WHATSAPP is working on a major app change – and it affects Voice Memos.
Details of an upcoming update have surfaced online.
New evidence suggests that WhatsApp will let you download voice notes as status updates.
This means you can bulk share short voice memos with any of your contacts.
It was revealed by WABetaInfo app specialists who are using the “beta” version of WhatsApp for new features.
This new trick was found “in development” in the beta app for Android.
“When you want to post a voice status update, you can also choose a background color for the voice note and it displays as a message bubble,” WABetaInfo explained.
“In addition, the voice memo is automatically played every time you open a voice status update, it is protected by end-to-end encryption.
“And it’s possible to upload a voice note of up to 30 seconds. »
Unfortunately, it is impossible to say exactly when this feature will be released.
As it is still under development, it might take days, weeks or even months to reach the general version of WhatsApp.
If you’d like to try out some new features first, consider our guide to joining the beta below — or scroll down for another WhatsApp voice trick.
How to Join WhatsApp Beta
To download WhatsApp beta for your smartphone, you need to go to Google Play on Android and search for WhatsApp.
Scroll down the page until you see “Become a Beta Tester”.
Press the “I’m in” button and then click “Sign Up” to confirm.
Now all you have to do is wait for the beta version of the app to be updated.
Joining WhatsApp beta on iPhone is more difficult and has limited capacity.
Follow Apple’s guide here.
Simple tip for voice note
A recent addition to WhatsApp is the ability to pause voice memo recording.
It was launched on the app earlier this year and is proving very popular.
First, make sure you have updated to the latest version of WhatsApp.
You can do this through the Apple App Store on iPhone or the Google Play Store on Android.
Then close and relaunch WhatsApp to make sure you’re using the latest version.
Now open a chat – it doesn’t matter if it’s one-on-one or group.
Long press the voice recording feature, then pull up to lock it in hands-free mode.
You will now see that a pause icon has appeared in the bottom center of the screen.
You can tap it to pause the recording.
It’s even possible to leave the conversation and the app while the recording is paused.
And then you can come back to it later and continue.
This is great if you’re recording a long message but are interrupted or need more information.
Or maybe you just forgot what you wanted to say and need time to remember it.
Either way, it’s very easy to pause and come back to it – and the recipient won’t notice the difference.
The app does not report the conversation when a recording has been interrupted.
WhatsApp recently changed the app so you can still listen to voice memos even outside of a chat.
So if you start playing a voicemail, you can switch to another chat and it won’t pause playback.
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