WhatsApp has just rolled out an update for iOS users. The version 2.12.5 brings along the low data usage feature, mark as unread feature, the ability to include video in chat backups, and also the facility to directly share contacts from the Contacts app and location from Apple Maps to WhatsApp users. Also Read - WhatsApp is soon to change the way your data is backed up: What it means?Also Read - WhatsApp introduces 'Papa Mere Papa' stickers to celebrate Father's Day: How to download, send?
As mentioned above, with this update for iOS users finally get the new mark as unread feature which seems inspired by Facebook. It essentially lets you change the status of specific messages to unread in one swipe. Also Read - Father’s Day 2021: Here's Best WhatsApp Happy Father’s Day stickers, wishes, GIFs, messages, quotes and more
The update also brings along the very handy low data usage feature, which enables users to make WhatsApp calls without eating up a lot of data. It also brings an improved design for cropping photos and videos and location texts now show up in a large thumbnail format.
The new WhatsApp update also brings custom notifications, that essentially lets you select a particular kind of notification for each of your friend. You can either choose to mute the chat for a time period, or pick specification ringtones, vibration length, notification LED light and popup notifications.