Whatsapp Beta 2.17.163 allow users to move Voice to Video Chat smoothly


Ever since  Pavel Durov (Telegram founder) said that WhatsApp sucks in an interview at TechCrunch, The Facebook-owned, Whatsapp messenger with at least announced more than 1.3 billion monthly active users, has never stopped coming up with new features on their platform.

Whatsapp messenger has improved a lot in the last few months, According to WABetainfo Whatsapp will soon go to roll out a new feature which will allow the users to switch from voice to video chat seamlessly, means there will be no need to switch the voice chat off and then initiate the video chat, the receiver will also have the right to reject that request, it sounds cool. The above screenshot shows the voice chat menu where a video chat icon is appearing.

upcoming feature

This feature (Voice to Video Chat) is not available for the general  Whatsapp users, only Beta users can test it and it was first arrived on the Android platform and then for the other platforms. This feature is currently limited to Beta 2.17.163 version only.

Other features on this version will include Mute during a video call, group video chats. If you want to experience this feature, you have to enroll in the Beta version but soon we can expect this feature in the official Android app as well.

On the other hand, WhatsApp is working on bringing a Payment feature to the platform, the rollout will first be in India…


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