WhatsApp new options: Panorama mode, chat switch, 15-people in group calls and extra

Meta-owned messaging platform is extensively rolling out panorama mode assist for video calls, silence unknown callers choice and extra, on iOS.

“Video calls now assist panorama mode,” the corporate talked about within the official changelog. Additionally, customers can now silence unknown callers by going to Settings – Privateness – Calls.

The platform can be rolling out the power to natively switch full account historical past when switching to a brand new gadget. This performance may be accessed by navigating to Settings – Chats – Switch Chats to iPhone.

Redesigned sticker tray with improved navigation and a bigger set of stickers together with extra Avatars are additionally rolling out with the brand new replace.

All these options will roll out over the approaching weeks, the corporate stated.

Group calls with as much as 15 folks

In the meantime, final week, it was reported that the corporate was rolling out a characteristic on iOS beta, which permits customers to provoke group calls with as much as 15 folks.

Group calls already assist as much as 32 individuals, however it was solely attainable to provoke a bunch name with as much as 7 folks.

Nonetheless, with the brand new characteristic, beta customers can now provoke group calls with as much as 15 folks.

Excessive-quality movies

Earlier this month, the corporate was reportedly rolling out a characteristic on iOS beta, which permits customers to ship high-quality movies.

Whereas this characteristic preserves video dimensions, minor compression will nonetheless be utilized to the video, thus sending movies of their authentic high quality will not be attainable.

The default choice will at all times be ‘Commonplace high quality’ for all movies, due to this fact, customers have to pick the high-quality choice each time they wish to ship a video with higher high quality.

A tag shall be added to the message bubble when sending a video with the high-quality choice to tell the recipient that the video is distributed utilizing this characteristic.

Migrate chats from Android to IOS

Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp has introduced that it now permits customers to switch their chat historical past from Android to iOS and vice versa for all customers.

“A brand new solution to preserve the chats that imply essentially the most. In the present day, you should have the power to switch your whole chat historical past from Android to iOS and vice versa. Now you might have the liberty to change to and out of your most popular gadgets,” the corporate wrote on Twitter.

WhatsApp talked about that if customers are shifting from an Android telephone to an iPhone, they will switch their account data, profile picture, particular person chats, group chats, chat historical past, media, and settings. Nonetheless, customers can not switch their name historical past or show identify.

Not too long ago, the corporate stated that iPhone customers can migrate their WhatsApp information utilizing the ‘Transfer to iOS’ app. By downloading the ‘Transfer to iOS’ app on their Android telephone, customers can use it to switch the issues they care about most, together with contacts, messages, pictures, movies, e-mail accounts, calendars, and now WhatsApp message historical past from their Android telephone to iPhone.

Translucent bars

Earlier this month, the messaging platform was extensively rolling out a tweaked interface that options translucent bars- tab bar and navigation bar-, on iOS The Meta-owned platform was additionally rolling out a redesigned sticker and GIF picker on iOS.

Put on OS smartwatches

Now Put on OS customers can begin new conversations, reply to messages, and take calls from their wrist. Meta CEO and Founder Zuckerberg introduced the primary WhatsApp smartwatch app is now obtainable on Put on OS.

Accessible on watches that run Put on OS 3, customers will now not want their telephone with them to remain related, and may reply to family and friends utilizing their voice, emojis, fast replies or textual content.

“We sit up for bringing WhatsApp to much more gadgets sooner or later,” stated the corporate.

The customers can even be capable of reply with voice messages, emoji, common textual content, and fast replies.

If they’ve an LTE-capable Put on OS 3 watch, they are going to even be capable of reply to messages with out the smartphone close by.

In response to experiences, releasing the Put on OS app now builds momentum for Samsung ‘Galaxy Unpacked’ occasion subsequent week, other than making Put on OS extra interesting to billions of WhatsApp energetic customers.