Select City

    WhatsApp Allegedly Working On New Features Like Read Later, Mute Video

    Share:facebookinstagramwhatsapp
    google-follow

    WhatsApp is reportedly bringing a new feature which allows users to mute videos. A new speaker icon will be added which will toggle the feature on and off.

    By Yeti | 
    Updated: 1st Dec 2022 21:05 IST

    Table Of Contents

    • 1
      WhatsApp New ‘Read Later’ Feature

    Highlights of the Story

    • WhatsApp may allow users to mute videos via a speaker icon
    • WhatsApp 2.20.130.16 beta for iPhone has been spotted with ‘Read Later’ feature
    • The company is said to rename their FAQ section as Help Centre

    WhatsApp may bring the option to mute videos before sending them over to somebody. Moreover, this option can also be toggle on and off via a speaker icon. Additionally, you can put this upcoming feature to use when uploading a status update as well. However, this new feature is currently in the initial stages of development for Android users. iPhone users will also get the update later on in the future. iPhone users will be getting a new feature called ‘Read Later’. This new feature is basically an improved version of the archived chats feature.

    Also read: Best Free WhatsApp Sticker Apps For Android

    WABetaInfo has stated that WhatsApp 2.20.207.2 beta for Android carries references of the ability to mute videos before sending them to a contact or setting them as a status update.

    Mute whatsapp video

    Moreover, WABetaInfo has also posted a screenshot suggesting that a speaker icon will be marking the feature. It will be available next to the duration and file size details of the video that users want to share. Users can toggle the feature on and off by tapping on that icon before sharing it via WhatsApp.

    Also read: How To Change WhatsApp Number: Step by Step Guide

    The new update is under development and is not even available for beta testing as of now. However, it will most likely arrive for WhatsApp Android users via a future update.

    WhatsApp New ‘Read Later’ Feature

    Whatsapp read later feature

    Additionally, WABetaInfo has also revealed that WhatsApp is working on a new ‘Read Later’ feature. This is actually an improved version of the ‘Archived Chats’ feature. Moreover, this new feature is reportedly a part of WhatsApp 2.20.130.16 beta for iPhone.

    Whatsapp read later feature

    Moreover, some screenshots suggest that the feature will allow users to archive certain chats and not receive notification for them. Additionally, an edit button will also be provided to unarchive multiple chats at a time. More options to edit archived chats will also pop up.

    Also read: 9 Things To Do With Your New Android Phone

    Another feature known as ‘Vacation Mode’ has been in the rumor spectrum for quite some time now. However, it is still yet to be made available to the public. Laslty, WABetaInfo has also spotted that WhatsApp is renaming their FAQ section to Help Centre. This change was spotted on the WhatsApp 2.20.207.3 beta for Android.

    WhatsApp has a lot on its plate right now with so many features reportedly coming via updates. Hopefully, these updates will land soon as they do seem pretty useful.



    Comments

    Featured Videos

    • Living A Life Of Chaos With iPhone 14 Pro
      Since we began using the Apple iPhone 14 Pro, we’ve encountered various issues and most of which are related to iOS 16. Several issues that we’ve faced are related to notifications, Always-on -display, battery life and wallpaper. Until these issues are officially fixed, we will have to live with them. We tried to tackle some of…
      31st Oct 2022
    • OnePlus 9RT Alternatives To Buy In India Under Rs 45,000
      The OnePlus 9RT, a T upgrade, was out this year, although it’s only available in price-sensitive areas like China and India. The OnePlus 9RT has superior cameras, including a 50MP primary sensor, a little more prominent display, a premium design, good battery/charging and a more effective Snapdragon 888 CPU. Overall, this smartphone looks excellent with…
      28th Oct 2022
    • iPhone 14 Pro Vs iPhone 13 Pro Vs iPhone 12 Pro Camera Comparison
      We’ll discuss the overall camera setup & quality of the iPhone 14 Pro Vs iPhone 13 Pro Vs iPhone 12 Pro in the article. All of these phones come with a triple-camera setup. However, you might find some significant upgrades in the iPhone 14 Pro. Let’s find out the details about the camera quality of…
      7th Oct 2022
    • Moto Edge 30 Pro Vs iQOO 9T Comparison: Which One To Buy?
      The year 2022 is known as the year of the launch of many flagship smartphones. However, there is quite a decent competition between the phones in the price segment of Rs 50,000, and even there are too many options to choose from. Here in this article, we’ll compare the Moto Edge 30 Pro Vs IQOO…
      6th Oct 2022
    • iQOO 9T Vs OnePlus 9RT Full Comparison: Which One To Buy?
      We will discuss the iQOO 9T Vs OnePlus 9RT comparison in the article. Both phones come with the same price tag. In addition, both of these phones come with impressive specs and features. However, there exist some significant differences too. To know these differences, let’s explore the article and know which one to choose among the iQOO 9T &…
      27th Sep 2022

    You May Also Read

    Realme Mobile Price List
    Realme Mobile Price List
    Realme has become one of the best-emerging smartphone brands in India. Although the brand has multiple smartphones in its portfolio, it often becomes confusing for buyers to decide which one to buy. If you’re having similar issues, then you’re at the right place. We have compiled Realme mobile price list 2022 for you. With its…

    New Launches

    Itel Power 110 Neo
    Itel Power 110 Neo
    Starting from:
    ₹1,649
    I Kall K460 New
    I Kall K460 New
    Starting from:
    ₹8,999
    I Kall K410 New
    I Kall K410 New
    Starting from:
    ₹8,999
    Snexian Rock 4G
    Snexian Rock 4G
    Starting from:
    ₹2,499
    Infinix Hot 20 5G
    Infinix Hot 20 5G
    Starting from:
    ₹11,999
    I Kall Z17
    I Kall Z17
    Starting from:
    ₹9,999
    Infinix Hot 20 Play
    Infinix Hot 20 Play
    Starting from:
    ₹8,999
    Karbonn KX51 Pro
    Karbonn KX51 Pro
    Starting from:
    ₹1,349