WhatsApp Update: According to a report by WaBetaInfo, users will now see a new interface when making voice calls on the messaging app.
WhatsApp is rolling out a redesigned voice call interface for beta testers
- WhatsApp has released a new voice call interface.
- The redesigned interface is available for Android and iOS beta testers.
- The update also adds real-time voice waveforms during a group call.
It looks like WhatsApp is in no mood to stop as it is always testing a bunch of new features to give its users a better messaging experience. The platform recently added the ability to play voicemail messages in the background. WhatsApp has now rolled out a revamped interface for voice calls.
However, the new interface is currently only available to iOS users who are running WhatsApp beta. According to a report by WaBetaInfo, users will now see a new interface when making voice calls on the messaging app. Real-time voice waveforms will also be seen during a group call, which is basically an indication to let you know who is speaking.
The quoted source also indicates that WhatsApp also displays a wallpaper interface for voice calls; however, you will not be able to edit or delete it. Chances are that the platform gives you the option to do it later.
The redesigned interface is already available for Android beta testers. iOS users can now also check out the updated voice call interface, but for that you need to make sure you are on iOS version 220.127.116.11. It is currently unknown when the feature will be available for the stable version of WhatsApp.
Also, WhatsApp recently rolled out an update for iPhone and iPad users that allows them to play voicemail messages in the background. In simpler terms, one will be able to play audio files outside of the chat window. This will probably provide great relief to users as there are times when you need to check other chats and even listen to the voicemail at the same time. It is currently unknown when WhatsApp plans to offer the same feature for Android and web versions.
One of the recent updates also added the ability to pause and resume voicemail while recording. One can essentially stop a recording at any time and start recording the voicemail again without losing the old one. The process for recording a voice message is the same, and the app has just added a pause button. You can press and hold the microphone icon to start a recording.
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