WhatsApp is set to roll out a series of new features, promising enhanced functionality and an elevated user experience.
The platform recently introduced the highly anticipated ‘Screen-Sharing’ feature, allowing users to easily share their screens during video calls, akin to popular tools like Google Meet and Zoom meetings.
Compatibility and Usage Details
While this new feature brings convenience, it should be noted that it is not available on older versions of Android.
Additionally, it is not compatible with large group video calls. According to WABetaInfo’s report, recipients running older versions of WhatsApp will not be able to view shared screen content.
How to Use WhatsApp’s Screen Sharing Feature
To utilize the screen sharing feature, users need to follow these simple steps:
- Navigate to the call control view during a video call.
- Look for the newly added icon within the call control view.
- Use the icon to initiate screen sharing.
Capture and Share Screen Activity
Furthermore, if a user chooses to share their screen during a video call, the activities and content displayed on their screen can be recorded and shared with the recipient.
Availability and Latest Updates
Currently, this new feature is exclusively available on the Android beta version and has been released for WhatsApp Beta with Android version 126.96.36.199.
Additionally, some users may notice minor updates related to the new bottom navigation bar upon installing the latest WhatsApp Beta version.
By introducing these exciting new features, WhatsApp aims to provide users with a more versatile and immersive communication experience.
Stay tuned for further updates as the platform continues to innovate and enhance its services.
This feature was becoming essential after work from home trends. Several businesses are using mobile apps for their functioning. Along with it this feature helps mobile companies to diagnose problems remotely. The biggest use of this would be to share recent images and album while family calls.
This feature was long awaited, considering Duo and skype already had it. But now whatsapp has also given this feature.
How will you use this feature? comment below.