This WhatsApp feature is likely to be rolled out for Android users in the coming weeks.
The report reveals that the transcription will be done on the user's device, and neither Facebook nor WhatsApp will have the access to this message.
Users need to have a smartphone/feature phone running on OS 4.1 and up, iOS 10 and up or selected phones with KaiOS 2.5.1 and above.
The report further suggests that the feature will be available for both individual and group chats.
The new emojis include mended heart, burning heart, face in the cloud, different skin-tone faces with mustache emojis and more.
WhatsApp introduces a 'View Once' feature that deletes photos or videos immediately after they are opened
Users will not be able to forward, save, star, or share photos or videos that were sent or received with the 'view once' feature.
WhatsApp rolls out 'Archived Chats' feature to keep a few chats hidden even after new text messages: How it works
Users will not receive any notifications for the archived chats 'unless they are mentioned or replied to'.
The new functionality will also allow WhatsApp users to rejoin a video/voice call in case it gets dropped.
The sender will not only see the 'delivered' and 'seen' time of the message but also the 'opened' time.
WhatsApp is reportedly also working on bringing high-quality previews for URLs on the latest beta version.
WhatsApp on iOS may soon get 'search for sticker' shortcuts, Android app will revert to green colour in notifications
WhatsApp users on iOS will soon see a shortcut that will notify them whenever WhatsApp finds a sticker corresponding to the text they type.
WhatsApp to soon get multi-device support and disappearing mode, confirm Will Cathcart and Mark Zuckerberg
During the interview, Cathcart also said that the multi-device support may allow the company to work on WhatsApp support for iPad.
You can save WhatsApp status whether it is a picture or video on your Android phone, here is how you can do it.
This feature is reportedly still under development and there is no confirmation as to when it will be available for the users.
WhatsApp is currently testing 1.0x, 1.5x and 2.0x playback speeds for audio messages on the platform.
WhatsApp may soon rollout a playback speed option for audio messages, will add ability to view Instagram Reels within the messenger
Later this year, WhatsApp will reportedly add the ability for users to view Instagram Reels within the app.
WhatsApp will now ask users for a biometric scan before they can link their account to the desktop app
WhatsApp has added an additional layer of security for linking an account to the desktop app.
Once enabled, messages sent by you will be deleted after seven days. Here is how you can enable it.
WhatsApp is also expected to soon roll out a multi-device support feature for users.
Media files can also be deleted after seven days, if the disappearing messages feature is turned on.