New Features: WhatsApp Introducing Group Audio Call, Media Visibility and More


WhatsApp is always known for releasing and launching of new updates. They are introducing another double features which has already been received on the new version of the Beta Tester.

WhatApp this time around shows off its Group Audio Call, Media Visibility, Select All features and Many more. See all features which will be available and live on normal whatsapp in near feature;



  • Group Audio Call Functionality Feature

WhatsApp for iPhone is rolling out Group Audio calls functionality. This means that you’ll soon be able to make voice calls to your multiple contacts directly through the instant messaging app.

There are buttons to enable speaker, video call, and mute just below the profile pictures of the participants. The update is currently rolling to WhatsApp for iPhone version 2.18.60.


  • New Contacts Shortcuts Feature

Looks like this new contact shortcut already exist on iPhone but for its new to Android phone. So get ready for it or download and join the Beta Testers.


  • Media Visibility Feature

The feature, as its name suggests, allows you to hide or show the WhatsApp media content in the gallery.

How To Use This Feature

You can modify it in Settings (Data and Storage Usage), where you will find a new option called Media visibility.

The Interesting part of this feature is that with the Media Visibility feature, you can choose whether you want to make the media that you’ve received on chat App visible in your gallery or make it limited to WhatsApp only.

At the same time You can decide to disable it by turning off the Show media in gallery option after going through the WhatsApp Settings > Data and storage usage.


  • Select All Feature

The select all is a quick option added to the main screen, it allows you to select all chats in order to mark them as read. You can also use Select All to achieve all chats.

To force the Select all option to appear in the action menu, you need to select at least one chat first, otherwise the option won’t be available.


Whats Your Say and Opinion About the Newly Introduced Features?




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