5 Whatsapp upcoming features — If we talk about leading applications in terms of instant messaging app, WhatsApp no doubt stands out amongst all. The reason why lots of people love to use WhatsApp and find it addictive is that the app is constantly being updated to meet with the trends and demands of the users.
Considering the trends and demands, the leading application in terms of instant messaging is constantly being updated to meet up with users demands. The instant messaging app keep getting updates in regular intervals. Recently, Facebook-owned WhatsApp got five best added features in its recent update and this features was:
- Pinned Chats: Pinned chats allows you to pin your favorite chats at the top of the main window. You just need to long press the chat and you will see the ‘Pin’ icon located on the top. This feature enable users pin maximum numbers of 3 chats to the top.
- New Video Calling Button: Initially, users needed to tap on the call button first and then choose between voice and video calls. However, the new update added a separate button for Voice and video calls. This makes it easier to initiate calls.
- Two Step Verification: This step added the extra layer of security. This two-factor authentication feature prompts a user for a static six-digit pass-code every time you register any new phone to the existing account.
- Text Status: WhatsApp brought back the text status feature to all Android users. The feature which is now called “About and phone number” which users can access by going to their profile tab into settings.
- Siri: Siri is Apple’s voice assistant and it can read your WhatsApp messages aloud. This feature actually comes in Version 2.17.20 of the app and it needed iOS 10.3 or later to work
5 New WhatsApp Upcoming Features
After those mentioned features released recently on whatsApp, there are several features still to come which is under tests in beta mode and in this article, we are going to talk about 5 new features that was spotted in beta and are most likely to be introduced in the next version of WhatsApp.
Message Recall Feature
Message recall is another fine feature users should look forward to see the coming whatsapp version. This feature was first spotted in December 2016 on iOS (Beta version). However, the feature is yet to arrive. Users will get a five-minute window to reverse the sent messages. Users can recall text messages, images, videos, GIFs, and even status replies.
Edit “sent” messages
This is another most anticipated feature that is expected to roll out soon. This is much similar to ‘recall’ functionality. This fine feature will let users edit sent messages. Users need to edit the messages before the receiver reads it. You will agr
UPI or you can say Unified Payment Interface is another most anticipated feature that could reach millions of WhatsApp users. This UPI based money transaction feature will let users transfer money without any hassle.
Live Location Sharing
The live location sharing feature will allow users to share their live location with their contacts. This feature will be very useful in terms of security because it will allow your contacts to track your location in real-time.
YouTube Videos To Play Directly In WhatsApp
Youtube videos to play directly in whatsapp is another feature that will be included in the coming whatsapp version. The iOS beta version of WhatsApp had added a feature of YouTube integration. The new feature will enable users view YouTube videos without the need to leave whatsapp or open the YouTube app. The feature is not yet seen in whatsapp Android version, but we believe that WhatsApp will soon roll out the feature for Android users to enjoy.
Hopefully, the stated five new coming features spotted on WhatsApp beta mode will be included in the new coming WhatsApp version