10 New Notification Channels From WhatsApp To Arrive For Handsets Operating On Android Oreo
WhatsApp not only has optimized its app for the platform of Apple Carplay but is also getting used to Android 8.0 Oreo functions too. The instant messaging app has began displaying notifications channels but to a restricted users. This is due to the fact that the feature has been seen by Android Police within the beta version of the app for Android consumers on gadgets operating on Android 8.0 Oreo.
As per the site, the particular function can be authorized if Android Oreo consumers are using beta v2.18.18 of WhatsApp. If you have ticks checked on all the checkboxes, you will see WhatsApp backing10 channels of notifications. These comprise chat history backup, uncategorized, sending media, group notifications, other notifications, message notifications, critical app alerts, silent notifications, failure notifications, and media playback.
Every channel has various settings permitting consumers to set priority for every type of these alerts. It is also possible to simply turn off particular kind of alerts. All consumers require to do is to long click on the message and turn it off from the tray of notification itself. There is also an alternative dubbed as “All categories” from where it is feasible to alter the precedence of such alerts.
Even though this function is still on Android 8.0 Oreo smartphones and in beta, it might take quite a time to reach a bulk of the Android consumers since most of them have not yet got the specific version of OS.
For those who are not aware, WhatsApp is already beta trialing its platform with banking associates for in-built transaction feature. Lately, the firm also launched out its app for WhatsApp for Business. It is expected that the application too might have some type of incorporation with the transaction feature. Banking partners reportedly comprise of ICICI Bank, State Bank of India, Axis Bank, and HDFC Bank.