As we know that updates are important for any app that helps to give it a new look over time. If you like to communicate through WhatsApp, then there is good news. WhatsApp on Tuesday announced several new features in its web version, Android, iPhone, and KaiOS which runs on JioPhone. check out all the WhatsApp new features here…

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WhatsApp for Android and iPhone added new features such as animated stickers and QR codes and the video will be expanded during a group call functionality in the coming weeks. The facebook-owned chat app has also said that WhatsApp will get status support for Jio Phone and dark mode will also be available on WhatsApp web.

The new features have been under beta trials for a while now and it seems, the company is finally ready to ship them to the stable version for all 2 billion users across the globe.

WhatsApp New Features available for Web, Android & iOS:

#1. Animated stickers:

WhatsApp is coming soon with a great feature in the coming weeks, through which WhatsApp users will soon be able to communicate with animated stickers. Which will make it a lot more interesting than before. However, the development comes a day after large platforms such as Instagram and Telegram adopted it. Now it’s WhatsApp’s turn.

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#2. QR codes

This Whatsapp new feature offer users a QR code to add new contacts after that will be easier for the introduction of this new feature.
The company said in a statement, Soon when you meet someone new, you will be able to scan their QR code to add to your contacts. Now there will be no mess of points. This method will be very effective in the coming time Will prove. Hope it attracts the users too.

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#3. Expand a video during a group call

WhatsApp in April increased the group call limit to eight participants. 
The platform will further add a video icon in groups with up to eight members. By tapping on the video icon, users will be able to start a group video call directly will all the eight members instead of individually adding them and users will be able to enlarge a participant’s video to full screen during a group video call.

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#4. Desktop Dark Mode

Dark mode has been available on the mobile application for some time now. KaiOS users will soon be able to update WhatsApp status in the upcoming new WhatsApp update. This means that Jio phone users and other KaiOS users in India will only be able to share updates through limited WhatsApp status for 24 hours.

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#5. Multiple device support

WhatsApp has been testing multiple device support for months. Once enabled, the feature will let users log-in to their WhatsApp account in more than one device at the same time. Currently, users can log-in to their WhatsApp account on a single device. Once the same account is logged into another device, it automatically logs out of the first device.

Also read: 11 Upcoming WhatsApp New Features: Multi-device login, Search by date & More


The company claims that these features are rolling out to users over the next few weeks, in the latest versions of WhatsApp. However, a few features like the changes to the group calls have already been leaked to users.

These new features of WhatsApp will undoubtedly improve the entire experience of using the most popular messaging app.

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