WhatsApp announces improved video calling features for mobile and desktop apps.

WhatsApp announces improved video calling features for mobile and desktop apps.

On Thursday, WhatsApp revealed a number of enhancements to its video calling service for desktop and mobile users. From the previous limit of merely eight participants on the WhatsApp Desktop client, the participant limit for group video calls has been increased across platforms to up to 32 users. Apart from the augmentation of the video…

WhatsApp Will Soon Allow Android Users Share Status Updates to Instagram

WhatsApp Will Soon Allow Android Users Share Status Updates to Instagram

As the name suggests, WhatsApp’s latest feature for locked chats allows users to conceal their conversations behind a secret code. It has also been stated that the platform is developing a number of additional features. According to reports, WhatsApp is bringing back the ability to “View Once” images and videos on both the desktop and…

WhatsApp to Allow Users to Link Their Email Addresses to Their Accounts

WhatsApp to Allow Users to Link Their Email Addresses to Their Accounts

WhatsApp is releasing an update that will allow iOS users to link their email address to their WhatsApp account. Users can now log in to their accounts using their registered phone number; adding an email address will provide a another way to access WhatsApp. Email addresses will not be shown to contacts, but adding one…

WhatsApp to Introduce Voice Chat Feature for Less Disruptive Group Calls

WhatsApp to Introduce Voice Chat Feature for Less Disruptive Group Calls

A new voice chat feature on WhatsApp has started to roll out, providing users with an enhanced group call experience. Group calls now ring members’ handsets, which may not be the best situation, particularly if some players are participating from various time zones. Rather, audio chats will be less obtrusive and, similar to group call…

WhatsApp: Support for Passkeys is now Live on Android

WhatsApp: Support for Passkeys is now Live on Android

Android users who use WhatsApp will soon be able to securely re-login to their accounts using their device PIN or biometric authentication. Before, users of WhatsApp had to enter a one-time password (OTP) and an optional six-digit PIN for two-factor authentication in order to access their accounts. Android users will now be able to use…

WhatsApp Releases Screen Sharing and Landscape Mode for Video Calls

WhatsApp Releases Screen Sharing and Landscape Mode for Video Calls

A new feature is being rolled out to WhatsApp users. The social media site that is owned by Meta now lets you share your screen during video calls. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, posted updates about this functionality on his Facebook and Instagram accounts. With this inclusion, Meta advances in its strategy to take on…

WhatsApp Introduces ‘Silence Unknown Callers’ Feature on iOS and Android

WhatsApp Introduces ‘Silence Unknown Callers’ Feature on iOS and Android

The messaging app WhatsApp is introducing a feature that would shield users from obtrusive calls. Users of the Meta-owned app can easily activate an option that mutes calls from spam and bothersome callers. The new function is intended to stop calls from unknown numbers from upsetting the user because these calls often come from numbers…

WhatsApp is Working on Multi-Account Feature For Android Beta Users

WhatsApp is Working on Multi-Account Feature For Android Beta Users

According to reports, WhatsApp is developing a new feature for upcoming app updates. According to a report, the functionality being tested on the beta version of the application will enable access to several WhatsApp accounts from a single device. Last year, the social networking site unveiled a companion mode that enables users to log into…

WhatsApp begins testing the ability to transfer ‘HD Quality’ photos on the most recent iOS and Android beta versions.

WhatsApp begins testing the ability to transfer ‘HD Quality’ photos on the most recent iOS and Android beta versions.

A new beta version of WhatsApp has been published that adds the capability to send HD-quality photographs within the application. The most recent iOS and Android beta versions of the messaging app, which is owned by Meta, have started testing the feature. By default, WhatsApp sends a compressed version of every image, which might reduce…

WhatsApp resumes beta testing of group profile icons for Android users, while some iOS testers receive updates.

WhatsApp resumes beta testing of group profile icons for Android users, while some iOS testers receive updates.

As part of the most recent beta version, WhatsApp has resumed testing a feature that enhances group chats on Android. Recently, the well-known messaging software started beta testing the option to display profile icons next to messages in group conversations, but it was deactivated in later beta releases. For iOS beta testers, the Meta-owned app…

How the Screen Sharing Feature for Video Calls Works in WhatsApp’s Beta Test

How the Screen Sharing Feature for Video Calls Works in WhatsApp’s Beta Test

In the most recent Android beta, WhatsApp is distributing a screen-sharing functionality to testers. Users who are on a video call will have the option to tap a button to share their screen with other callers. Apps like Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams, and Skype all provide the ability to share your screen. The functionality…

WhatsApp Releases Privacy Features, a New UI for the Bottom Navigation Bar, and Other Updates

WhatsApp Releases Privacy Features, a New UI for the Bottom Navigation Bar, and Other Updates

According to reports, WhatsApp intends to update its Android software with a number of new features. The option to block unknown callers, a new user interface with a bottom navigation bar, the creation of single-vote polls, and other innovations are among them. While some of these improvements have only been made available to a small…

WhatsApp Starts Testing Voice Transcription, Chat Lock, and Facebook Status Sharing Features

WhatsApp Starts Testing Voice Transcription, Chat Lock, and Facebook Status Sharing Features

Three new features are purportedly being rolled out by WhatsApp to beta users. On iOS, the first feature enables users to lock particular chats. Additionally, WhatsApp for Android is testing the capability to directly share your Status with your Facebook friends. Recent beta versions of the iOS app allow beta testers to test a feature…

One WhatsApp account, now across multiple phones

One WhatsApp account, now across multiple phones

WhatsApp has been making strides in the messaging space since its inception. Last year, they introduced the ability for users to message seamlessly across all their devices while maintaining the same level of privacy and security. Today, WhatsApp is improving its multi-device offering even further by allowing the use of the same WhatsApp account on…

WhatsApp Launches iOS Sticker Maker and ‘Keep in Chat’ Feature for Disappearing Messages

WhatsApp Launches iOS Sticker Maker and ‘Keep in Chat’ Feature for Disappearing Messages

A new feature that alters the way disappearing messages function on the messaging app has been introduced by WhatsApp. Users can now “keep” messages that are about to disappear in conversations, but senders will have control over which messages are kept. The messaging service has introduced a new “Keep in Chat” function that allows users…

Revolutionizing WhatsApp Status: Effortlessly Share and Control Your Updates

Revolutionizing WhatsApp Status: Effortlessly Share and Control Your Updates

Status is a popular way to share updates with friends and close contacts on WhatsApp. They disappear in 24 hours and may include photos, videos, GIFs, text, and more. A lot of WhatsApp users love the existing option to post their Status to their Facebook Story. We’ve also gotten feedback that people want this process…

Latest Beta of WhatsApp Has Animated Emojis in Development

Latest Beta of WhatsApp Has Animated Emojis in Development

A new feature that will enable users to send animated emoji is apparently being developed for WhatsApp, the instant messaging service owned by Meta. The popular messaging service’s most recent desktop beta includes the feature under development. On messaging apps like Telegram and Slack, animated emoji are presently enabled and provide a richer communication experience….

3 new security features are now available in WhatsApp for iOS and Android.

3 new security features are now available in WhatsApp for iOS and Android.

A number of new security features have been added to WhatsApp to make it more difficult to take control of other people’s accounts. The app’s privacy and security-focused features go beyond its assertion that online chats and discussions should be as private and secure as in-person interactions. Numerous technological advancements pertaining to that goal have…

WhatsApp’s Companion Mode Reportedly Rolling Out to All Android Beta Testers.

WhatsApp’s Companion Mode Reportedly Rolling Out to All Android Beta Testers.

All Android beta testers apparently get access to WhatsApp’s companion mode functionality. The capability, which enables users to attach an active WhatsApp account to a different mobile device, has been in development for a while. According to reports, the companion mode feature, which is an expansion of multi-device support, was released with WhatsApp beta for…

WhatsApp is working to improve the functionality that allows iOS users to post status updates to Facebook Stories.

WhatsApp is working to improve the functionality that allows iOS users to post status updates to Facebook Stories.

According to reports, Meta’s widely used cross-platform instant messaging service WhatsApp is developing a new iOS feature that will enhance the sharing of WhatsApp statuses in Facebook stories. Recently, the company was seen developing a new feature that would let users publish status updates to Facebook stories without leaving the app. Also, it will provide…

WhatsApp Will Soon Release a Feature to Allow Users to Set Expiration Date for Group Chats, Save Storage

WhatsApp Will Soon Release a Feature to Allow Users to Set Expiration Date for Group Chats, Save Storage

WhatsApp has been seen working on a feature that would allow users to regain valuable smartphone storage space. The instant messaging service is developing a function that will let users specify a time limit for group talks. This future feature is mentioned in the most recent beta of WhatsApp for iOS, but the Meta-owned messaging…

You Can Now Send Up to 100 Media Files on WhatsApp, Other New Features Surface

You Can Now Send Up to 100 Media Files on WhatsApp, Other New Features Surface

Three updates and new features have been made to WhatsApp’s Android app, according to the company. Features include the ability to share up to 100 media assets, longer group subjects and descriptions, and document captions. Any users who download the most recent version of WhatsApp for Android from the Google Play Store can now access…

WhatsApp to Discontinue Support for Older iPhone, Android Phones from December 31

WhatsApp to Discontinue Support for Older iPhone, Android Phones from December 31

According to reports, both outdated Android and iPhone handsets would no longer support WhatsApp, which is owned by Meta. Starting on December 31 and affecting as many as 49 cellphones, the adjustments will be in effect. Older iPhone users will need to update to iOS 12 or later, while Android users will need Android OS…

WhatsApp: You Can Now Undo Delete For Me Messages

WhatsApp: You Can Now Undo Delete For Me Messages

It took WhatsApp some time, but it added the feature to allow users to delete transmitted messages for everyone in 2017. WhatsApp offers the option to delete a message exclusively for you in addition to removing it for everyone. If you use WhatsApp frequently, you probably encountered a circumstance when you mistakenly selected the Delete…

Report: WhatsApp is Testing Voice Status Update for iOS Beta

Report: WhatsApp is Testing Voice Status Update for iOS Beta

iOS users will be able to send voice notes in their status updates thanks to a feature being developed for WhatsApp, the instant messaging service owned by Meta. In their WhatsApp status, users can currently only send images, videos, and links. WhatsApp users on iOS, however, will apparently be able to post audio notes or…

WhatsApp Introduces Polls Feature to Android, iOS Users

WhatsApp Introduces Polls Feature to Android, iOS Users

WhatsApp Polls, the newest group communication feature from the Meta-owned company, is now available to users on both Android and iOS. Polls and “Communities,” a feature that enables users to have many groups under a single roof to organize group talks, were recently added to the messaging app. In addition, WhatsApp had doubled the participant…

Report: A new Malicious WhatsApp mod is Targeting African Users

Report: A new Malicious WhatsApp mod is Targeting African Users

A new dangerous variant of the well-liked YoWhatsApp WhatsApp messaging mod was found by Kaspersky researchers. This mod spreads the infamous Triada mobile Trojan, which may download other Trojans, issue paid memberships, and even steal WhatsApp accounts. It is well-known for having functionality that the official software does not provide. In the past two months,…

WhatsApp Rolls Out Communities Feature for Beta Users

WhatsApp Rolls Out Communities Feature for Beta Users

In what appeared to be a hopeful challenge to Slack, the social messaging app WhatsApp revealed in April that it was working on a new ‘Communities’ feature, a method for different groups to come “under one umbrella.” The function is now accessible to beta testers. Over the past few months, the Meta-owned messaging platform has…