A new feature will be coming to WhatsApp group chat soon, the administrator will get more power


WhatsApp is testing a new button in a group chat that will allow an administrator to ‘reduce’ or ‘dismiss’ another administrator. That is, it will be possible to do so without removing them from the group and they will not need to rejoin as members of the general group. WhatsApp is testing this feature on Android (Beta V2.18.12) and iOS apps.

Now, when an administrator wants to remove his / her associate administrator, he / she must first remove the user from the group and then re-add him / her to join the group.

Wabetainfo’s According to, A fan first saw the new WhatsApp feature. The new option is available in the Group Information section. In a group chat, you can access the group information section by clicking on the three dots on the right. In the group information, you will see an option to dismiss an administrator without removing an administrator from the group.

The report added, “WhatsApp is currently working on this feature for iOS and will be available to all users soon. Let us know that the new feature is already available by default in the latest beta app 2.18.12 of the WhatsApp Android app.”

The app, owned by Facebook, is expected to give group administrators more power. This will prevent all other members from sending text messages, photos, videos, GIFs, documents or voice messages.

The popular mobile messaging platform Google has released the settings for the restricted groups via the beta program version 2.117.30. Only group administrators can enable settings for restricted groups. However, administrators can chat in a normal way without sharing media.

Once banned, other members will have to read the message and not be able to respond. To send a message or a media file to a group, they need to click the message admin button. This message needs to be approved by the administrator to be sent to the group.

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