Well the news is not good for IOS users because the feature is only available to Android users. May be after few weeks even IOS users can become the privilege part of Whatsapp society after the process is launched for IOS too. The app version that includes this new feature is WhatsApp 2.17.111.
The instant messaging app had recently launched a major feature called Status, which allows users to add short video and pictures and share it with their friends, similar to how it is done on Facebook.
Alongside competition with apps like Instagaram & Snapchat even WhatsApp did removed the option for adding text to the status. But not many WhatsApp users liked it and demanded the text status back. Even if you are one of those who preferred text status, you need to know how to install it back. So hurry up read along.......................
The application contains all the default status options like - Available, Busy, Urgently call only, At school, At the movies and the rest.
STEP 1: Firstly, update the app to get the feature back. In case you haven't got it, just wait for a day or two.
STEP 2: After upgrading the messaging app via Google Play Store which is mandatory now simply click on the three dots icon situated at the top right corner of the WhatsApp interface.
STEP 3: Now click on the Settings and go to "About and phone number" section and set a text status just like before.
STEP 4: Your done. Nacho Ab !!!!