Many of the over 1.5 billion WhatsApp users, both on Android and iOS, were unable to log into the app.
WhatsApp announces animated stickers, QR codes, dark mode for web and more; features to roll out in 'coming weeks'
WhatsApp says these features will be rolling out over the next few weeks.
The feature has started to rollout to select beta testers, and it may soon be introduced on the stable version.
The update also comes with some improvements for the Screen Lock feature, in particular when you launch WhatsApp for the first time after restarting the iPhone.
There are only 12 apps on the Google Play store that have over 5 billion downloads and most of them are by Google.
WhatsApp has rolled out a new 'event colour' for the dark mode, with yellow colour text.
The Delete messages option will be available under the Group Settings tab on WhatsApp.
WhatsApp is integrating the Any.do app within the messenger, to allow users to set reminders from within the messaging app.
Dark mode on WhatsApp is also expected to arrive in the battery saver mode option.
In the Android beta version 2.19.332, WhatsApp makes handling blocked contact easier.
A bug fixe in the update also solves the issue that causes the app to crash while listening to voice messages.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, Samsung Galaxy S9, Honor 6X, iPhone users and some OnePlus smartphone users have been affected.
Here are the steps that can help you restrict people from adding you to unwanted WhatsApp groups.
If you are on the WhatsApp beta program on Android, the new emojis are now available from the Emoji Picker.
You can now set up fingerprint lock on WhatsApp on android smartphones, here is how you can do it.
WhatsApp will now let you choose particular contacts who can not add you to group chats.
WhatsApp is testing to show you a new launch screen when you launch the app for the first time.
WhatsApp will reportedly come with a Light Theme, Dark Theme, and System Default theme.
It has also been reported that WhatsApp may soon also integrate Facebook Pay into the app.
You can also choose if you want to see WhatsApp messages in the notification bar or not.