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WhatsApp for iOS is updated with the iOS 11 interface, targeted chat searches and other enhancements

WhatsApp al rescate de quien mete la pata: ahora podrás anular un mensaje enviado, así es la nueva función

WhatsApp is one of the applications we are likely to spend the most time on throughout the day, so when it is updated it is interesting to see what is new. A few hours ago version 2.17.60 was released, a version that brings us an interface better adapted to the iOS 11 style guide , searches in separate chats and improvements when publishing statuses.

WhatsApp for iOS is updated with the iOS 11 interface, targeted chat searches and other enhancementsWhatsApp for iOS is updated with the iOS 11 interface, targeted chat searches and other enhancements

To update the application you must go to the App Store in the Updates tab, this is where you will find the update as available. If you don’t see it at the moment, you have two options: wait for it to arrive, as it is gradually unfolding, or delete and reinstall the app, but first make a backup of your chats.

There are three new features in this new update , although they seem few, they are important:

  • Interface Improvements: iOS 11 introduced titles with large, heavy typeface and the search bar that appears when you scroll down the list of items. Now it is WhatsApp that adds this interface style to its chat list. The title Chats appears enrome and the search bar is below this title, it appears when you slide down.
  • Specific chat searches: Until now when we searched the results that appeared were from all conversations. Now we can enter a specific chat, click on the chat name and then click on Search Chat. This restricts the search to that conversation.
  • Text states: Finally, WhatsApp has added the text states without images. This means that we can publish states with only text, a colored background, and a text style. To do this in the status section we have to click on the pencil button and not the camera button.

With this update WhatsApp is looking to adapt to the changes in iOS 11 . Its philosophy has always been based on adapting the iOS interface to be as similar as possible to the Phone and Messaging apps. Another clear example of this can be seen in the icon, which always adapts the same green tone as Apple’s Phone and Message. Remember that you can download WhatsApp for free.

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