Friday, June 9, 2023

WhatsApp releases banner alert, mute feature on group voice calls: 5 hacks to enhance your experience

WhatsApp, the most widely used messaging platform, is constantly evolving its interface to deliver the best user experience. The platform has already undergone several upgrades globally to make communication seamless.

The application has simplified interaction and engagement with family and friends. Today, group voice calls are one of the most popular features of WhatsApp. Now, the platform comes with several interesting upgrades to this feature.

While the platform has already announced several improvements, it now brings three exciting updates for group voice calls. These new features will enhance the group call experience for millions of users.

Banner notification for new joiners
This feature can come in handy for users as it will display a banner notification whenever a new user joins the call. The banner notification will read ‘X joined the call’. This will let users know who is joining the call other than the existing participants and when.

Mute others on a group voice call
With this feature, users can mute others on group voice calls. This can come in handy when the call is interrupted by background noise.

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Sending messages to participants during a group call
Now, users will be able to send messages to other participants while continuing with the group call. If they want to quickly send a message to just one person in the group, they can do so without interruption without missing the ongoing conversation.

While these features can make group voice calls more efficient, there are other ways to enhance your chatting experience on WhatsApp.

Below are five great hacks to enhance your chatting experience on WhatsApp.

handsfree voice message: Simply hold down the microphone icon and swipe up to lock the recording. With this feature, no need to worry about constantly holding the mic icon while recording voice notes.

review voice messages
WhatsApp is now allowing users to review their voice messages before pressing the send button. Users can pause and resume recording as per their convenience.

flexible playback: The interface on the platform is now more flexible than ever. WhatsApp allows voice messages to be played continuously outside the chat so that one can multitask, read or reply to messages.

fast playback: If you are short of time, WhatsApp now allows voice messages to play at 1.5x or 2.5x speed faster.

32 people group voice call
: The messaging platform has introduced the ability to add up to 32 people on a group voice call. It can help users to communicate while organizing weddings, parties and celebrations.

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