How to create and send a status update
You can add multiple texts, photos, GIFs, and videos to a status update and that is also end-to-end encrypted.
- Open WhatsApp > Status.
- Select Add new > ADD.
- Select from the following options:
- Send text to compose a written status update. You can press Color to select a background color.
- Send picture to take a photo or choose an existing photo. You can also add a caption or make edits to the photo.
- Send video to record a video or choose an existing video.
- The maximum limit for text updates is 700 characters
- The maximum video length supported is 30 seconds