Group conversations are really helpful as you don’t have to text each and every person, all you have to do is send a message to the group and everyone gets the same message.
WhatsApp Introduces New Quote Feature
But sometimes when you are away for some time and come back there are some 50 plus messages you have to answer to. You aren’t able to reply to a single message. Most of the users might have wished to reply to just a single message when you’re back reading.
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So no need to worry anymore, such a feature is making its way. If you are using WhatsApp, you may just get the feature soon as some beta users have already witnessed such an option when they long press a message.
WhatsApp keeps on introducing new features for its users. GIF feature and Video-calling have also been introduced. But this time the features will first make their way to iOS.
Generally when you long press a message, four options appear: star, trash, copy, and forward. But various users who are in the beta version of WhatsApp have informed that they now have an extra option, which is a reply-like arrow.
It quotes that message and then lets you to reply to it individually. The Facebook-owned messenger now permits users to embed old messages in their replies, similar to a quote retweet on Twitter.
With the help of the new feature, in a long thread of a group conversation, you can bring the discussion wherever you wanted to talk about.
And if you tap on the quoted message, you will be lead back to the first message so you can comprehend the chat better. For one-on-one conversations, this feature may not be fruitless, except that you’re also reading a gazillion old messages from that one person you’re speaking to.
Still it’s not confirmed when all the users will be able to get this feature even if they are on the beta program. Perhaps it has been introduced but not everyone can enjoy this feature yet.