Big relief! This WhatsApp voice notes update is just what you wanted

WhatsApp web and desktop users can now pause and listen to voice notes before sending.

| Updated on: Aug 21 2022, 23:32 IST
Now WhatsApp users can pause recording voice notes. Check update here. (Reuters)
Now WhatsApp users can pause recording voice notes. Check update here. (Reuters)

In what is one of the very WhatsApp features, users have an option to send voice notes to the person in their contacts apart from normal text messages. Have you ever tried sending voice notes? You can find a mic symbol beside the box where you can type text messages. In order to use it, you only need to press the icon and speak. As you will stop recording the audio message or voice note automatically gets sent to the person whose chat you would have opened. But now as per the latest updates, WhatsApp is allowing users to pause and resume voice recordings. It will surely come a s a big relief to millions of users.

Yes, the messaging platform is now rolling out a useful feature for the WhatsApp web and desktop client that is the ability to pause and resume voice recordings. Informing about the same, WABetaInfo tweeted, "WhatsApp Desktop beta lets you pause and resume voice recordings! The ability to pause and resume voice notes during recording is now available for the desktop client."

"When WhatsApp has released the possibility to join the official beta program of WhatsApp Desktop, WhatsApp has also rolled out the feature to listen to voice notes before sending them. Today, WhatsApp is rolling out an improvement of the feature, letting you pause and resuming voice recordings!," WABetaInfo further said in a report.

Sharing a screenshot of the update, it showed a pause button which can now be used to pause the recording and also to listen to it before finally sending it to your contact. According to WABetaInfo, this feature is already available on WhatsApp for iOS, however, there is no availability of the same on WhatsApp beta for Android yet.

Also, it is possible that you do not see this feature even after installing the latest update. The reason behind the same is that the feature has been rolled out to certain beta testers and it may need some time to get enabled on your WhatsApp account.

WABetaInfo via another tweet also informed that the messaging application is enabling the in-app support again. "WhatsApp is enabling the in-app support again! After disabling the possibility to receive support from WhatsApp right within a WhatsApp chat, WhatsApp is now enabling the feature on WhatsApp beta for iOS and Android again," it tweeted.

Follow HT Tech for the latest tech news and reviews , also keep up with us on Whatsapp channel,Twitter, Facebook, Google News, and Instagram. For our latest videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

First Published Date: 20 Jan, 11:29 IST