Add New WhatsApp Contact With QR Code, Find Out How? | Animated Stickers Launched
The instant messaging platform, WhatsApp has released a few new features for its users today.
The features include animated stickers, dark mode for WhatsApp for Web, QR codes, Status for KaiOS, and improvements to group video calls.
Some of these WhatsApp features will roll out to users over the next few weeks, in the latest versions of WhatsApp.
Read on to find out more…
WhatsApp Launches Animated Stickers!
The Facebook-owned Whatsapp has confirmed that all these features will be available for users in India in the coming weeks.
WhatsApp Stickers are already available users for years now. The app has been working on animated stickers for a while now and was available on its beta platform for users to use. The animated stickers feature is now officially launched and users will get their hands on them soon.
With the new animated stickers, WhatsApp aims to enhance the chatting experience. Especially at the time when most people are using the platform to keep in touch with their loved ones.
Announcing animated stickers WhatsApp said in an email statement, “Stickers are one of the fastest-growing ways people communicate on WhatsApp, with billions sent every day. We are rolling out new animated sticker packs that are even more fun and expressive.”
QR Code Feature!
Now no more typing the contact number and giving each other missed calls to save the other’s number!
WhatsApp also announced a much awaited QR codes feature for users.
With this feature, WhatsApp is making it easier for users to add new contacts. The feature will be available in the coming week.
To add contact using QR code all you need to do is scan their QR code to add them to your contacts. After this, you can easily contact them.
Dark Mode Feature On WhatsApp Web!
WhatsApp had rolled out dark mode for its mobile application a while ago. Now it is launch dark mode for its web users.
This feature comes at the time when users are working from home and are using WhatsApp on their desktop more than ever before. The feature will be available for all users in the weeks to come.
Status for KaiOS and Enhanced Group Video Calls!
WhatsApp has made Status available for KaiOS users. All KaiOS users will now be able to share updates on Status that disappear after 24 hours.
WhatsApp recently extended group video call participants from 4 to 8. The platform is now making it easier for users to focus on whoever they want by letting them press and hold to maximize a participant’s video to full screen.
In addition, WhatsApp is also adding a video icon in group chats of 8 or less, so users can easily start a group video call with one tap.