WhatsApp announces animated stickers, QR codes, dark mode for web and more; features to roll out in 'coming weeks'
WhatsApp says these features will be rolling out over the next few weeks.
Currently, it's unclear if the multiple device feature will also be available cross-platform.
The update also comes with some improvements for the Screen Lock feature, in particular when you launch WhatsApp for the first time after restarting the iPhone.
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WhatsApp has rolled out a new 'event colour' for the dark mode, with yellow colour text.
The Delete messages option will be available under the Group Settings tab on WhatsApp.
WhatsApp is integrating the Any.do app within the messenger, to allow users to set reminders from within the messaging app.
In the Android beta version 2.19.332, WhatsApp makes handling blocked contact easier.
A bug fixe in the update also solves the issue that causes the app to crash while listening to voice messages.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7, Samsung Galaxy S9, Honor 6X, iPhone users and some OnePlus smartphone users have been affected.
If you are on the WhatsApp beta program on Android, the new emojis are now available from the Emoji Picker.
Similar to how YouTube videos play on WhatsApp currently, iOS users will be able to play Netflix trailers.
WhatsApp has also added new alignment guidelines to help you position stickers, emojis, and more when editing media.
WhatsApp will now let you choose particular contacts who can not add you to group chats.
WhatsApp will reportedly come with a Light Theme, Dark Theme, and System Default theme.
It has also been reported that WhatsApp may soon also integrate Facebook Pay into the app.
The Frequently Forwarded Message feature is part of WhatsApp's effort to combat fake news and misinformation.
The voice note preview will likely be part of a major update and will come along some other features.
Here is how you can avoid the unnecessary and automatic media download on WhatsApp.
The ability to play consecutive audio messages on WhatsApp has been available for iOS users for a while.