WhatsApp’s ‘View Once’ Feature 2021: Now Your photos, videos can now disappear after a single view
WhatsApp finally rolls out the new feature called ‘View Once’- A Disappearing Photos Feature. This feature is available to the stable version of the app. This View Once WhatsApp feature works similarly like how Instagram’s expiring media feature. With the help of the ‘View Once’ feature, you can now send any photo or video which will not be saved to the recipient’s photo or gallery. After sending a View Once video or photo, WhatsApp won’t be able to show it again.
However, the Facebook-owned company also says that if you don’t open the photo or video within 14 days of it being sent, the media will expire from the chat. But it permits users to take a screenshot or screen recording of the media before it disappears. Also, the company stated that “Encrypted media may be stored for a few weeks on WhatsApp’s servers after you’ve sent it.”
How to Send View Once Videos/Photos on WhatsApp?
- In the first step, you need to open WhatsApp and click on the attachment icon.
- Next, go to Gallery and choose the photo or video you want to send to your contact.
- Later you will view the icon like clock in the ‘Add a Caption’ bar, simply click on it to enable the View Once feature.
- After enabling it, the app displays a message saying “Photo Set to View Once.”
- Finally, you can then send disappearing photos to your friends and family members.
Upcoming WhatsApp New Features for Android: ‘WhatsApp’ is a Facebook-owned messaging platform. WA developers always think creatively and introduce new features for WhatsApp users. This time also WhatsApp is working towards adding several new updates in the latest beta update for android users. Almost every other day WhatsApp makes new features for its users to provide a high-quality and handy messaging platform. For Android users pretty soon WhatsApp presents new features to manage space on the messaging platform easily.
WhatsApp Upcoming Features in Next Android Beta Version Update
Some WhatsApp features will be introduced in the next beta update. Here’s the List of Upcoming WhatsApp Features for Android. As per the WABetainfo, these new features are being tested in the latest beta versions of WhatsApp Android. The new features that you can enjoy after releasing the next beta version update are as follows:
📝 WhatsApp beta for Android 18.104.22.168: what's new?
• New ringtone for group calls available (audio in the article).
• New sticker animation available today for beta testers.
• UI improvements for calls under development!https://t.co/raQnD3oKqK
— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) August 22, 2020
1. Separate Ringtones for Group Calls:
As per the recent report, android users will about to enjoy the great feature on their android WhatsApp apps. ie., Different Ringtone for Group Calls. By this new feature, WhatsApp users can know that WhatsApp incoming call is a group call or one-to-one call by listening to the phone ringtone that you select for group calls
2. Sticker Animation:
Whatsapp users are enjoying sharing the WhatsApp messaging platform released animated stickers since few months onwards. But with the next beta update, Whatsapp developers will allow animated stickers to run in a loop for a minimum eight times. And this feature is tested in beta, persistent WhatsApp app users can obtain it. The new update will improve sticker users.
3. UI Improvements for Calls:
WABetaInfo also revealed that WhatsApp is improving the UI for calls. The Android beta version 22.214.171.124 proposes that new call UI moves all buttons to down. Also, the bottom screen in the UI involves five options: info button, audio on/off button, video on/off button, messaging button, camera switching button for switching between front and back.
4. Catalogue Shortcut:
One more interesting and main WhatsApp upcoming feature is ‘Catalogue shortcut’. This feature is enabled for the business accounts to have rapid access to their portfolio. Also, a new feature called the Call button is available in business chats only if the android WA user sets out a Business catalogue already. Furthermore, it can expand to other chats also.
5. WhatsApp Doodles:
The WA Doodles is a feature that existed already on the PC Version. This ‘WhatsApp Doodles New Feature’ provides a new look to the current background wallpaper using in the chats. Users can find this new option called Add WhatsApp Doodles on android latest WhatsApp beta version update.
WhatsApp Web Fingerprint Lock Support Feature
To make the WhatsApp Web platform more secure and risk-free while someone creating a new session on their desktop if they are temporarily utilizing your phone. According to the new report by WABetaInfo, Whatsapp has been marked that feature is in the testing stage which permits to confirm the creation of a new session of WhatsApp Web using the User Fingerprint Lock Support.
📝 WhatsApp beta for Android 126.96.36.199: what’s new?
• Bug fixes for your recently used emojis.
• Confirm the creation of a new WhatsApp Web session using your fingerprint, under development! 😍https://t.co/WHYk9nkcof
— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) September 16, 2020
As of now, the fingerprint lock support feature has apparently found in the WhatsApp Android beta version 188.8.131.52 App and currently it is in the state of development for iOS users and that can be available in the upcoming updates. So, now WhatsApp instant messaging app is setting up to roll out a similar fingerprint lock support feature for WA users who take benefit of Whatsapp via PC ie., WhatsApp Web.
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