Whatsapp update bring a lot of features for Android and iOS
The most popular messenger app WhatsApp brings lot more useful features in its new WhatsApp update. The reports say iPhone Gets Group Audio Call feature, Android Users will receive Option to Select All Chats, Media Visibility Feature, Contacts Shortcut feature etc. The contact shortcut feature already exists on Whatsapp for iPhone users. Also, WhatsApp for iPhone users will soon be able to get group calling functionality. With this feature, user can connect with multiple persons at a time. In the case of Android, Whatsapp update will be available on a new beta version (2.18.159).
Media visibility feature, Select All Chats, Contacts Shortcut features are available on Whatsapp for Android users.
WhatsApp Media visibility feature
Media visibility feature enables the users to hide or show their WhatsApp media content in the gallery. Currently, WhatsApp media contents are visible in our phone gallery. After rolling out this new feature we can decide if the WhatsApp media content will be visible on Gallery or not. If you have disabled the Media visibility feature of WhatsApp, the media contents like images, videos are not shown in your gallery app. And you’ll be able to view all the photos and videos you have received on your WhatsApp chats directly within WhatsApp App only. By default, the Media visibility feature is enabled on WhatsApp. You can disable it by on settings. Go to Settings > Data and storage usage and tap to turn off the Show media in gallery feature.
After disabling the Media visibility feature, the media contents will not be available on Gallery app. But you can view it on your file manager app. For that, open file manager app and then open the Whatsapp folder. Under the Whatsapp media folder, you will get all of the Whatsapp media files.
Other Features for Android Users
Select All Chats feature gives you the provision for select multiple chats and mark all the new messages as read or archive in a single tap. And the New contact shortcut feature lets you quickly add a contact without leaving WhatsApp App.
After a server-side update, iPhone users will receive the new feature that is Group calling feature on your WhatsApp app. The Android users will get all of this features on new beta version 2.18.159.