WhatsApp by Facebook has introduced a new way to add contacts with ease using QR codes as this is just one of the many features the social media messenger is set to roll out over the next few weeks.
The use of QR codes on WhatsApp is not new to many as before now, the QR codes feature can be used to help you log in to your WhatsApp account on a desktop computer. The new feature of adding contacts by scanning a person’s QR code would go a long way for the brand however, this feature might not be what would get your attention. Here are other features that would roll out on the next WhatsApp update.
Dark mode for WhatsApp web and desktop: The incredibly popular Dark Mode theme will now be on your computer.
Improvements to a group video call: With now up to 8 people on a video call, it has been made easier to focus on whoever you want by letting you press and hold to maximize a participant’s video to full screen. A video icon in group chats of 8 or less, so you can easily start a group video call with 1-tap.
Status comes to KaiOS: KaiOS users can now enjoy the popular feature that lets you share updates that disappear after 24 hours.
These features would roll out to users over the next few weeks, in the latest versions of WhatsApp.