WhatsApp rolling out new updates for iPhone users: new design, improved navigation and more
WhatsApp is rolling out iOS version 23.13.82 for all users. The new update includes updates to the design, improvements, and enhancements to the sticker and avatar tray, aiming to provide an improved user experience.
- WhatsApp is rolling out new app update for iOS users.
- The new version update includes a translucent navigation bar and a redesigned sticker and avatar tray.
- The new app update will be available for all users in coming weeks.
WhatsApp releases new features and fixes with app updates from time to time. In a recent app update for iOS users, the platform has rolled out some design changes along with improvements in the stickers and avatar sections.
WhatsApp for iOS version 23.13.82 reportedly brings a tweaked interface that features translucent bars to complement the overall aesthetics of iOS software. According to Wabetainfo, the new interface on the iPhone will offer a redesigned experience with a translucent tab bar and navigation bar. The report further mentions that “a similar interface was already available on WhatsApp for iOS 7, but WhatsApp decided to discontinue the translucent effect for unknown reasons.” However, in the latest update, the Meta-owned app is bringing back that design.
The new update has been released for all iPhone users in the past few weeks. Although the official changelog does not mention the redesigned effect, we updated the app and the new design was visible in the WhatsApp app.
Users can update the app from the App Store to get the new app update. After updating, users will also have to restart the app to see the changes. However, it should be noted that WhatsApp gradually rolls out new changes, so even after updating, if the changes are not immediately visible, users may need to wait for a few days to receive the update.
Once updated, users will notice that the top bar of chats is translucent, similar to the notification bar on iPhones. While the new interface doesn’t bring significant changes, it matches the overall aesthetics of the iOS software.
Meanwhile, along with the new design changes, the update also includes improvements to the sticker tray, providing users with easier navigation for accessing stickers. Additionally, the update enhances the avatar sections, allowing users to view more avatars, stickers, or GIFs during chats and select from the tray accordingly.
With the new updates, WhatsApp is aiming to simplify the sticker and avatar sections, addressing issues that some users have faced when trying to view the complete list of stickers available in a specific pack.
The redesigned GIF and sticker picker feature makes it more convenient for users to search for GIFs and stickers, ultimately saving them time during personal or group conversations. These new feature updates will be beneficial for users, improving their overall experience with the app.
Notably, WhatsApp is releasing a new update for all iOS users. However, the platform notes that it will take a few weeks to roll out the update for everyone. WhatsApp’s changelog states, “These features will roll out over the coming weeks.” This indicates that the update will be gradually made available to users over a period of time, ensuring a smooth and stable rollout process.