WhatsApp will soon have a feature to hide profile photos and statuses from a single contact


WhatsApp is releasing a new update for desktop clients through the official beta channel. The update has been asked to be brought to version 2.2149.1. WhatsApp is developing a feature to select “My Contacts Except” for privacy settings in an upcoming update.

According to reports, after introducing some new features to protect users’ privacy, WhatsApp is now developing the possibility to set “My Contact Except …” for your privacy settings. According to the information, for last scene, about, profile photo, you will get the option of ‘My Contact Accept …’. When you select “My Contact Except” you can choose who can’t see your information on WhatsApp.

According to reports, this feature will be released on WhatsApp web / desktop when WhatsApp has completely rolled out the feature on Android beta and iOS beta. Beta testers cannot view and select “My Contacts Except …” on the WhatsApp web / desktop, even if the “My Contacts Except …” feature is already active for their WhatsApp account.

WhatsApp is also working on creating community for future updates. The new update will be rolled out through the Google Play Beta program bringing the version up to According to reports, WhatsApp for Android is working on creating community for future updates.

According to the information, before adding groups to the community, a name and an optional description must be entered. Also, the release date of the feature in beta testers has not been revealed yet.