WhatsApp is now rolling out a new feature that will allow users to mute a conversation right from the notifications panel. The new feature is currently rolled out to all users who have opted for the beta version of the application.
The new Mute button feature is currently available on Android devices, The new shortcut is enabled for everyone running version 2.18.216. Through this feature, users can mute a conversation right from the notification panel. However, in order to do so, the chat they want to mute should have 51 and above messages. The Mute shortcut won’t appear if the user has received less than 51 messages.
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WhatsApp’s Mute button allows users to mute chat directly from the notifications panel. In the notifications shortcut – without accessing WhatsApp. WhatsApp will get a new ‘Mute’ button next to the ‘Reply’ button, which is currently available to all.
The mute button will appear once users receive more than 51 messages from one contact.
The latest Beta Version can be availed via the Google Play Beta Program or download the raw file directly from APKMmirror. Don’t forget, it’s version 2.18.216.