WhatsApp to roll out media preview for iOS users

    WhatsApp is working on a new feature for iOS which will allow users to preview and download media from notifications.
    By: INDO ASIAN NEWS SERVICE
    | Updated on: Jul 24 2018, 18:15 IST
    WhatsApp users on iOS will soon receive a new notification update.
    WhatsApp users on iOS will soon receive a new notification update. (Shutterstock)
    WhatsApp users on iOS will soon receive a new notification update.
    WhatsApp users on iOS will soon receive a new notification update. (Shutterstock)

    WhatsApp is reportedly working on a new feature for iOS users. This update will allow users to preview and download media from on-screen notifications itself.

    WhatsApp's new update would support download of images and Graphics Interchange Formats (GIFs) from the notifications in the user's auto-download option is deactivated, reportedWABetaInfo.

    Along with the option to download, the update would also enable users to preview the received media content on swiping down the notifications panel.

    The new "notification extension" will be made available for users after Whatsapp adds improvements in the next updates, the report added.

    There is no word yet when will this extension will be officially rolled out.

    In its previous update, WhatsApp launched new features including the "forwarded" tag that goes along with messages that are being forwarded.

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    First Published Date: 24 Jul, 18:15 IST
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