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WhatsApp user? Your experience of chat app is set to undergo a massive change in 2019.

Dec 15, 2018, 10:00 AM IST
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WhatsApp user? Your experience of chat app is set to undergo a massive change in 2019. The Facebook-owned company is working on some of the updates that will make WhatsApp more friendly. Some of these updates can be experienced in the WhatsApp Beta version. All these updates are expected to come to your smartphone in 2019 as December is set to end soon. 

 

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1. New WhatsApp 'status' 2019: QR Codes

 1. New WhatsApp 'status' 2019: QR Codes


Soon, you will be able to share your contact details via a QR code. The users will also have the option to revoke the QR code to stop its use by others. Image: Pixabay

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2. New WhatsApp 'status' 2019: Group Call shortcut

2. New WhatsApp 'status' 2019: Group Call shortcut

WhatsApp users will soon be able to get a Group Call shortcut. The Facebook-owned app is set to introduce a standalone button for making group call. The feature is already available in iOS beta version v2.18.363 of the app. Image: Pixabay

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New WhatsApp 'status' 2019: WhatsApp status AD

New WhatsApp 'status' 2019: WhatsApp status AD

WhatsApp looks all set to introduce ad in the WhatsApp Status. Facebook's vice president of business and marketing partnerships David Fischer had said in July this year that the company would find ways to bring ads to the app. Image: Pixabay.

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4. New WhatsApp 'status' 2019: Picture-in-Picture (PIP)

4. New WhatsApp 'status' 2019: Picture-in-Picture (PIP)

WhatsApp users will be able to watch YouTybe video in a box hovering over the chat video. Image: Pixabay

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5. New WhatsApp 'status' 2019: Media preview

5. New WhatsApp 'status' 2019: Media preview

Whatsapp users will be able to preview any media directly in their notification tray without opening the app. Image: Pixabay 

 

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6. New WhatsApp 'status' 2019: Dark Mode

6. New WhatsApp 'status' 2019: Dark Mode

Soon, users will be able enjoy a darker therm at night. This will be less harsher on their eyes. Image: Pixabay

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New WhatsApp 'status' 2019: Consecutive Voice Messages

New WhatsApp 'status' 2019: Consecutive Voice Messages

The new feature will allow automatic queuing of voice messages to WhatsApp. This feature has been spotted on  WhatsApp beta for iOS (v 2.18.100). It is also present in the code of  Android Beta version (v 2.18.362). 

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