WhatsApp New Archive feature let you hide chats permanently


WhatsApp is testing a new feature for Archived chats, the update is released for few beta testers and you might be the next one. However, the rollout process is too slow and it may take some time to be on your phone.

The feature known as New Archive is being tested and is available for some of the beta users. This new Archive will give you access to move chats into the Archives and you won’t receive any further notification.

Furthermore, once you put chats into New Archive, the archive section will be moved up to the top, in case you want to make some change, so it will be easily accessible.

How to know that Is it available on your device? Simply open WhatsApp, then open settings > Chats, you will see the option “keep chats archived” toggle. If it’s not available right now, so you are going to receive this update soon.

WhatsApp New Archive
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WhatsApp constantly pushing new updates to make it even more secure, better, and customize. As WABetaInfo reported first regarding the upcoming features and updates. WhatsApp is also testing a new 24 hours option for disappearing messages as well as voice messages review tool and feature like chat migration.

In case the influx of WhatsApp chats you received on a daily basis, bothers you a lot. Then this new archive feature may be the right choice for you. You can simply put all those unwanted chats away. So in the future, you won’t receive any notifications.

New Archive
Image Source: WABetaInfo

Users can also disable the “keep Chats Archived” toggle in Chats Settings. According to WABetaInfo, there might be new features rolled out for Archive chats. If you didn’t receive this new feature yet, don’t worry it will be available for you in the upcoming update. As they always ensure to prevent the new update from bugs and other issues.