Meta-owned WhatsApp, a cross-platform instant messaging and VOIP service is continuously working hard to provide a better experience and a lot of new features to its users. However, it lacks in some areas when it comes to users’ perspectives as compared to other chat messaging services. Still, WhatsApp is the most loved and widely used service across the globe. Recently, As per the WABetaInfo report, the WhatsApp Group Polls feature is under development and soon will be available for Android smartphones.
Initially, it was mentioned back in April this year and the company is still working on it closely. Additionally, multiple reports are also coming out that WhatsApp might soon allow its users to create local chat backups on their Android devices. Now, talking about the group polls feature, it seems that the poll option will be available under the attachment segment for groups.
It basically lets the group users create a poll that includes up to 12 options for answers to choose from. Currently, the Poll feature can be found on the WhatsApp Beta version 188.8.131.52 for Android. Once the beta development process has been done, the same feature will be available for the WhatsApp stable version users too.
Multiple reports are suggesting that WhatsApp Group Polls may soon be available for the Desktop and iOS Beta users too. If in case, you’re using the WhatsApp Beta version 184.108.40.206 on your Android device then you might be able to find out the Polls feature inside the attachment option to start with.
The chances are high that the placement of the Polls option may get changed in future updates and the poll answer options will also get decreased from 12 to lower numbers to make it compact. If you take a quick look at the provided screenshot by WABetaInfo then you might have noticed that the polls option is available with the individual chat.
So, it’s also quite possible that in the upcoming updates, we’ll gonna see the polls option for the individual chats as well as the group chats. So, we’ll have to wait for a couple of weeks more to get additional information, and development info. Right now, there is no official announcement available yet regarding the release of the stable update of WhatsApp with the polls option. It may take some time.