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WhatsApp for iPhone is Getting Group Audio Calls, Android Receiving ‘select All Chats’

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WhatsApp for iPhone started having the group audio calls feature. Therefore, iPhone users will now get to make video calls to multiple contacts directly via the instant messaging app.

Android users aren’t left behind either, with the social media company bringing the Select All option to take action with all new messages at once. Android devices must have at least WhatsApp beta 2.18.60 or above for this feature.

WhatsApp for Android is also receiving the add-contact shortcut that was available on iPhone as well. Android users can now directly add a contact from the app.

Coming back to iPhone, the new feature has an interface like normal voice calls. There are options for speaker, mute, and video call below the profile pictures of participants. There’s no info on how many contacts you can have in one call, and only a handful number of iPhone users have received the feature so far.

According to a tweet by the WABetaInfo team, the WhatsApp group audio calls feature in iPhone is being rolled out to WhatsApp iPhone version 2.18.60. The feature was announced at the F8 developer conference on Facebook.

Stay put to know more of WhatsApp’s new features for both iOS and Android.


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