List of the most recent WhatsApp features rolled out

Nov 24, 2021

By: Marcia Sekhose

Latest WhatsApp features

WhatsApp has been busy introducing new features for users this year. Here, we take a look at some of the most recent WhatsApp features.

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Sticker suggestions

This feature suggests the most relevant sticker as you type out words in the chat.

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Preview links

WhatsApp now shows previews of links like news, videos or tweets in chats so you know what it’s about before opening them.

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Join group calls from chats

WhatsApp first rolled out the ability to join ongoing group calls. You can now do that directly from group chats themselves.

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End-to-end encrypted backups

Last month WhatsApp started to roll out end-to-end encrypted backups to users with the latest version of the app on Android and iOS.

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WhatsApp desktop beta program

Interested users can now download the beta version of the WhatsApp desktop app and try out unreleased features.

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iOS to Android chat transfer history

WhatsApp first introduced this feature for Samsung phones. It is now available on all Google Pixel phones and Android 12 phones.

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Flash call

WhatsApp users in India can now verify their phone numbers through an automated call instead of an SMS.

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Message level reporting

This is a more advanced level of reporting on WhatsApp as it lets you report a specific message in the chat.

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