WhatsApp launches two new features exclusively for iPhone users


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Users can also jump between different chats without the clip pausing or closing, The Independent reports.

Apart from this, the other feature that's being rolled out with this update is Locked Voice Recordings - something that we talked about more than a week ago. We were also not able to replicate the built-in player or PiP on the latest version of the iPhone app, but, the voice message recording lock is there. If you are an iPhone or iPad user, all you need to do is to update your WhatsApp to the latest version on iTunes.

Facebook-owned messaging application WhatsApp has been updating its features to facilitate the users and enhance their experience. While making a voice recording on WhatsApp, a user would always have to hold a recording button or else the message would not be recorded.

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The Picture-in-Picture mode will allow users to play YouTube videos directly in the application, instead of pausing the conversation.

To avail this feature, Update your WhatsApp to version 2.17.81. Even recently, the autocomplete search result feature of YouTube was suggesting disturbing search terms to users, about that YouTube apologized.

Before the introduction of this feature, the YouTube video link will be redirected to YouTube app installed in the smartphone when users click on the link. This would be annoying if the message was long or you wanted to do something else while the message was being recorded.

Explaining this feature, WhatsApp notes, "Want to easily record long Voice Messages?" When recording a Voice Message, just swipe up to lock recording so you can continue to record without keeping your finger down, ' read the AppStore description. The new feature will allow group administrators to confine the group chat feature to select users, claims WeBetaInfo.