December 1, 2023

WhatsApp is introducing a extra seamless expertise for voice chats with bigger teams (through TechCrunch). Meta’s fashionable messaging app already helps group calls with as much as 32 members, however the brand new expertise is designed for even bigger teams.

As an alternative of ringing the telephones of all members, this new group calls expertise will begin quietly with out ringing everybody. Group embers will be capable to be a part of the group name by tapping the bubble on the high of the chat.

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After becoming a member of a WhatsApp voice chat with a big group, customers will see name controls on the high of the chat. It will make it simple to mute/unmute themselves or ship a message to the group all whereas staying within the name.

This new voice chat expertise for bigger teams will begin rolling out over the approaching weeks on iOS and Android. Once more, it is going to be obtainable first for teams which have greater than 33 members.

WhatsApp introduced many different updates in current weeks together with a number of account help on Android units with dual-SIM or eSIM help, a brand new native Mac app, and an iPad app in beta.