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Five WhatsApp features coming soon: View once, disappearing mode, archive to support for many devices, check top updates

Five WhatsApp features are coming to you soon if all goes well. The top updates currently on the list include view once, multi-device support, disappearing mode and new archive. Here’s a look at these upcoming WhatsApp features.

WhatsApp regularly tests new features for Android and iOS. These WhatsApp updates ensure delivery of some standout, user-friendly features which make their tasks simpler or increases the fun quotient manifold. Recently, WhatsApp has confirmed many new features that are coming soon such as, disappearing mode, multi-device support and more. At the same time, WhatsApp has been spotted testing more features such as reviewing voice messages, New Archive, and some others. However, even though WhatsApp is yet to announce when the new features will be released, if previous experience is anything to go by, then it is likely to happen quickly enough. Even then, there’s a lot to be excited about.
1/8 WhatsApp regularly tests new features for Android and iOS. These WhatsApp updates ensure delivery of some standout, user-friendly features which make their tasks simpler or increases the fun quotient manifold. Recently, WhatsApp has confirmed many new features that are coming soon such as, disappearing mode, multi-device support and more. At the same time, WhatsApp has been spotted testing more features such as reviewing voice messages, New Archive, and some others. However, even though WhatsApp is yet to announce when the new features will be released, if previous experience is anything to go by, then it is likely to happen quickly enough. Even then, there’s a lot to be excited about. (Bloomberg)
Some of these WhatsApp features and other unreleased ones can be experienced before the official rollout. Interested users can do this by enrolling in the WhatsApp beta program for Android and iOS. The WhatsApp beta program is usually full so, you’ll have to keep checking to find a slot. Once you’re a beta tester you will be able to try out new features before they are released to all users. Now let’s talk about some of the upcoming WhatsApp features.
2/8 Some of these WhatsApp features and other unreleased ones can be experienced before the official rollout. Interested users can do this by enrolling in the WhatsApp beta program for Android and iOS. The WhatsApp beta program is usually full so, you’ll have to keep checking to find a slot. Once you’re a beta tester you will be able to try out new features before they are released to all users. Now let’s talk about some of the upcoming WhatsApp features. (REUTERS)
WhatsApp: Disappearing modeWhatsApp launched disappearing messages last year. This feature makes messages automatically disappear seven days after they’re sent. You can enable this for individual chats and group chats as well. WhatsApp is now planning to roll out disappearing mode which will enable disappearing messages for all chats at once. When you turn on disappearing mode, the disappearing messages feature will be enabled for all your WhatsApp chats.
3/8 WhatsApp: Disappearing modeWhatsApp launched disappearing messages last year. This feature makes messages automatically disappear seven days after they’re sent. You can enable this for individual chats and group chats as well. WhatsApp is now planning to roll out disappearing mode which will enable disappearing messages for all chats at once. When you turn on disappearing mode, the disappearing messages feature will be enabled for all your WhatsApp chats. (MINT_PRINT)
WhatsApp: View onceAs the name suggests, this feature will let you view content only once. It will work for photos and videos on WhatsApp. So, if you send a photo or video to someone they will be able to view it only once after it’s opened. Do note that people can still take screenshots before the photo or video disappears.
4/8 WhatsApp: View onceAs the name suggests, this feature will let you view content only once. It will work for photos and videos on WhatsApp. So, if you send a photo or video to someone they will be able to view it only once after it’s opened. Do note that people can still take screenshots before the photo or video disappears. (Pixabay)
Review voice message: WhatsApp is also working on a feature called Review Voice Message. When rolled out, this feature will give users the ability to pick between continue recording a message or delete it and record it before sending
5/8 Review voice message: WhatsApp is also working on a feature called Review Voice Message. When rolled out, this feature will give users the ability to pick between continue recording a message or delete it and record it before sending (Pixabay)
WhatsApp: Multi device supportThis will be one of the biggest updates for WhatsApp users. WhatsApp will let you connect your account to four devices at once. You will also be able to use WhatsApp on these linked devices even without an active internet connection on the main device. WhatsApp multi-device support is confirmed to roll out to public beta users within two months. This feature will also bring support for WhatsApp on the iPad.
6/8 WhatsApp: Multi device supportThis will be one of the biggest updates for WhatsApp users. WhatsApp will let you connect your account to four devices at once. You will also be able to use WhatsApp on these linked devices even without an active internet connection on the main device. WhatsApp multi-device support is confirmed to roll out to public beta users within two months. This feature will also bring support for WhatsApp on the iPad.
WhatsApp: Review voice messagesWhatsApp recently rolled out different playback speeds for voice messages. You can now listen to voice messages at faster speeds than the normal one. WhatsApp is now working on letting users review voice messages before sending them. At present, once you’re done recording a voice message, it gets sent immediately without you being able to listen to it. After that you can only delete the voice message if there’s anything wrong with it. The new feature will let you listen to the voice message before sending it in the chat.
7/8 WhatsApp: Review voice messagesWhatsApp recently rolled out different playback speeds for voice messages. You can now listen to voice messages at faster speeds than the normal one. WhatsApp is now working on letting users review voice messages before sending them. At present, once you’re done recording a voice message, it gets sent immediately without you being able to listen to it. After that you can only delete the voice message if there’s anything wrong with it. The new feature will let you listen to the voice message before sending it in the chat.
WhatsApp: New archiveWhatsApp has been working on this feature for a long time. This feature builds on the archived chats section on WhatsApp. Now, when you archive chats, they still show up if you receive a new message. But the new feature will mute archived chats permanently even if you receive new messages. You can find all the archived messages in a new “Archived Chat” section.
8/8 WhatsApp: New archiveWhatsApp has been working on this feature for a long time. This feature builds on the archived chats section on WhatsApp. Now, when you archive chats, they still show up if you receive a new message. But the new feature will mute archived chats permanently even if you receive new messages. You can find all the archived messages in a new “Archived Chat” section. (istockphoto)