WhatsApp has reportedly started rolling out the first beta feature of 2022 for iOS users. According to a report by WABetaInfo, with the new feature, iPhone users will also be able to see the sender’s profile photos as well as message notifications.
According to the screenshot shared with the report, the new feature will allow you to see small photos of the sender in the notification when you receive a new message from a single user or group.
The report also reveals that the feature is only available to a few beta testers running the iOS 15 operating system because the feature uses iOS 15 APIs.
The Facebook-owned platform is reportedly releasing the feature for more users with the upcoming updates.As the feature is still in beta, WhatsApp may experience issues showing profile photos on specific notifications, but these issues will likely be resolved whenever the feature is rolled out to the public.
Last week WhatsApp also started rolling out a 18.104.22.168 beta update for iOS users. The update supposedly contains hidden references to a feature that will allow users to create communities in future updates.
A similar hidden notice was also discovered in the beta update released two weeks ago for Android smartphones. For those of you who don’t know, Facebook’s own messaging platform has been working on a community feature for a while.