WhatsApp is reportedly working on a new in-app survey chat feature that the Meta-owned platform plans to use to get feedback on new features, products, and more. WhatsApp is supposed to send users secure chat requests while asking for a response. According to the report, users will have the option to decline such requests from WhatsApp. Also, another new feature that is said to be in beta allows users to send messages to themselves from linked devices.
According to one report via WhatsApp WABetaInfo tracking feature, WhatsApp may be working on a secure in-app survey chat. Expected users can decline invitations to survey chat and even block WhatsApp from sending future surveys. WhatsApp will keep user feedback on this survey private.
The report claims that WhatsApp will use the survey chat for feedback purposes only. There is no word on when this feature will be available to users. However, it was originally slated to be released to a very limited number of users.
In related news, WhatsApp can also Working about allowing users to send messages themselves between linked devices. This feature is expected in future updates. It is supposed to be an upgrade for multi-device support already release this early year.
Currently, WhatsApp only shows chats with the user’s number on the primary device. It is not supported when using multiple devices. According to feature trackers, users searching for contacts on WhatsApp for Desktop beta will be able to spot their name at the top of the list. Also, this chat may show up when trying to log in from a new smartphone. The feature is also expected to be made available on WhatsApp for Android and iOS soon as well. It is said to be under development and could be made available at a later date.