Friday, 22 September, 2017

WhatsApp gets picture-in-picture video calling feature

WhatsApp now has picture-in-picture video calling and text status updates in the stable channel WhatsApp PiP Mode and Text Update Now Available for all its Users
Garry Little | 10 September, 2017, 08:13

With the new PiP feature, Oreo users can now make the video call window smaller and do other tasks on the phone during the video call.

The Picture-in-Picture update will be used for the video calling and made users cherish the update with massive joy and happiness.

Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has rolled out picture-in-picture mode for video calls and text-only coloured status update features in stable build, available for Android and iOS users. The PIP feature on WhatsApp on Android O also lets users mute their microphone. For instance, if a user is on a video call and also wants to talk to some other friend via message, they can simply resize the video calling screen so they can talk to one friend via video call, and message the other one.

The first feature is called picture-in-picture.

To recall, WhatsApp has begun testing PiP feature on Android platform since July this year, as iOS recent version also adheres the support this functionality.

The second feature is the ability to put text as your status update. prior to this, users could only update photos as a status updates. Just tap the pencil icon in the Status tab, type what you'd like, and pick a background color or font of your choice. Now the text status updates feature.

WhatsApp has officially confirmed that they are working on a new tool which will help businesses to connect and communicate easily with its consumers.

As above mentioned, the text only status is another new entrant in the WA features.

In its latest update, popular messenger app WhatsApp has rolled out two new features to both Android and iOS users for its stable or public build. Similar to the picture statuses, the text status too will stay for a day, that is, 24 hours.

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