WhatsApp Brings Two Safety Features in India: Check Details Here

Share:facebookinstagramwhatsapp
google-follow
By Sushmita Choubey - 
Updated: 22nd Nov 2021 18:59 IST
Table Of Contents
  • 1
    WhatsApp New Safety Features
    • Flash Calls
    • Message Level Reporting

WhatsApp has introduced two new safety features in India. Users will now be getting Flash calls and Message level reporting as part of the already existing safety features. These features will enhance the safety of the users on the Meta-owned messaging platform. The flash call feature is an addition to the SMS verification option. Whereas, the latter will allow them to report specific messages. 

“In our continuous endeavour to provide more safety and control to users, WhatsApp is now introducing two new safety features. ‘Flash calls’ and ‘message level reporting’ to ensure that user experience remains secure. In addition to the host of other safety measures and product features that allow users to continue safeguarding their personal messaging experience.”

WhatsApp in a statement

Also read: Oppo Reno 7, Reno7 Pro India Launch Timeline Tipped: Here’s When It May Happen

WhatsApp New Safety Features

Flash Calls

Up until now, one needs a code that comes through a text message to activate your WhatsApp account on the new device. However, Flash calls are adding another option with which users can choose to receive an automated call for verifying their phone number. Simply put, it allows WhatsApp to call their device and verify automatically. Thus, eliminating the need for any other text message-based verification. The messaging platform says this new option is much safer than SMS verification. WhatsApp adds that the Flash calls take place all from within the app.

Also read: OPPO Reno 7, Reno 7 Pro, and Reno 7 SE Complete Specs Leaked: All the Details

Message Level Reporting

It allows users to flag particular messages on the platform. All they need to do is, long-press a specific message, they can then choose to report or block the user. Users can simply long-press a particular message to either report or block a user.

Also read: Oppo Reno 7 Pro Leaked Renders Shows off Camera Setup, and More

Other safety features introduced by WhatsApp include the ability to control who sees a user profile photo, last seen, about, and Status. It also enables users to block accounts if required. WhatsApp also offers two-step verification to users to add an extra layer of security. In this year, the company introduced disappearing messages and View Once as well.


Comments

Featured Videos

  • Living A Life Of Chaos With iPhone 14 Pro
    Since we began using the Apple iPhone 14 Pro, we’ve encountered various issues and most of which are related to iOS 16. Several issues that we’ve faced are related to notifications, Always-on -display, battery life and wallpaper. Until these issues are officially fixed, we will have to live with them. We tried to tackle some of…
    31st Oct 2022
  • OnePlus 9RT Alternatives To Buy In India Under Rs 45,000
    The OnePlus 9RT, a T upgrade, was out the previous year, although it’s only available in price-sensitive areas like China and India. Moreover, the OnePlus 9RT has superior cameras, including a 50MP primary sensor, a little more prominent display, a premium design, good battery/charging and a more effective Snapdragon 888 CPU. Overall, this smartphone looks…
    28th Oct 2022
  • iPhone 14 Pro Vs iPhone 13 Pro Vs iPhone 12 Pro Camera Comparison
    We’ll discuss the overall camera setup & quality of the iPhone 14 Pro Vs iPhone 13 Pro Vs iPhone 12 Pro in the article. All of these phones come with a triple-camera setup. However, you might find some significant upgrades in the iPhone 14 Pro. Let’s find out the details about the camera quality of…
    7th Oct 2022
  • Moto Edge 30 Pro Vs iQOO 9T Comparison: Which One To Buy?
    The year 2022 is known as the year of the launch of many flagship smartphones. However, there is quite a decent competition between the phones in the price segment of Rs 50,000, and even there are too many options to choose from. Here in this article, we’ll compare the Moto Edge 30 Pro Vs IQOO…
    6th Oct 2022
  • iQOO 9T Vs OnePlus 9RT Full Comparison: Which One To Buy?
    We will discuss the iQOO 9T Vs OnePlus 9RT comparison in the article. Both phones come with the same price tag. In addition, both of these phones come with impressive specs and features. However, there exist some significant differences too. To know these differences, let’s explore the article and know which one to choose among the iQOO 9T &…
    27th Sep 2022
Highlights of the Story
  • WhatsApp has several safety features like blocking, disappearing messages.
  • It has now added Message level reporting.
  • The new flash call allows users to verify numbers via an automated call.

    You May Also Read
    Vivo Mobile Phones With 4000mAh Battery Price List
    Vivo Mobile Phones With 4000mAh Battery Price List
    Vivo has launched some of the best handsets in 2022 with great specs and features. One such important feature for a smartphone user is the size of the battery of their smartphone. Some people change their smartphones only because they are looking for a phone with a larger battery. We have made a list of…
    iphonexr saleiphonexr sale