WhatsApp Favorite Chats and Groups feature for iOS
WhatsApp Favorite Chats and Groups feature for iOS

WhatsApp extends the deadline to accept its new Privacy Policy update. The last deadline to accept its privacy policy update was on 15th May. It will limited functionality on WhatsApp until you accept the updates. Temporarily the users can use WhatsApp to respond to calls and messages from notifications before limited functionality.

After a few weeks of limited functionality, you won’t be able to receive incoming calls or notifications. Also, WhatsApp will stop sending messages and calls to your phone, WhatsApp said. Your account will be useless, once limited functionality. WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging apps.


You must be using WhatsApp to stay connected with your friends, colleagues, and others. Most of the users refuse this new privacy policy update and start using the alternative apps because of its policy, limited functionality, and expired deadlines. But it seems that the Company will give more time to accept its policy update. Today I am explaining to you about the WhatsApp Privacy Policy update deadline extension. Read this post till the end to know more about this.

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WhatsApp extends Privacy Policy update deadline to accept it

According to WABetaInfo the feature tracker of WhatsApp, it is extending the deadline in specific countries like Germany and Argentina for some users. Users from these countries can accept the WhatsApp Privacy Policy till 19th June 2021.

A pop-up message appears and shows “WhatsApp is updating our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy to reflect new features and comply with new European Union data protection laws”. Users will have to accept the WhatsApp terms by 19th June to continue using WhatsApp without limited functionality.

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No one will have their accounts deleted or lose the functionality of WhatsApp because of this update in India. The Company said that “We’re continuing to remind those who haven’t had the chance to do so to review and accept, after giving everyone time to review”. Your chat and calls will remain secure with end-to-end encryption. It also said that we won’t share your data with Facebook and its other products.

WhatsApp updated its Privacy Policy approximately five months ago. It had a deadline of February 8 to accept its privacy policy update. After the update of the WhatsApp Privacy Policy, the users are criticizing it for this. WhatsApp has extended its deadline to May 15 to accept its new privacy policy from 8 February after getting too much criticism.

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