Alongside the drawing tools, emojis, and communication section, WhatsApp also starts enhancing its video watching capabilities by providing them with control bar buttons.
At present, the other social media platforms including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, ShareChat, and Streamable offer the picture-in-picture control bar capability. So, WhatsApp begins developing this section to be more competitive towards the other applications.
In the latest edition, WhatsApp released the Android 188.8.131.52 beta update that is bringing the control bar features for the device. Now, the users will be able to pause and resume the streaming clip while encountering any other work.
Let’s first check the new feature preview-
(WhatsApp control bar Image Source WABetaInfo)
WhatsApp Control Bar:
As we know, if we receive any video link from Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube, WhatsApp allows a picture in a picture videocast. Now the control switches will have a pause button to enable the user to resume and stop a video. However, the YouTube videos will have two options of watch later and share in full-screen mode.
This new feature has been rolled out with a 184.108.40.206 Android beta update. At present, some selected users are receiving this feature, so those who didn’t get it yet are recommended to wait until the next update.
With the earlier update, WhatsApp informed about the copy sticker image function for the WhatsApp Web user. It will appear when a user mouse over the sticker in the chat. Furthermore, the users will be able to share the converted stickers in other chats.
At present, this feature has appeared for the WhatsApp web users with macOS. However, there is no clear information about the release of this feature for everyone as it is still in the development phase.
WhatsApp to add account login approval feature
WhatsApp is a free chatting application that uses your phone’s data, and it gains around 2 billion users worldwide. Also, it has approx 5 billion installs from Google Play. The company isn’t stopping its services and testing a new feature for the users likewise, we come up with a new login approval feature info for Android users.
Yes! WhatsApp is currently working to bring a new feature to its billions of users worldwide, aiming to maintain and improve security for the users to provide extra safety to their personal data.
As per our respected source, WhatsApp roll out a new beta update that brings a new login approval feature for Android users. By this, you can receive in-app alerts when someone else is trying to log into their accounts.
The recent update for Android users can be known through the 220.127.116.11 build version.
What is new Login Approval feature for WhatsApp:
If someone tries to access their account due to an incorrect sharing of their 6-digit code, they will finally be able to refuse the login attempt. Because owner acceptance is now a must when someone requests to log in to your WhatsApp account.
This specific security warning also provides some more helpful information, such as the time and information about the other phone, likely the device model.
The arrival of this new feature is not yet scheduled by the company but stay tuned with us to get more and the latest info about WhatsApp.
WhatsApp is the most popular application gaining 2 billion active users worldwide, without spending anything on advertisements. Well, the above-mentioned users include only the smartphone and PC, as WhatsApp is not supported on the iPod and iPads. Alongside, WhatsApp is listed in the top 3 Android applications on the globe.
(Source: WabetaInfo )
WhatsApp Android will let you hide specific contact online status soon
Many WhatsApp Android users have long requested an option to hide their online status. And finally, fresh information emerged about WhatsApp’s impending addition of a feature allowing you to hide your online status from a specific contact.
Users want WhatsApp stealth mode for a variety of reasons. Some, like to avoid being bothered by other users, while others feel as though their contacts are stalking them.
However, as per our reputed source, WhatsApp for Android is working to add the ability to hide online status from a particular contact. Notably, the update is currently under beta testing a rolled for tester through the Google Play Beta program.
You can identify this update via the 18.104.22.168 build version for Android users. Notably, this feature is already available on iOS devices, and now the company expanding it to Android devices.
Although you can see in the images, two new options, “Everyone” and “Same as Last Seen,” allow us to control who can see when we are online from under our last seen settings.
For instance, selecting “My contacts” for “Last Seen” and “Same as Last Seen” for “online” ensures that people who are not in your contact list cannot see when you are online.
We should be glad that WhatsApp is working on this feature and soon the update will available as a stable version for Android users. Just Stay tuned with us for more information about the latest update.
WhatsApp is a famous chatting application, which is always in updating mode for users’ better experience. The company is testing so many different features and options for Android, iOS, and desktop users to stay built their interest in the Application.
WhatsApp Android to bring Quick reaction feature for status
WhatsApp recently added the full emoji selection to the messages reaction feature of its app. Now a report shows that the world’s most popular instant messaging app is currently testing the ability to quick reactions to the status update.
The sudden exposure of messaging apps like Telegram and Instagram, WhatsApp forced us to add new features to the app at a rapid pace in the last year or so. In the meantime, the brand is working to enhance the story or the status menu.
Although, if you’re a user of Instagram then you might definitely experience the quick reaction feature over your loved stories. Might be inspired that WhatApp is also working to add such a feature.
By this, you can give your quick reaction your the status of your contact. Notably, the feature will be exclusive to Android users, and as it has already been spotted for Desktop beta and you can identify it via the 22.214.171.124 build version.
As shown in the image, WhatsApp is testing around 8 impressive emojis to use as a quick reaction on the status bar which includes:
- Smiling Face with Heart Eyes
- Face with Tears of Joy
- Face with Open Mouth
- Crying Face, Folded Hands
- Clapping Hands
- The Party Popper
- Hundred Points.
When you react to a status update, an emoticon is sent to the recipient and displayed as a status response within the chat. Although the feature is available for some selected beta testers.
And WhatsApp to soon release its stable update for you to enjoy the application more likely and more reliable. For more information about the WhatApp new feature and update just stay tuned with us or you can check wisely via the Google Play Store for the new updates.