WhatsApp will implement 11 new functions to improve the messaging service

WhatsApp will add functionality to respond to messages. (Photo: Ibenia)

Share The practice seems to have remained unchanged for many years Telegraph, App News Mark Zuckerberg They are spontaneous. This does not mean that WhatsApp is not developed. Because the instant messaging application will implement 11 important new features.

Until the WhatsApp message reaches everyone, it will go through many stages: rumors and leaks, the first beta test, and finally the activation for everyone. The following updates have already been released and will be available soon.

These are 11 WhatsApp Messages

– Voice transcription

WhatsApp has been recreating its voice memo feature for some time with the new recorder and player. Part of this development will allow voice memo text transcription, which you will need to use third-party applications.

Voice notes.  (Photo: Andro4all)
Voice notes. (Photo: Andro4all)

So far, the experiments we have seen with voice-to-text memos have been done IPhone And through the voice recognition service Apple.

It remains to be seen if the process will end and WhatsApp will do so Android.

– Better backup control

Specific, WhatsApp allows you to choose whether to include photos, audio, videos, documents and other files in the backup., Refers to the space occupied by each file.

How To Backup WhatsApp To Google Drive And iCloud 162
How To Backup WhatsApp To Google Drive And iCloud 162

Currently, WhatsApp backups are not removed from storage Google Drive, But that may change in the future, which makes sense on this new setup screen.

– Additional alternatives to privacy

This is one of the most recent changes to WhatsApp’s privacy: You can selectively hide profile photos, last connection time and some of your contact information.

WhatsApp option can be added "Except for my contacts ...".  (Photo: WW What's New)
WhatsApp can add the option “Except my contacts …”. (Photo: WW What’s New)

To do this, WhatsApp will introduce the option of adding “Except for my contacts …”, This allows you to make this section public, except for the people you refer to.

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WhatsApp has already started running this system in beta, but it will take time to reach everyone in the world.

– WhatsApp for tablets

One of the most anticipated features of WhatsApp is the version for tablets IPod And Android.

WhatsApp’s new multi-device mode now allows you to chat depending on your mobile device. Although it is possible in the first stage WhatsApp Web, WhatsApp desktop And on mobile device.

WhatsApp on tablets.  (Photo: 20 minutes)
WhatsApp on tablets. (Photo: 20 minutes)

It is expected that it will then be able to use WhatsApp simultaneously on mobile and iPad or Android tablet.

– Themes on WhatsApp

A new feature that we do not have details yet, but we hope it will end, Possibility to change the color of the interface to customize the look of the application.

Topics in WhatsApp.  (Photo: tuexpertomovil.com)
Topics in WhatsApp. (Photo: tuexpertomovil.com)

A few months ago, WaBetaInfo Announced that the application works to allow users to change the color of certain interface elements, such as the accent color displayed on buttons and texts, however we did not hear from the message.

– The “Nearby Businesses” function is activated

One of the rare inventions directly confirmed by the company is the directory of nearby companies, A kind of yellow page integrated directly into the application.

Nearby businesses.  (Photo: Blog Phonehouse)
Nearby businesses. (Photo: Blog Phonehouse)

Names of nearby companies and accessible when starting a new chat, Showing companies using WhatsApp Business Divided into categories around you.

This directory is already being tested in Brazil And it remains to be seen whether this will spread around the world.

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– WhatsApp on various mobile devices

Rumors indicate that it is actually the future version WhatsApp Multiple Device Mode allows you to register a second mobile device as a connected device, Encrypted and independent.

Use WhatsApp on multiple devices.  (Photo: Cinco Días - El País)
Use WhatsApp on multiple devices. (Photo: Cinco Días – El País)

– Reactions to messages

WaBetaInfo told us that WhatsApp is getting ready to react to messages, i.e. the ability to select emojis to respond to messages.

From what we see, they function as they are Facebook Messenger Oh Instagram.

Respond to messages coming in on WhatsApp.  (Photo: Infotechnology.com)
Respond to messages coming in on WhatsApp. (Photo: Infotechnology.com)

basically By pressing a message for a long time, you can select any emoji to respond to the message without saying a word. You will receive a notification that the other person has responded to his message.

– Communities on WhatsApp

WhatsApp communities are one of the most mysterious news because we do not currently have much details about exactly what they are or how they behave. At first glance, they look like groups.

Communities on WhatsApp.  (Photo: Polavip)
Communities on WhatsApp. (Photo: Polavip)

Rumor has it that communities will be a way to group WhatsApp groups by topic.

In this way, a community can accommodate different groups on very specific topics.

– Delete messages for a limited time

Currently, If you regret sending a WhatsApp message, you have exactly 68 minutes and 16 seconds to change your mind and delete that message for everyone. This is the limit since we removed everyone from WhatsApp in 2017.

Deleted message on WhatsApp.  (Photo: Official Press)
Deleted message on WhatsApp. (Photo: Official Press)

However, there are indications that the recent delay in deleting WhatsApp messages will be eliminated.

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That means you can technically delete any message you send at any time.

– Send chats between iPhone and Android

This year, WhatsApp surprised us by opening the door to cross-platform WhatsApp chats, which was first made possible by the new foldable phone. Samsung The next one was with him Google Pixel6.

Send chats between iPhone and Android.  (Photo: MobileTrans)
Send chats between iPhone and Android. (Photo: MobileTrans)

Chats can only be transferred from iPhones to a limited number of Android phones, but that will change soon.

First, Google announced that it could do this on any mobile phone with Android 12, in addition, the opposite step is still pending: switching chats from Android to iPhone.

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