WhatsApp for Android Gets ‘Swipe to Reply’

Whatsapp WhatsApp “Swipe to Reply” feature has been rolled out for Android beta testers. The feature will allow users to swipe on a message that one wants to reply to towards the right side

WhatsApp has rolled out “Swipe to Reply” feature for its Android beta app users, according to a WABetaInfo report. Last month, the site reported that the feature is under development. Now, it has apparently been made available for WhatsApp Android beta version 2.18.300. The feature is similar to the one already available on the iOS version and let users to quickly respond to a message with a swipe.

WhatsApp “Swipe to Reply” will allow users to swipe a message that one wants to reply to towards the right side, which will directly open the message in the reply context. This means users will not need to long press a message and click on the reply icon to reply to a specific message in a chat or a group. The website also posted a GIF, which shows how the “Swipe to Reply” feature on WhatsApp works.

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