WhatsApp for Android beta now lets users notify contacts of new number

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Now, the company is testing a feature that lets you notify your contacts about change of your number.

On Android, the company has improved the "Change Number" feature this time to let you choose if want to notify everyone about your new number or select users.

With the Change Number feature, you can migrate all your account information, settings, groups, as well as chats from one number to another.

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If you opt for grey, only the WhatsApp groups you're part of will get informed of the change. WhatsApp recently made several changes to its platform. The new change number feature will be updated on all operating systems including Android, iOS and Windows.

'Find out when they went to bed, how long they slept, even compare chat patterns between people you know, and we will tell you the probability of them talking to each other during the day, using artificial intelligence, ' the app wrote. After the migration, in the recipient's phone, all shared messages in the old chat will be transferred in the new one and in the chat will appear a new bubble, indicating that the user has a new number. Users will now be able to select specific contacts to notify, and the chat history will be shifted in the new chat tab on the user's phone.

These options will be shown only after the user goes into the Settings Account and "Change Number" option. The "Notify my contacts" option will sho users three options - All contacts, Contacts I have chats with, and Custom.

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The feature is now in beta stage though, and that's why it is available only for Android users. The particular feature will be coming soon to iOS and Windows Phone, adds the report. Now that it's in beta, the feature may come to the stable build soon.

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