WhatsApp may limit polls to just one option for Android


Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp is reportedly working on narrowing down polls to just one option on Android beta. The company is planning to introduce a new option within the poll composer that will allow the sender to limit polls to only one option, reports WABetaInfo,

WhatsApp will limit the choice to one option

The new feature will be helpful as it will help everyone in the conversation to avoid confusion.

The report states that when users select multiple options in a poll, this “leads to some ambiguity, and it may be difficult to determine which option is the most popular or final result”.

However, with the new feature, the voting results will be clearer and more accurate.

The ability to limit the choice to only one option is currently under development, and is expected to be released in a future update of the application.

Earlier this week, it was reported that the messaging platform is rolling out a new feature on Android beta that will display profile icons within group chats.

The feature will help users better identify group members by showing them a profile icon, making it easier to join group conversations. With this feature, group admins will be able to manage how the approval of new members in their group works.

The report states that this feature could offer more control over who joins the group – by toggling the Approve new participants option, group admins will now be able to approve or deny new participants when they join the group. Even if they used a group invite. Add.

In addition, WhatsApp is widely rolling out the ‘Text Detection’ feature on iOS, which allows users to extract text from images. According to the report, the company is rolling out this feature to everyone after installing the latest update of WhatsApp for iOS 23.5.77. WABetaInfo,

When users open an image containing text, they will see a new button that allows them to copy the text from the image. For privacy reasons, this feature is not compatible with one-time viewing of images.


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