- WhatsApp is testing a global voice message for Android Users.
- This will let users listen to voice messages even when they switch from one chat to another.
- At this moment, the feature is under development process
The instant messaging app- WhatsApp is testing a global voice message feature on Android. This will let users continue to listen to voice messages even when they switch from one chat to another. at present stops playing a voice message when a user leaves the chat in which that particular message is available.
Currently, if you play a voice note in WhatsApp and switch to a different chat, it stops playing. But WABetaInfo has found a new global voice note player in the latest WhatsApp beta for Android (v22.214.171.124), which lets you play voice notes in the background.
Right now, this feature is under development and has not even made available to beta testers. WABetaInfo shares a screenshot to suggest the feature. With Android, iOS users seem to be getting the same experience as WABetaInfo suggested on Apple’s platform in October last year.
WhatsApp Android users will be able to listen to voice messages even when they switch to another chat
It shows an audio player interface with the ability to pause, resume, and dismiss the voice message that would appear on top of the chats list. There is also a progress bar to show the movement of the audio.
The feature appears to let users continue to listen to voice messages when they move to the default chats screen. Exact details on when WhatsApp will bring the enhanced voice messaging are yet to be revealed. It is also unclear when the feature will be available to beta testers on both Android and iOS platforms.
Last month, WhatsApp rolled out a voicemail preview feature to allow users to review recordings before sending them to their contacts. It also recently brought waveforms for voice messages and enabled playback speed support for audio messages.
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