You Can Reply from Notification Panel on WhatsApp
Happy News for WhatsApp users. Now you can reply to messages right from the notification panel on WhatsApp. The new feature is only available in the latest version 2.12.560 which is now only available for WhatsApp beta testers.
The version v2.12.560 is not available now on Google Play Store or WhatsApp website. After the update, you can reply instantly to WhatsApp messages from notification panel.
According the reports the quick reply feature seen similar to Google Hangout’s messages where once we receive a notification.
According to PCMag, in this beta update we also get the ability to multi-select people or groups without the annoying popup. This makes making multiple selections clutter free and convenient to Archive, Delete, Mute/Unmute, Add chat shortcut, View contact, and Mark (as read/unread) them all together.