We don't wish to alarm you, but someone could be using WhatsApp to spy on you. Now, the company is testing a feature that lets you notify your contacts about change of your number. This update is available in the latest beta version of WhatsApp v 2.18.97 for Android. But when it comes to migrating data between two numbers, from old to a new one, there is no solution.
In case you're wondering how to change your mobile number on WhatsApp, you can follow these simple steps - Settings Account Change number.More news: After Stormy Daniels interview, Trump continues to deny affair
Regardless of selecting any of the three options, all your groups you are part of will be notified.
The new change number feature is now part of WhatsApp 2.18.97 Android beta update and it will reportedly come to iOS and Windows devices later.More news: Trump targets Amazon in morning Twitter attack
A new creepy app named "Chatwatch" is using WhatsApp's online or offline status feature to tell users how often their friends check the micro-blogging platform and also estimate when they go to bed every day - potentially making it an invasive app. After that, tap the Next button from the top-right corner, enter your old and new phone numbers, tap the Next button again, and then enable the Notify my contacts option. You will be able to choose specific contacts to notify, and the chat history will be moved in the new chat on the recipients' phone. "You can also choose to notify contacts who you have a chat with", the report said.
That being said, according to WABetaInfo, this option is now only available to those who are using beta version 2.18.97 of WhatsApp for Android. Those who are on iOS and Windows Phone will have to wait.More news: Playboy says Facebook exposes too many things, deactivates its Facebook page
With that being said, just because WhatsApp is beta testing this feature doesn't mean it will be rolled out to everyone on stable version.