WhatsApp’s Next Big Update – 5 Upcoming Features of WhatsApp

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Written By Larious

Larious is the Executive Editor of LowkeyTech. He is a tech enthusiast and a content writer. 





Last Updated on August 10, 2020 by Larious

Upcoming Features of WhatsApp

Well, it’s no doubt that WhatsApp is right now the best and most popular instant messaging app. The messaging app is available for both Android and iOS users. If you have been using WhatsApp for a while, then you might know that the app has always been known for its features.

Recently, Facebook is making lots of changes with the WhatsApp app. Recently, it got Dark Mode, Animated Stickers, etc. Now, it looks like WhatsApp is back with a fresh round of features to provide smooth messaging and call experience to its users.

Upcoming Features of the WhatsApp App:

In this article, we are going to talk about the few upcoming features of WhatsApp in 2020. These features are still under-development, but they will arrive soon. So, let’s check out the best new and upcoming features of WhatsApp in 2020.

1. Disappearing Messages

According to the reports from WABetaInfo, few beta version users of WhatsApp have spotted a feature that allows users to send disappearing text messages. This is a self-destructive messaging feature that you see on other instant messaging apps like Telegram, Facebook Messenger, etc. The feature will allow users to send text messages that disappear after a set period.

2. Multiple Device Support

Well, this is one of the most anticipated features of WhatsApp that’s about to arrive soon. With Multiple Device Support, you can access WhatsApp on multiple devices such as tablets, smartphones, etc. with a single account. Few WhatsApp beta users have already shared a screenshot showing the new Linked device feature.

3. Picture-in-Picture Support for ShareChat

Well, for those who don’t know, ShareChat is an Indian social media platform. The platform is famous for videos, quotes, etc. Few reports claim that WhatsApp is working to bring the Picture-in-Picture support for ShareChat videos. With this feature, WhatsApp users will be able to watch ShareChat videos without leaving the app.

4. WhatsApp Pay

For those who don’t know, WhatsApp is about to launch its own payment services in India. The payment service will be known as ‘WhatsApp Pay’. What’s more exciting is that WhatsApp has already met all data localization requirements. We don’t have many details about the WhatsApp Pay, but we have heard that WhatsApp has collaborated with National Payments Corp. of India (NPCI) to bring the new payment interface.

5. Search the Web

Well, Search the web feature is slowly rolling out to WhatsApp users. With ‘Search the Web’ option, users can check the authenticity of the forwarded message. It’s a feature to debunk viral or frequently forwarded messages. The feature is introduced to stop the spread of fake news and to aware of users.

So, these are some of the best new and upcoming features of WhatsApp in 2020. I hope this article helped you! Share it with your friends also.


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