WhatsApp Introduces Chat Filters: Check Out Availability and Steps to Use

  • The Chat Filters will help users access messages in a quicker manner.
  • WhatsApp is also testing multiple other features to improve the user experience.

WhatsApp has introduced Chat Filters within the application to ease users’ usage. The Meta-owned social media giant announced the latest feature in a blog post.

WhatsApp Chat Filters Explained

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, revealed that the launch of the chat filters will help WhatsApp users find messages faster. The latest feature emphasizes reducing the time spent opening a chat within the social media app and accessing the correct conversations.

The thought process behind the filters feature was initiated when users started using WhatsApp to complete many official and personal tasks. The feature will help users access the right conversation without scrolling through the entire inbox.

WhatsApp has introduced three default filters that can be used to access the right conversation. Here are the steps to access the chat filters within the Meta-owned social media giant.

  1. Open WhatsApp on your Android or iOS smartphone, and ensure it is updated to the latest version.
  2. From the top of your chats, tap on the three filters, which include All, Unread, and Groups, depending on your needs.
  • All: The “All” filter can be selected to display the complete chats, including personal and group chats.
  • Unread: The “Unread” filter will display only messages that have yet to be opened by the user. It will also display messages marked as unread by the user after opening the chat.
  • Groups: WhatsApp Groups are popular among users, and the number of groups has increased with the introduction of WhatsApp Communities. The “Groups” filter will display the complete groups the user is part of and the subgroups of Communities.

WhatsApp adds that the Chat Filters will be rolled out to users around the globe starting today. Users interested in accessing the feature must ensure the app is updated to the latest version using the Google Play Store or App Store.