WhatsApp Update! New Pin To Touch Feature Lets You Pin Important Chats On Top

Whatsapp from time to time comes with nifty updates. In order to make the application more convenient for the users, it keeps on testing new features. This time it is coming with a new feature that will come handy for you.

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WhatsApp is the most popular as well as widely used application worldwide. Many times some not so relevant messages make it hard for us to find an important message. To make it convenient WhatsApp is coming with a new feature pin to touch.

Using this feature you can pin the top 3 important chats on the top. If you will try to pin fourth chat, then you” ll receive a notification from the WhatsApp that will remind you that you can pin only 3 chats.


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It will mitigate the need to scroll down all the chats to find an important one. However, this new update is only for Beta Version 2.17.162 or 163 versions. This means that the pin to touch feature is currently in testing. Users will be able to change the pinned contacts whenever required.


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How can you pin your favorite chats on top?

1. Open your WhatsApp

2. Tap-hold on the chat you want to pin to the top.

3. You’ll see a pin icon right next to the delete, archive, and mute icons.

4. Tap on the pin option.

That’s it. Your favorite chat will be pinned to the top.


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You can also unpin your chat according to your requirements. To unpin a chat long press on it, an icon of unpin will appear. Select on it and the chat will again move on to the threads of chats.

WhatsApp will roll out this feature very soon. Technicians of this app are also working on person to person payment in India. BHIM platform will support the WhatsApp payment Service.