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WhatsApp has released a new update to the iPhone (iOS) application that allows you to reply to messages sent in a group in a private chat. Access to the "Reply in Private" feature can be done in the support menu, displayed by pressing a message on the messenger. With the novelty, the company offers a different form of interaction between users. The response function, also available on Android phones, has been in test since November.

Until then, there was only the option "Conversations with …" that allows the sender to initiate a private conversation with the group members, however, without mentioning a specific message. Other alternatives are also possible within a group: reply, forward, copy, delete and favor the message. It is worth remembering that, in February 2018, users were given a shortcut to locate quotes and responses within groups.

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New WhatsApp feature integrates group messages with private conversations Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudoNew WhatsApp feature integrates group messages with private conversations Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo

New WhatsApp feature integrates group messages with private conversations Photo: Marvin Costa / TechTudo

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WhatsApp tested the mechanism in the iPhone version of the test last week, according to the publication of the website WABeta Info, specialized in the messenger, last Friday (4). Attempts by the TechTudo showed that the function is already available in the app's stable mode for the Apple operating system. Here?s how to reply to a group message in a private iPhone chat.

Step 1. Access a group on WhatsApp and then press the message you want to reply to in a private conversation. The support menu will be displayed. Tap on "More" and choose the option "Reply in Private";

Press the group message on WhatsApp to open the options menu Photo: Eduardo Manhes / TechTudoPress the group message on WhatsApp to open the options menu Photo: Eduardo Manhes / TechTudo

Press the group message on WhatsApp to open the options menu Photo: Eduardo Manhes / TechTudo

Step 2. The user will be redirected to the private chat. Note that the message to be answered is highlighted (above it is the name of the sender and the group). Finally, just type the message and send as normal.

Write a reply to a group message in a private conversation Photo: Eduardo Manhes / TechTudoWrite a reply to a group message in a private conversation Photo: Eduardo Manhes / TechTudo

Write a reply to a group message in a private conversation Photo: Eduardo Manhes / TechTudo

Ready. Take advantage of the tip and reply to group messages in a private conversation on WhatsApp.

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