It adds a green circle to their selected chat to serve as a reminder for the users but it will not affect the read status on messages within each conversation.

Also, the users are now allowed to set custom notifications for contacts and groups. The users can configure specific tones for calls, messages and popup notification of any contact.

In addition, there is an option to use less data for voice calls which the users can find in the 'Chats and calls' settings.

WhatsApp also updated its web version and included new features that allow the users to have more control over their chats and group conversations in a Web browser.