WhatsApp Phone Number Privacy Feature: WhatsApp is constantly working to improve the privacy of users on the app. Meanwhile, the company has released the ‘Phone Number Privacy’ feature for Android and iOS beta testers. With its help, users can hide their phone number in the community group. Your number will be visible only to group admins and people who have saved your number. Means who would know you. The information about this update has been shared by Wabetainfo, a website that monitors the development of WhatsApp.
New feature is only for community group
The new feature will be visible to beta testers in the profile section within the community group. By turning on this feature, you can hide your mobile number from others. In such a situation, whenever you react in the group, no one will be able to see your number. Let me tell you, many people have started getting the reaction feature in the community group. The new feature is only for community groups and the group admin’s number will always be visible. If you want to get the number of a person who has hid the number, then first you have to send a request, after accepting which you will get the number of the person in front of you.
At present, the phone number privacy feature is only for community groups, which the company can launch for other groups as well in the coming time.
Everyone is waiting for the username feature
WhatsApp is working on the username feature. It will be just like Twitter and Instagram. With its help, you will be able to hide your mobile number and with the help of username, you will be able to add people to contacts. Apart from this, the company is working on many new features so that the user experience can be improved.