WhatsApp Features That May Change The Way You Use It

Facebook owned, WhatsApp is one of the most widely-used mode of instant messaging globally.

In the recent times WhatsApp has come with lots of new features in which some of these features are incremental changes, some others change the way we use the app.

As we know before the feature reach the general public it is being tested on the beta version.

In this article we are going to list out some interesting features of WhatsApp which may change the way that you use your instant messaging application.


Keep Your Chats More Secure

This Feature is already available for iOS users and currently in the beta stage for Android users.

This feature will add an additional security layer to the app and once it’s enabled you can set when the feature should lock the application like Immediately, After 1 minute, After 10 minutes or after 30 minutes.

Block Taking Chat Screenshot

This feature was first spotted in beta version 2.19.106. Once the feature is publicly available, then the instant messaging app will block users to take screenshots of chats, if they enable biometric authentication.

Dark Mode

This feature is also under the testing stage under WhatsApp Beta version 2.19.87. Dark Mode is been coming on all applications and in Android Q the option comes by default, this will make the visibility better.

Automatic Playing of Voice Messages

In the WhatsApp Beta Version 2.19.86 this feature was spotted which will allow users to play the voice message instantly instead of pressing play on each message.

Opening links in Whatsapp

As per the report, WhatsApp is working on on launching an In-App Browser, which also have the option to detect if the page is safe or not. It was found in the WhatsApp Beta version 2.19.74.

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