last Thursday (16), The WhatsApp It announced another feature that its users have always been asking for. Now, to join groups of Request, even through invitation links, it is necessary to pass the approval of the administrator. In this way, the platform allows greater control over who enters the communities, as these new members can be refused entry.
Check below how this new WhatsApp feature works.
In the past few months, the messenger has launched a series of updates that have greatly pleased users. After years of worrying about users’ privacy and security, with encrypted messages and the option of temporary images, the new tools seek to improve interaction between their users. For this reason, the creation of polls in these chats and even the recently launched option to respond to messages is being tested.
How will the new tool work?
First of all, it is important to understand that this procedure is the result of an increase in the limit of participants in groups, which is now 512. For this reason, consenting people is an excellent way to efficiently filter such individuals. However, the functionality is still being tested, so you can only find it in the beta version of the app. However, the reviews were positive for those who had the opportunity to try it.
In addition, as already disclosed, in order to use the resource, it is necessary to enable it in the settings of each group. So, for those who don’t bother accepting anyone, just stop by. For those who choose to enable the ‘Approve People’ option, it will be available when someone tries to access the group via invite links.
When will the update be released?
The developers have not yet commented on when the novelty will be launched. However, it is already in an advanced testing phase, which indicates that it should be implemented in a short time.
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