WhatsApp Latest News and Features | July 2019 Update

The developers of WhatsApp always provides new features to enhance the user experience. Therefore, It has become the most popular messaging app across the world. I remember that when the WhatsApp came in the market, there were no special features for the users but now the app has so many useful and exciting features. Along with text messages now the app allows you to send videos, images, voice messages, make video calls and voice calls, send a document and much more.

We know that WhatsApp has provided some special and useful features in 2018 such as WhatsApp Stickers, WhatsApp Payment, Picture in Picture mode, Group video calling and much more. The developers of WhatsApp are planning to introduce more useful features for its users which will be available in the upcoming WhatsApp updates.

Consecutive Audio Messages

The developer has added a new feature to the latest version of WhatsApp, called Consecutive Audio Messages. The new feature is awesome for those users who want to send voice messages consecutively to other WhatsApp users. 

  • Security fix for CVE-2019-3568.
  • Consecutive Voice Messages will now play in sequence, so you don’t have to press play on each message

New Group Call

  • It’s now easier to start group voice and video calls. Just tap the call button in groups or select “New group call” when starting a new call in the calls tab. Group calls support up to 4 participants.

Picture in Picture Mode

WhatsApp has provided the new Picture in Picture (PiP) mode for all its users. The new feature has arrived on WhatsApp stable version 2.18.380 and above which allows you to watch YouTube, Facebook and Instagram video in a small window within your WhatsApp chat. It means that you won’t be redirected to watch videos to YouTube or any other video providing channels. The new PiP mode feature is available on both iOS and Android Platforms.

When someone shares you a YouTube link in the chat thread of WhatsApp, you can open up a Youtube video within WhatsApp. We can say that the Picture in Picture mode is a feature which makes WhatsApp more user-friendly and interesting. If you have already updated to the latest version of WhatsApp, so you can enjoy with the new PiP mode feature. Otherwise, you can download the latest version of WhatsApp from our website.

Updated on 27th January 2019:

  • When you receive a link to a video from places like Instagram, Facebook and YouTube, you can now play it right within WhatsApp. With picture-in-picture, you can keep watching the video while you chat.
  • You can now reply to a group message privately in your 1:1 chat. Tap and hold a message in a group chat and select ‘Reply privately’.

We will provide you the latest information about WhatsApp updates and upcoming features as soon as possible. If you want to download the latest version of WhatsApp, visit our Application section.


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