WhatsApp continues to work on a series of new features. One of the best ways to get a peek at upcoming WhatsApp features is by joining the beta program. Some features eventually make it to the final version as well. Already we know that WhatsApp is working on dark mode for its iOS and Android users. Let’s take a look at the top other features that have already been rolled out or coming soon.
Multiple device support
Soon you can run your WhatsApp account on two devices simultaneously. The instant messaging company is working on a feature called “registration notification”. This will allow users to get notifications about their secondary device login on the first device. The message will read, “Recipient’s device list changed. Tap Verify to confirm the new security code. After verifying the security code, you will be able to use the app on two devices.
One of the most awaited features on WhatsApp will be the invert colour scheme for Dark Mode users. According to reports, WhatsApp dark mode is near perfect on Android and is also in use for the iPhone. The dark theme of WhatsApp will be available through several options. For example, users can set the setting to change the colour scheme based on the system theme automatically. While the iOS version of Dark Theme will have a darker colour scheme, Android users will get a lighter version.
Netflix streaming support
WhatsApp is said to be expanding the picture-in-picture mode for more third-party applications. According to the news, WhatsApp will soon allow users to watch the Netflix trailer within the application. The app will show you a large video icon with a play button – similar to the YouTube link shared on the app.
Bonus: Fingerprint Lock
If you miss it, WhatsApp now allows Android users to lock/unlock the application via the fingerprint sensor. This feature was previously available for iPhone users. WhatsApp also supports the Face ID lock feature on the latest iPhone. Keep in mind that even if you have locked your WhatsApp with a fingerprint sensor, you will still be able to answer video and audio calls.
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