WhatsApp update allows Apple iPhone users to play YouTube videos

30 November, 2017, 12:46 | Author: Lorena Waters
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WhatsApp rolls out a new update to allow users to watch YouTube videos while chatting.

The update certainly helps in terms convenience as you no longer have to go back and forth switching between apps to watch videos. While making a voice recording on WhatsApp, a user would always have to hold a recording button or else the message would not be recorded.

The videos will not only open inside the chat window but if you are device is running on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system, it is easy to watch videos and also move the window to the corner of the screen while you continue to browse your smartphone.

This new update also brings the capability to record long voice messages without holding the mic button. With this feature, you can lock the recording, so that you can leave the record button.

Last month, Facebook owned WhatsApp rolled out the 'Delete for Everyone' feature to users on Android, iPhone and Windows Phone. He is also fanatical about football which makes it all the more odd that he should support Stockport County.

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When recording a message the padlock on the right-hand side of the chat allows users to lock the recording.

The latest update can also help you record long messages easily.

Explaining this feature, WhatsApp notes, "Want to easily record long Voice Messages?" These features have been spotted by WABetaInfo in the new WhatsApp version number 2.17.81 for iPhone that is available in the App Store with the changes mentioned in the What's New section. The YouTube feature comes with the Picture-in-Picture mode.

WhatsApp is also working on a new feature that will allow users to quickly switch from voice to video call while the voice call is in progress. The app has been programmed to provide a smooth experience for watching videos and is said to use very little data so you don't end up waiting for the YouTube Go videos to buffer all the time.

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