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WhatsApp beta lets you switch from voice to video calls

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Jan 9, 2018, 8:41 pm IST
Updated : Jan 9, 2018, 8:41 pm IST

WhatsApp has finally released a new update via Google Play Beta version 2.18.4 that introduces a new video call switch button.

This new feature is currently available on Android devices with Android 6.0 and above.
 This new feature is currently available on Android devices with Android 6.0 and above.

Last year, WhatsApp unveiled several features in order to enhance user experience and now it seems that the company is gearing up to bring some more useful features to the table.

WhatsApp has been working on the Quick Switch feature since last few months. According to WABetaInfo, WhatsApp has finally released a new update via Google Play Beta version 2.18.4 that introduces a new video call switch button.

The report suggests that a new button pops up on the screen while in a voice call. If a user presses the video button, WhatsApp will automatically send a request to the recipient, asking if he wants to “convert” the current voice call in a video call. Prior to this, users had to cut the call to switch from a voice call to a video call. This new feature is currently available on Android devices with Android 6.0 and above.

Besides, popular social media platform, Facebook has also added a new Instagram-Whatsapp feature, where users can instantly post their Instagram stories as Whatsapp Status.

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