WhatsApp had introduced pinned chats feature to its messenger app for Android beta testers earlier in May and now, it has finally made available to the public.
"With pinned chats, you never have to worry about scrolling through the long list of conversations to text your family members or your best friend," WhatsApp said in the statement.
Here's how to pin chats on WhatsApp:
Step 1: Long press the chat conversion of the individual/group and you will see the Pin icon on top (from left) along with trash can (delete), speaker (mute) and rectangular box with down arrow (archive).
Step 2: Tap the Pin icon and the conversation will remain on top irrespective of any new messages you receive and reply to them.
However, users can only pin up to three of the most important group or individual chats to the top of their chat list.
In a related development, WhatsApp announced video-calling feature usage data since its inception in November 2016.
As per WhatsApp, 55 million video calls were made per day with an average of 340 million video calling minutes, globally and in that, India accounted for 50 million minutes each day, across Google Android, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows OS platforms, with Indians topping the chart as the most to use the video-calling feature.