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WhatsApp working on ability to create calling shortcuts! Check details

WhatsApp is working on the ability to create calling shortcuts to help users save some time and make the calling process faster.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Feb 03 2023, 11:58 IST
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1/5 Why does WhatsApp compress pictures while sharing it? This happens because in the Settings of the application the photo upload quality is set on auto by default, and therefore, the quality of the image while sharing depends on several factors like the internet connection, size of the image, and more. The app therefore, looks to downsize the image, which affects its quality. (PTI)
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2/5 How to send the best quality photo on WhatsApp: Open WhatsApp on your iPhone or Android device and click on the three dots to go to WhatsApp Settings. From Settings you will have to select Storage and Data. After that you will have to tap on the Photo upload quality and select the Best Quality option and then click on Ok. (REUTERS)
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3/5 Meanwhile, you can also check the steps to send photos and videos on WhatsApp here: Go to WhatsApp and open an individual or group chat where you want to send the photo or video. Click on the Attach icon, then follow the steps mentioned below: (PTI)
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4/5 On an Android device, click on the gallery to select an existing photo or video from your phone. Tap and hold to select multiple images. You can also add captions to photos and videos. Swipe between photos to add captions to each one and finally click on the send icon. (REUTERS)
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5/5 While iPhone users will have to click on the plus icon and then select Photo and Video Library to select a photo or video from your iPhone's photos or albums. After selecting a photo or video, tap Add at the bottom left to select multiple photos or videos at once. (Pixabay)
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Here is all you need to know about the WhatsApp calling shortcut. (Unsplash)

How often do you use the calling feature of WhatsApp? In order to make a WhatsApp call you need to open the individual chat with whom you want to connect and then click on the phone icon available at the top right corner. Alternatively, you can also open WhatsApp, then tap the calls tab and new call. Find the contact you want to voice call, then tap Voice call. However, if the process seems lengthy to you, then here is something you need to know. WhatsApp is working on the ability to create calling shortcuts, for a future update.

Informing about the same, WABetaInfo said, 'WhatsApp is rolling out a new update through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the version up to 2.23.3.15. What's new in this update? WhatsApp is working on the ability to create calling shortcuts, for a future update of the app!" After the update, WhatsApp users will be able to create a calling shortcut by tapping the contact cell within the list of their contacts. Once the new calling shortcut will be created, it will automatically be added to the home screen of your device.

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Sharing a screenshot of the update, WABetaInfo said, "As you can see in this screenshot, it will be possible to create a calling shortcut by tapping the contact cell within the list of your contacts, in a future update of the app. After creating a new calling shortcut, it will automatically be added to the home screen of your device. This feature will help users save some time and make the calling process definitely faster, in particular for those people who frequently make calls to the same person and do not want to go through the process of opening the app and searching for the contact every time."

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Notably, the ability to create calling shortcuts is currently under development and it will be released in a future update of the app.

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First Published Date: 03 Feb, 11:58 IST
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