WhatsApp Voice Messages To Soon Offer Three Playback Speeds
WhatsApp voice messages, a popular WhatsApp feature introduced nearly seven years ago is all set for upgradation. The Facebook-owned messaging application is all set to release the latest beta version of the application- 188.8.131.52. This new version will give an interesting twist to the voice messages features of the application by introducing a button cum speed label to control the playback speed.
WhatsApp is finally testing an option to change the playback speed for voice messages. ????— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) March 11, 2021
This feature is under development and it will be available in a future update for iOS and Android.
Screenshots will be published here on @WABetaInfo when available in a future beta build.
As per the current proposal, each received voice message will come along with a playback speed button. Users will be able to select from the three playback speed options- 1.0X, 1.5X and 2.0X. This feature will be available immediately without having to follow any special steps. It's fairly simple user interface is being believed to fetch more brownie points for this new feature.
???? WhatsApp beta for Android 184.108.40.206: what's new?— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) March 18, 2021
WhatsApp is working on 3 different playback speeds for voice messages, with a nice UI!
The feature is under development and it will be available later for iOS and Android beta builds.
More details: https://t.co/pO1GAVIL8l pic.twitter.com/it4MlwCIyB
The feature is currently under development and is likely to be rolled out in the company's iOS and Android-based beta apps in the coming few weeks. As per the sources, WhatsApp would also support lower playback speeds; however, they won't be released for the general public.
Upgradations In Pipeline
WhatsApp is also simultaneously working on several other features and updates, one of which is the “Multi-Device Support”. As per the sources, this feature is likely to be introduced first in iOS and then in Androids. The feature may is expected to be introduced in the coming months.
As per WABetaInfo, “WhatsApp is developing two different kinds of Multi-Device with WhatsApp Web where you can use WhatsApp Web without your main phone to be connected to the internet. And Multi-Device with other devices where you can connect up to four different devices to your main WhatsApp account.”
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