WhatsApp is rolling out a new update through the Google beta program and releasing version 188.8.131.52. WhatsApp launched a new feature that enables the creation of channels in Singapore and Columbia, and this addition is currently available to only a selected group of Beta testers.
These channels allow users to reach unlimited followers by broadcasting various types of content, including text, videos, photos, stickers and polls. This feature is released only for Singapore and Columbia users. After the feedback from users in these two countries, WhatsApp improved the user interface and released it for worldwide users. The standard users of WhatsApp cannot create their channels because this beta version is now available only for Limited beta testers in these two countries. The beta testers now have the opportunity to create their channels.
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Create a channel to reach unlimited followers.
If you are living in Singapore or Columbia and you want to create a channel, then simply tab on the plus icon locates next to the channels heading in the update tab. If this feature is activated for your account, you will notice a new option when creating a channel. While creating the Channel, you need to write the name, description and username for your Channel. This channel feature allows users to boost their channels and get unlimited followers.
How to create a WhatsApp channel
- Creating a channel to share updates and connect with your followers directly through WhatsApp First of all, you need to register on WhatsApp and then follow the given steps to create a WhatsApp channel.
- Open the WhatsApp application and go to the updates tab.
- Tap on the Plus (+) icon and then select your Channel.
- Click on the get started button for setup.
- Add a channel name and description to finish Creating your Channel. You can change the name of the Channel at any time.
- Once you create a channel, you can customize your Channel by adding a name, description and icon.
Creating channels in Singapore and Columbia is rolling out for some beta testers that install the latest update of WhatsApp beta for Android from the Play Store, and it’s rolling out to even more people in the upcoming weeks. So stay up to date for WhatsApp news and updates on everywhatsapp.com