Share WhatsApp status to Facebook Stories

Now you can share your WhatsApp status updates to Facebook Stories. After months of beta testing, WhatsApp has released the ability to let users share their statuses to Facebook. WhatsApp received an update on both iOS and Android.

The feature was spotted to be under development in WhatsApp 2.19.151 for Android.

If you are a user of both apps either WhatsApp or Facebook, you will see the new option when you add a new status on your WhatsApp account. The feature was spotted to be under development in WhatsApp 2.19.151 for Android. Users won’t need to link their WhatsApp accounts to Facebook to use this feature. The app uses the data-sharing API that is used by several other apps as well, to share user Status as a Facebook Story.

How to share your status to Facebook:

  1. Open WhatsApp.
  2. Tap Status.
  3. Create a status update on: Android | iPhone
  4. You have two sharing options based on if you want to share a new or old status update:
    Share new status update: Under My status, tap Share to Facebook Story. If prompted, tap Allow or Open to open the Facebook app. In the Facebook app, select the audience you want to share with, and then tap Share Now. Please note the Share to Facebook Story option disappears once you go to another tab.
    Share old status update: Tap My Status on iPhone or More by My status on Android. Next, tap More or next to the status update you want to share, then tap Share to Facebook. If prompted, tap Allow or Open to open the Facebook app. In the Facebook app, select the audience you want to share with, and then tap Share Now.
  5. After you share your status update, WhatsApp will reopen.

How to share your status to other apps:

  1. Open WhatsApp.
  2. Tap Status.
  3. Create a status update on: Android | iPhone
  4. You have two sharing options based on if you want to share a new or old status update:
    Share new status update: Under My status, tap Share. Please note the Share option disappears once you go to another tab.
    Share old status update: Tap My Status on iPhone or More by My status on Android. Next, tap More next to the status update you want to share, then tap Share.
  5. In the share tray that appears, tap the app you want to share your status update to.

Note:

If you have multiple status updates, you can choose which updates you want to share to Facebook Stories.
This feature is only available if you have one of the following apps installed on your device: Facebook on Android, Facebook Lite on Android or Facebook on iOS.

More information about WhatsApp status updates search here.

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