WhatsApp May Soon Let You Mute Videos Before Sharing

WhatsApp may quickly permit customers the choice to mute movies earlier than sending them to a contact or setting them as a standing replace. The new function is reportedly in improvement for Android customers within the preliminary stage, although it could additionally attain iPhone customers sooner or later. The iPhone model of WhatsApp can be discovered to have a brand new function within the works that known as ‘Read Later’. This new providing will basically be an improved model of the prevailing Archived Chats function.

According to a report by WhatsApp options tracker WABetaInfo, WhatsApp beta for Android carries references of the power to mute movies earlier than sending them to a contact or setting them as a standing replace.

A screenshot posted by WABetaInfo suggests {that a} speaker icon could be accessible subsequent to the length and file dimension particulars of the video that customers wish to share. Tapping on that icon is prone to mute the video earlier than sharing it by WhatsApp.

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WhatsApp appears to have a speaker icon that might permit customers to mute movies
Photo Credit: WABetaInfo


The new function is claimed to be beneath improvement and is but to be accessible even for beta testing. Nevertheless, it’s anticipated to go reside for WhatsApp for Android customers in a future replace.

In addition to the mute video choice, WABetaInfo studies that WhatsApp is engaged on the ‘Read Later’ function that may change the prevailing Archive Chats. The new function is claimed to be part of WhatsApp beta for iPhone.

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WhatsApp for iPhone seems to interchange Archive Chats with the ‘Read Later’ function
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Some screenshots shared by WABetaInfo counsel that the ‘Read Later’ function would let customers archive sure chats for which they would not obtain any notifications. An Edit button may also be supplied to let customers choose a number of chats that they wish to rapidly unarchive. Tapping on the Edit button may also convey an Edit Archive Settings choice that may permit customers to make modifications to how archived chats work, as seen in a screenshot.

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WhatsApp seems to have an Edit Archive Settings choice within the works
Photo Credit: WABetaInfo


The new ‘Read Later’ function is purported to work alongside the new ‘Vacation Mode’ that’s in improvement for fairly a while however is but to be accessible to the general public. And identical to the mute video function, ‘Read Later’ on WhatsApp is claimed to be beneath improvement and is prone to be accessible in a future replace.

WABetaInfo has additionally discovered that WhatsApp is renaming the prevailing FAQ choice as Help Centre. The change appeared in WhatsApp beta for Android.

Last month, WhatsApp was noticed bringing in-app help to permit customers to file bug studies straight from the messaging app. The Facebook-owned firm was additionally just lately discovered to be testing options known as be a part of missed calls and biometric lock that might be accessible to customers by a future replace.

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