A new function that has entered the testing phase in WhatsApp promises more and more control and organization for group administrators, specifically in choosing who can and cannot participate in group chats. The novelty creates a kind of “waiting list” for users who want to join the group through the link.
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The new feature received the name “Approve members in groups” in free translation in Portuguese. In short, it adds a new area that allows administrators Counseling who submitted the participation request. Then it will be possible to approve or reject the entry of these new users,
acceptance of participants in groups
The WABetaInfo website reported that this news was discovered by users operating the beta version of WhatsApp for Android (184.108.40.206). The portal also informed that the functionality should be activated before this by administrators, which means it will not be a standard tool of the application.
Regarding user approvals, they should be within groups and in a related field that provides more information about them. Here’s a screenshot that shows the new feature in action:
Despite the novelty, the tool does not yet have a set date to launch across all apps for the purpose of approving or rejecting group participants. officially,
Also, although the launch is only for phones running Android, the new feature is expected to roll out to devices with iOS as well.