instant messaging app The WhatsApp Report its new features related to group chats. Among them is the option to mute other contacts during an audio call in a group chat.
With this new option, WhatsApp strives to offer More fluidity and simplicity When interfering with voice conversations with two or more contacts. The above is part of its effort to make using the app more practical, something that has been illustrated, for example, with Background listening to voice messageswhich was not previously possible.
Will Cathcart, The application manager, has announced through his social networks some of the characteristics of the new job, among which the possibility of mute others During the call to listen, more clearly, to what another contact is commenting on.
This function can be combined with other tools offered by this bundle of novelties, i.e. the possibility Send messages to specific people in the group during a voice call.
This way, if none of your contacts realize you’re still on the call, other users can tell you and mute the microphone themselves. The option has been set by the manager as “Excellent and easy if someone forgot to mute the sound”.
Cathcart said that with this update, a new format for notifying contacts with a file has also been introduced group conversation from what Another user joined the video call and did not appear in the application interface.
So far, the six contacts added first to a multi-party voice call have appeared on the screen, so new members They were in the background He did not notice their entry or presence in the chat.
To fix this, notifications are now sent when users join a group voice call using Message “X has joined the call”, Which is reflected at the bottom of the screen.
Another of the new functions that the app enabled was related to it manzana Which is the choice Transfer chats from Messaging app From android device to new Iphone. This is part of the tool update Go to iOS.
This tool allows you to transfer large amounts of data from Android to iPhone, such as contacts, message history, camera photos and videos, online bookmarks and email accounts, as well as calendars and various display settings.
Historically, WhatsApp chats, photos, and videos were in the . format Android supported in google drive. while in iPhone this is done on iCloud. This is a problem when moving from one device to another, because there is simply no way to transfer backups from one cloud to another.
This new feature attempts to ease this hurdle.
As explained by Apple You will not be able to access your chats, photos or videos during the transfer. In fact, the data, like the rest of the process, is transmitted through a direct connection between devices. In theory, this increases the transmission speed because it does not pass through Cloud From WhatsApp and depends on contacting Internet.