Hacking WhatsApp is a must for EVERYONE in a boring group chat

YOUR WhatsApp is about to have a big change – and that’s great news for anyone in a boring group chat.

Group chats are really useful, but sometimes they can be a royal pain.


An upcoming WhatsApp update could make your life easierCredit: WhatsApp / WABetaInfo

Maybe it’s an old chat that keeps getting revived, too many people, or a very active conversation that just doesn’t interest you.

Some of those group chats you’d probably like to leave.

But unfortunately, when you give up, everyone is alerted, making a silent exit impossible.

Fortunately, WhatsApp is working to fix this problem, as revealed by WABetaInfo sleuths.

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Technical analysts have exploited the “beta” test version of WhatsApp to discover a new feature “in development”.

It is the ability to silently leave groups.

This means that when you leave a group, hardly anyone will know.

The only people who find out about it are the group admins – the people who manage the chat.

There’s a version of this feature that also lets you see former participants in a chat.

So you could still be potentially exposed, although the functionality may eventually change.

Unfortunately, it’s impossible to say exactly when WhatsApp will drop this big app update.

It could take days, weeks, or months — and could even be deleted entirely if WhatsApp owner Meta isn’t happy with it.

In the meantime, if you want to try out all the latest WhatsApp features first, consider joining the beta using our guide below.

How to get WhatsApp beta

To download the beta version of WhatsApp for your smartphone, you need to go to Google Play on your Android and search for WhatsApp.

Scroll down the page until you see “Become a beta tester”.

Press the “I’m in” button then click “Join” to confirm.

Now all you have to do is wait for the beta version of the application to be updated.

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Joining the beta version of WhatsApp on iOS for iPhone is more difficult and has a limited capacity.

Follow Apple’s guide here.

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