WhatsApp Is Finally Getting the Contact Muting Option Everybody Wants

WhatsApp is a great messaging app, there’s no doubt about, but on the other hand, it comes with a series of shortcomings that the parent company really doesn’t seem to be very keen on fixing.

One of them is the contact muting options, which do not allow users to block notifications from a specific contact without actually choosing for how long this is supposed to happen.

In other words, if you want to mute a contact, you must choose between 8 hours, one week, and one year. What happens after one year? The contact is automatically unmuted, so you begin receiving notifications once again.

The Facebook-owned company is now working to resolve this thing with a dedicated “always” button that would be added in a future update.

Signs of such an option were spotted earlier this year, and now WABetaInfo notes that an always setting is being added in the latest beta build released by What… (read more)

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