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WhatsApp engaged on audio chat characteristic on Android: What it means for customers

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WhatsApp recently launched an official chat for the app users.  (REUTERS)

Meta-owned social messaging app WhatsApp is engaged on a brand new characteristic for Android. Called the audio chat, the characteristic might be accessible in a future replace of the app. According to a report by WaBetaInfo, WhatsApp’s audio chats characteristic is found within the newest WhatsApp beta for Android replace accessible on the Google Play Store.

The report shares a screenshot that exhibits a brand new waveforms icon which might be added to the chat header. Using the brand new icon, WhatsApp customers will be capable of provoke audio chats. Since the waveform icon implies the aptitude of real-time audio visualization, it’s attainable that the house above the chat header might be reserved for displaying audio waveforms. This will present a minimalistic interface that permits customers to view audio waveforms whereas navigating between their conversations.

With the audio chats characteristic, WhatsApp customers will be capable of take heed to the voice chat in real-time with visualisation. However, the report couldn’t share particulars like how the characteristic will work. But it says that the characteristic is underneath growth and is prone to be launched in a future replace. 

Meanwhile, WhatsApp has launched an official chat for the app customers. Through the official WhatsApp chat, customers will obtain the newest details about the app, together with updates and tips about use it. As per the report, some random customers on WhatsApp for iOS and Android have acquired their first message within the chat, informing them about disappearing messages.

WhatsApp official chat has been in growth for a while now. The report says that the official WhatsApp chat is marked with a inexperienced verified badge. It accommodates suggestions and methods on use the app together with data on new options and updates.

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