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WhatsApp is testing, in its Beta version for Android phones, a feature that completely hides the Status of unwanted contacts that have been silenced. Until then, as much as it was possible to silence the updates of a particular person, the material was still displayed, but with a faded color. Now, with the "Mute" function, you can completely hide posts from inconvenient people. The news was announced by the specialized portal WABetaInfo this Wednesday (18).

To access the function, you must have the WhatsApp trial version installed. WhatsApp Beta users can access the news of the app first, before launching for everyone. According to WABetaInfo, although Beta 2.19.261 corresponds to the latest update, the correct to download the number 2.19.260. The latest issue is causing problems with the Status display.

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WhatsApp Beta for Android now lets you completely hide the Status of unwanted people Photo: Joo Gabriel Balbi / TechTudoWhatsApp Beta for Android now lets you completely hide the Status of unwanted people Photo: Joo Gabriel Balbi / TechTudo

WhatsApp Beta for Android now lets you completely hide the Status of unwanted people Photo: Joo Gabriel Balbi / TechTudo

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Enabling the feature first requires some contact to be silenced. To do this, just go to the Status of the unwanted person, click on the three vertical buttons in the upper right corner of the screen and choose the option "Mute".

Status of muted contacts are hidden in specific section Photo: Playback / Android PoliceSilenced contacts status is hidden in specific section Photo: Playback / Android Police

Status of muted contacts are hidden in specific section Photo: Playback / Android Police

After the procedure, the content will be included in a specific section, which can now be completely hidden. Previously, updates were displayed in full, faded in color, without being able to hide them. If you want to expand the section and check the Status of muted contacts, just click the arrow next to the banner.

Via WABetaInfo and Android Police

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