Good news for Jio Phone Users, Whatsapp Updates
Jio Phone users got the WhatsApp feature in September 2018, which was officially announced in July. Apart from this, WhatsApp support for Nokia 8110 4G was also launched in April last year.
Jio Phone will now have the facility to apply WhatsApp status. This information has been obtained through a recent report. In Jio’s feature phone, this status feature will work exactly as it does in an Android or iPhone device. Let us tell you, the feature of WhatsApp in Reliance Jio phone was launched in 2018 with some limited features. This app also reached Nokia 8110 4G after several months of WhatsApp feature in Jio phone, which is another KaiOS based smart feature phone.
In July last year, it was announced that Facebook-owned company WhatsApp will be expanded to all KaiOS-based phones.
Joe Grinstead, software engineering lead for WhatsApp on KaiOS, revealed in an Android Central interview that the WhatsApp status feature for Jio Phone is “Gold Master” staged, which means the feature is all set to rollout. However, it is not that it is a very big feature, but still it can prove to be a feature for a large number of users.
Grinstead also mentioned the voice calling support, which was introduced in January 2015 for Android smartphones. He said that bringing voice calling support to the KaiOS operating system would be a challenging task. However, it is not clear whether voice calling support will ever be brought on WhatsApp for Jio phone users.
Let us tell you, Jio feature phone users got the WhatsApp feature in September 2018, which was officially announced in July. Apart from this, WhatsApp support for Nokia 8110 4G was also launched in April last year. A few weeks after this rollout, WhatsApp was made available to all KaiOS based phones.