WhatsApp is working on the Phone Number Visibility feature for beta Android users. The platform has submitted this update through the Google Play Beta Program with this update the current version reaches 126.96.36.199. According to the reports in this update, the Meta-owned platform is developing a feature that would let you choose when businesses can see your phone number in the future.
As one of the most popular chat support messages, WhatsApp is regularly undergoing updates. Lately, the app has been working on a bunch of under-development features. In this latest update of WhatsApp messenger, beta the platform brings one more great version of the app.
WhatsApp developing Phone Number Visibility feature
The leading WhatsApp news source had earlier released an article on the WhatsApp beta for the Android 188.8.131.52 update. In this article, the news reporter mentioned a new under-development feature. This phone number visibility feature would not let specific business users view your phone number.
You must be knowing that when you contact other business users through click on WhatsApp, your phone number also shows up. This new feature would restrict this. The report further mentions that when you enable the phone number visibility feature and chat with any specific business contact the person won’t be able to see your phone number.
Here if you want to share your phone number with them there will be a new feature that would allow you to share your phone number manually. In this latest beta update, the platform is adding more information within business Info for a future update of the app.
The reliable WhatsApp news source has also shared a screenshot of the feature. In the screenshot, you can see that in the future you will be able to check whether your phone number is visible to the business user within Business Info. If it is not visible the platform lets you share it in this newly added section.
However, as mentioned earlier this feature is currently under development process so it is not available for testing. When it will be released in a future update of the app only a few select business users will be able to use it. The report adds that you can also use this feature to hide your phone number from other participants of Communities subgroups.
Currently, only this many details are available on how the phone number visibility feature would work after it is finally released. For any further updates on all upcoming development of this feature and other new releases stay tuned with us.