WhatsApp's newest feature will make it easier to prioritise important conversations

New 'pinned chats' feature rolls on WhatsApp for Android

Do you remember the "Pinned Chat" feature on WhatsApp that we had written about a couple of weeks ago, being available for beta users?

As things now are, the app is now being rolled out to Android users and this update should be available to download within the next few days.

It will allow you to pin the most important conversations to the top of your and therefore make those conversations the first ones you see when you open the app. A user just has to tap and hold on a chat and the new pin icon will appear along the top of their screen next to delete, mute and archive. WhatsApp users can pin up to three contacts on top with the new feature. Once the user pins any three messages, these messages will come on top in spite of other messages pouring in. The beta version was introduced in the earlier month to Android users.

iOS users will have to wait a bit longer. They can do it by long-pressing the option and disable the Pin button.

One of the biggest highlights is the pinned chat will remain on the top of the chat list. The major benefit of this feature is that you will not need to scroll through a list of chats to message your family members or friends. Once you select the option, your chat will move right on top.

The pinned chat feature is now available only on the Android platform.

People have been talking about the new Pinned feature and have taken to Twitter to share their thoughts.

WhatsApp is an extremely popular chat service across all platforms. That's not it, people have also suggested as to what feature they would like to see next on WhatsApp. This comes in as a handy tool when you have too many chats to scroll down and look for a specific piece of information.

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