WhatsApp has started beta testing skin tone combinations for the couple emoji on Android. The update comes not long after the instant messaging app allowed iOS users to choose their preferred skin tone combination for the couple emoji on the iPhone. Separately, WhatsApp has reportedly started testing a new feature so that users can explore the sticker store and find relevant stickers for their chats directly from the WhatsApp Web or desktop client. Stickers are already an intrinsic part of messaging apps and are gaining popularity among users.
in the beginning spotty WhatsApp Beta Tracker by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp Starts rolling out skin tone combinations for the couple emoji to select beta testers Android, This change is a part of WhatsApp for Android beta version 126.96.36.199.11.
Gadgets 360 was able to independently confirm the rollout on the latest WhatsApp beta release, though it may take some time to reflect to all beta test users.
If you’re on the eligible beta version, you can find the skin tone combination on the couple emoji by tapping one of them on the app.
WhatsApp was initially spotted testing skin tone combinations on WhatsApp for Android beta 188.8.131.52 which was released in October. However, beta testers weren’t able to spot the change.
On the iPhone, WhatsApp has allowed changing skin tones for the preloaded couple emoji for some time. You can tap on an emoji to choose your preferred skin tone.
The exact timeline of when we might see skin tone combinations for the couple emoji hasn’t been announced yet. Still, looking at the historical record, WhatsApp may bring them to regular users in the near future.
WABetaInfo has additionally informed of WhatsApp is testing a new feature on its web and desktop clients to locate its sticker store. It will appear once you tap on the plus icon on the sticker tray, website notes.
sticker store is open whatsapp web And desktop will work the same way as you can locate individual stickers on your mobile devices, however you can’t download a sticker pack from the store and just choose a specific sticker from the available packs to send it to chat .
WABetaInfo reports that the feature is initially available for beta testers on WhatsApp Desktop version 2.2147.9, though it is planned to be rolled out to users via a public release soon.