WhatsApp introduced great new feature, now you will be able to chat even without internet
WhatsApp is used by millions of users around the world. With its help, you can message your family and friends. But there are some countries where WhatsApp does not work. Instant messaging app WhatsApp has come up with a new feature, with the help of which users will be able to chat even without an internet connection. The company gave information about this feature in a tweet. The company wrote in its tweet that it will continue to fight for users’ right to free and private communication.
For this, WhatsApp has rolled out a feature that connects to proxy servers when the internet is blocked. Through this, users will be able to chat without internet. Also, all messages sent and received from the proxy server will be end-to-end encrypted.
What is this proxy feature?
When connecting directly to WhatsApp is not possible, your app can connect through a proxy server. There is no change in WhatsApp privacy and security features by using proxy. Be aware that your personal messages and calls will still be end-to-end encrypted. It acts as a proxy between the client and the Internet. When a user accesses a website through a proxy server, the proxy server first accesses the website by taking the user’s request and then shows the information back to the user as per the user’s request.
How to connect proxy on android
How to connect to proxy on Android. First of all update your WhatsApp to the latest version. Now tap on settings by going to more option in chat tab. Then go to storage and data and tap on proxy. Now tap on use proxy option .Now tap on Set Proxy and enter the proxy address. Then tap on Save. A check mark will show if the connection is successful. If you are still unable to send or receive WhatsApp messages using the proxy, it might be that the proxy has been blocked. You can long press to clear the blocked proxy address.
How to connect proxy on iPhone.
First of all update your WhatsApp to the latest version. Now go to WhatsApp setting and tap on proxy in storage and data. Then tap on use proxy option. Enter proxy address and tap save to connect. After successful connection A check mark will appear. Be aware that using a third-party proxy will share your IP address with the proxy provider. These third-party proxies are not provided by WhatsApp.
Linked share of proxy create
The company said that if users are having trouble connecting to WhatsApp due to internet shutdown, they can use the servers of volunteers and organizations and stay connected with WhatsApp users around the world. Apart from this, WhatsApp has also shared a link to create a proxy for those users who want to help their friends and family.
Feature will be useful for people
The company said that we want the 2023 internet shutdown to never happen. As we have been seeing in Iran for months. It deprives people of their human rights and prevents people from getting immediate help. However, if these shutdowns continue, we hope this solution will help those in need of secure and reliable communication. PLC/GT
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