WhatsApp New Features
WhatsApp is possessed by Meta, which has been upgrade and include new features to increase the experience of users. One of the latest update includes change to the interface of users.
As explained by WaBetaInfo instantaneous messaging app has initiated two features first one in context menu and the second is call button. This amend has been submitted by the test flight beta program and the new version is 126.96.36.199. Which is very useful for users.
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In initial preference the new update is available in some of iOS beta testers. It will be step by step introduced in the in upcoming weeks for many users. When the users install this latest upgrade on iOS they can detect a big change in group chats with the inclusion of new calling symbol in chat header.
After beta testing many features WhatsApp introduced the voice status on Android and iOS. It allows users to send a voice message in the form of status updates. Tap on the ‘microphone’ icon and start recording your voice message for up to 30 seconds.
This new update is also including in chat groups. When the users are chatting in groups if the features are enabled, users will see different icons. According to the old feature they can still make group calls, but in new update the icon includes a context menu too. The menu provides two beneficial options for users. Due to this they can choose to make a video or audio call.
Video and Audio calls
In previous features there was an action sheet another option for video and audio calls and there two buttons to initiate the specific calls, However the latest feature has replaced it with a context menu.
A WhatsApp viewer explained:
“If you see a video call button with a plus sign above the icon, it means the feature is enabled for your account,”
There are eximious features in new update therefor many iOS users basically go for context menu over action sheet because it suggests a better visual appeal and consolidate seamlessly within the interface, resulting in a clean and effective design.
New features for WhatsApp:
New Calling Button:
After installing the latest WhatsApp beta for iOS 188.8.131.52. update from the Test flight app, some users notice a new calling icon within the chat header. This icon still allows group participants to place group calls but it now displays a context menu, allowing them to choose whether to make an audio or video call. You can immediately understand if the context menu is available on your account by simply looking at the calling icon in your group chats.
WhatsApp search for message by date
For all iPhone users WhatsApp search for message by date feature is available now. It will help to find specific message in a long chat history.To look for messages by date, select the calendar icon just above the on-screen keyboard and choose the date and month.
Dedicated video mode:
WhatsApp has renovated the inbuilt camera interface by introducing a dedicated video mode. The dedicated video mode is currently available on version number 184.108.40.206 for Android.With the changed UI, the video option now has its own button which the users can select to record videos, just like in the case of a phone’s default camera app.
Status Profile Ring:
Status profile ring is also the newest feature in WhatsApp. Through this feature the user will be able to see the status of their contacts on the home screen. It shows by a green coloured on the profile picture of user contact.
After a long time, WhatsApp has disclosed the ability to use the same account on two mobiles with companion mode. When the users enable this mode they do not log out from their primary mobile when they are signing into another phone.
Chat lock is also the latest feature of WhatsApp. In this feature the users allow to add their face lock and finger prints lock to private chats and groups in iPhone. All the chats will be secured by adding these two locks.
Picture-in-Picture for video calls on iOS:
Through this features the WhatsApp users are enjoying their video calla through picture-in-picture mode from previous few months. The same is introduced on iPhone which allows the users to browse through other apps. While pip for video calls enable to perform multi task.