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WhatsApp upcoming feature to permit clients to join missed call

WhatsApp is testing two or three new features to upgrade the client experience and improve security on its application. According to a new WABetaInfo finding, an upcoming WhatsApp feature will let clients join a progressing group call with the “Join Missed call” feature. The Facebook-owned messaging application is additionally dealing with bringing the biometric authentication feature on its Android application.

The two features were seen in WhatsApp beta for Android update 2.20.203.3. One of the two features called Join Missed call will enable clients to join a missed group call video midway. Presently, a client can’t join a continuous group call except if somebody calls them again to let them enter a WhatsApp call.

WhatsApp clients will get two alternatives – Ignore and Join. By tapping on Join, the client can send a request to join a continuous group call.

Another WhatsApp feature that was seen testing in a similar version is Biometric Lock. A future WhatsApp update could before long let clients open the application after a biometric authentication using their face id and fingerprint. Right now, on Android, just a “Fingerprint lock” feature is accessible as a biometric lock. The organization is dealing with presenting face unlock as an elective feature and rename the setting to Biometric Lock. WhatsApp as of now supports Face ID and Touch ID unlocking on iOS gadgets.

The two WhatsApp features are at present a work in progress and will be accessible in a future form.

As of late, WhatsApp reported the rollout of a new feature that will permit clients to mute chats forever. WhatsApp supplanted the “1-year” alternative with “Always”. The feature was a part of the WhatsApp beta test for months on the Android and iOS applications.

The mute forever feature may not appear as though a major update however will most likely be useful for the ones who would prefer not to get notifications from a specific chat.

The new WhatsApp feature is being turned out to Android and iOS gadgets. On the off chance that people can’t see the feature on their WhatsApp, everyone would prescribe updating the application to its most recent version.

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