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WhatsApp feature update: users get another privacy option, can backup data from Android to iPhone

WhatsApp feature update: WhatsApp has started rolling out a new privacy function for all its users. Using the new privacy feature, users can profile pictures and last seen of people of your choice. This feature was spotted during testing last year and is now being released to everyone. Also, whatsapp had recently introduced the feature to transfer chats from Android devices to iPhones.Also Read – WhatsApp Launches New Feature; Allows users to mute, message participants in group voice call

WhatsApp shared the details about the new feature in a tweet: “To further protect your privacy online, we are introducing new options for your privacy control settings. You can now select who from your contact list sees your profile picture, about, and last seen status. Follow this link for more information: https://faq.whatsapp.com/general/security-and-privacy/staying-safe-on-whatsapp.” Also read – Get an instant loan on WhatsApp in 30 seconds without filling in any documents | Know the whole process here

Also Read – WhatsApp launches new update for users to transfer chats from Android to iPhone | Here’s how to do it

Earlier, Android and iOS users used to see the Everyone, My Contacts, and Nobody options in the Last Seen and Profile Picture privacy settings, but now My Contacts except has been added as a fourth option. By clicking this option, users can select specific contacts whose profile picture and last seen they do not want to see.

Process to set profile picture privacy

  1. First open WhatsApp. Click on the 3 dots in the top right corner.
  2. After clicking there, click on the 6th option, Settings.
  3. Then click on the Account option.
  4. There you will see the Privacy option at the top, click on it.
  5. On Privacy you will see another option Profile Picture.
  6. If you click on the profile picture, you will see 4 options.
  7. After that, you can choose the option as per your choice.

In the past, if someone’s contact number was stored on the phone, they could see your profile picture, but now it’s going to change.

Now you can backup data from Android phone to iPhone

Earlier this week, whatsapp support rolled out for chat transfer from Android to iOSalthough the feature is currently in Beta testing and will be rolled out to everyone soon. To backup all data, including: WhatsApp chats from Android phone to iPhoneone must download Move to iOS app on android phone.

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