Right arrow at bottom right corner

Note: This participant only remove from admin list without removing from the group member

Search participant in WhatsApp group

Search participant in WhatsApp group android

If your WhatsApp group has a more participants, you can search members using search button on the group info screen (Show above screenshot).

Catch up Group message @ button

WhatsApp groups add a new @ button at the bottom right side corner in your device. This catch up group message on WhatsApp feature helpful to quickly reply message you missed without open every chat messages.

In WhatsApp new group features, you can’t added participant to group that already left from WhatsApp group.

And that’s all. I hope you will enjoy this WhatsApp new group features android phone. Do you know any other WhatsApp group features 2018 we missed above? Share with us in below comment box.

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