Published On: Wed, Aug 10th, 2016

WhatsApp gets a new update for voice calls


WhatsApp’s new update allows callers to send voicemails if their calls are not answered.

WhatsApp has rolled out yet another feature that helps voice callers leave a feedback or message in case their calls go unanswered or are rejected. Similar to a voice message, the feature pops up on the same screen when the recipient does not answer or rejects a call.

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When you make a voice call to a user on WhatsApp, he or she answers it and the purpose is done. However, when the recipient does not answer the call, the sender has no option but to leave a text message and get the information through. The new feature rolled out by WhatsApp helps the caller to leave a voice message or a voicemail instantly on the same screen.

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When the recipient rejects a voice call or does not answer the call, the caller’s screen used to head back to the previous screen. But with the new update, the caller now gets three new icons or buttons where he or she can now leave a voice message or call again.

WhatsApp gets a new update for voice calls

Simply tap and hold the ‘Voice Message’ button and record your message and send it to your recipient. The message will go to him as a regular voice note or a recorded voice message.

The new feature is useful as it can help save a few extra taps or clicks to get your message through. You won’t need to start typing or hit the tiny voice message icon on the chat screen anymore. A great feature for those with busy hands, especially when working or driving.

The new feature is seen in WhatsApp for Android version 2.16.229 and WhatsApp for iOS version 2.16.8.

News Source Deccan Chronicle


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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology

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