WhatsApp for Android to get ‘Swipe to Reply’ feature and Dark Mode soon


The latest beta version of WhatsApp for Android does not include any new features. But it looks like the company is working on a new feature called ‘Swipe to Reply’ for the Android version of its app. Notably, this is one of the highly anticipated features as the iOS users are already enjoying it.

As per the WhatsApp tracker WABetaInfo, the Facebook-owned messaging platform will soon get the Swipe to Reply feature. It also explains how this feature functions and details what is new in the latest beta version of the app with the version number 2.18.282.

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The report notes that when the swipe to reply feature became available for the Android users, it will let you reply to a specific message by simply swiping on it, it saves your time considerable and lets you reply to particular messages effortlessly.

Coming to the Dark Mode, WhatsApp is finally said to be working on adding the much-awaited feature. According to a tweet posted by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp has finally started working on a Dark Mode for both iOS and Android.

The report makes it clear that there is no word regarding when we can expect the feature to be rolled out to the Android users. But it does reveal that the same can be expected soon as it is already available on the iOS version of the app and might not take a long time to be implemented.

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