WhatsApp on Monday began rolling out an update for its Iphone model. The WhatsApp update (model 2.18.22) brings capabilities like a swift toggle that lets end users switch amongst voice phone calls and online video phone calls with a single faucet and the existence of the ‘@’ mentions button in team chats. The @ button will make it possible for end users to scroll back to unread messages in which you were being outlined. WhatsApp beta end users on Android received the swift toggle for voice to online video phone calls past month.
The v2.18.22 update of WhatsApp for Iphone is mentioned on the App Keep, and the changelog states, “You can now effortlessly switch amongst voice and online video phone calls. Just faucet the online video button although you’re on a contact. You may now see the ‘@’ button in team chats. Tap on it to speedily scroll to unread messages where by you were being replied to or outlined.” The capabilities are rolling out bit by bit, it appears, as we were not able to see them irrespective of remaining the hottest model of the application. We’ve reached out to WhatsApp for clarification.
Prior to this update, end users experienced to disconnect a voice contact in purchase to put a online video contact with the same call. A new button will now make it possible for switching from voice to online video by tapping it. A request will be despatched to the recipient which, if acknowledged, will change the voice contact into a online video contact.
For the online video contact switch element to get the job done, the two functions on the contact need to have to be on the hottest model of WhatsApp. All those requesting a online video contact switch will be informed if the recipient doesn’t have the element enabled.
A different element, outlined in the changelog, adds a the @ button shortcut in team chats to speedily kind by way of unread chats in which you have been tagged. It is at the moment not obvious how this element will work.