New feature is available to some beta testers for now but will be rolled out to more people over the coming days
Meta-owned WhatsApp is bringing yet another update for users, allowing them to share screens during a video call, WaBetaInfo reported Saturday.
According to the WhatsApp updates tracking website, the instant messaging app is releasing ascreen-sharing feature as well as a new placementfor tabs within the bottom navigation bar.
The new feature is available to some beta testers for now but will be rolled out to more people over the coming days.
Earlier, WhatsApp brought changes to voice and video calls by improving them. It also introduced changes for the missed calls in terms of colour for the Android version of the app.
Once you click the new icon in the call control view, you will be able to share your screen with the other individual. Your screen will be recorded and shared.
Old versions of Android might not be able to use this feature. Moreover, this will not work in large group calls as well as those using outdated versions of the app.
Users will be able to have full control as they can stop sharing the screen anytime they want to. Also, this feature will only enable with your consent.
Moreover, users might see minor changes in the navigation bar at the bottom with tabs being rearranged in a certain manner. "Specifically, some users may now see the tabs within the bottom navigation bar in this order: Chats, Calls, Communities, and Status," said WhatsApp watcher.