With This New WhatsApp Update Life Will Be Easy; Here’s Everything You Need To Know
According to the data last recorded in the month of February 2017, WhatsApp has over 1.2 billion users globally. With 65 million active users representing 10% of the total worldwide users, India is one country that has the largest number of consumers in the entire world.
Whatsapp has helped many of us to stay in touch with friends as well as our family members. WhatsApp is free and offers simple, secure, reliable messaging and calling, available on phones all over the world.
Whatsapp keeps bringing the updates to make the user experience more and more better and now the Facebook-owned WhatsApp is rolling out a new beta on Android that includes a much-requested feature, i.e., an option to record voice notes hands-free within the app.
The beta users of WhatsApp has received the aforementioned update. With the update, the users can now lock the record the voice messages of their contacts on the phone. At the initial stages of this feature, it was at first released on iPhone in the month of November 2017.
This feature basically helped the iPhone users to conveniently record long voice messages without holding the record button down the entire time. According to some reports, WhatsApp might also add an option to play voice messages before they’re sent to the receiver.
The way it’s going to work for Beta users is that to lock recording of your voice messages, you will have to tap and hold the mic icon for 0.5 seconds and then slide up your finger toward the lock button.
Once the voice recording has been locked, now it can easily be sent just by hitting the Send button. This means that you’ll not be required to hold down the mic button for as long as you’re recording your voice message. Furthermore, you can anytime tap the Cancel button, available next to the timer.
According to WABetaInfo report, in the next release, WhatsApp for Android will also get the option letting users listen to their voice message before sending it to their contacts.
It is also stated that in the coming future, WhatsApp will get a feature to show the size of specific sticker packs before downloading them.To experience this feature on your Android device, you need to download the WhatsApp beta for Android version 2.18.102 from the store, Google Play.
Alternatively, you can visit APK Mirror to download its APK file and sideload the same on your device. No word yet on when it will reach Android stable and iOS.