There is a new WhatsApp web available on windows phone or Android, which features the same set. They have updated their web app to version 0.2.7304. What is a WhatsApp Web? WhatsApp Web is a browser-based application of WhatsApp.
WhatsApp has added new features to the web version of the platform. The company has announced that users can now edit photos on the web version too and preview links as well. They also added a new sticker suggestion feature.
New WhatsApp Web Available
WhatsApp has brought a new WhatsApp web that is made very easy to operate on, unlike the old version. It has now added media editor features on the tab version of the platform. Before, this unit was only accessed on the mobile version of the app if the user want to edit an image.
Presently, WhatsApp is now changing this and added the media editor option to the web version too. Currently, one will now be able to edit images on their computer as well.
The WhatsApp Web that was updated brought along two significant changes. The first is the new set of Emojis, which is available on windows phones or Android which features the same set. The iOS users still use the previous set of Emojis as they have not been updated in the app yet.
WhatsApp Web New Features
WhatsApp has brought new features on the WhatsApp web. The following are new WhatsApp web features available now.
New sticker suggestion
The company added a new sticker suggestion feature. users can now get stickers for their conversations. Those that find it difficult searching for the right sticker when charting with friends, will not be like that again. the new update will solve this problem.
The Emoji is available on Windows phones or Android and it features the same set. The new sticker is not available on iOS, the iOS is still using the old emoji.
Media Editor of photo
The company has announced that users can now edit photos on the web version too. This editing of photos was available only on the mobile version of the app, but currently, WhatsApp is adding the media editor option to the WhatsApp web too.
However, those using Windows phones can now edit images on their computer as well.
Previews of links
WhatsApp has also improved the previews of links. Currently, users can now be able to see the full preview of the link when sending it through the WhatsApp web.
With the link, users will get more context about what has been sent and what they are about to read on the web version.
They have also updated their WhatsApp web to version 0.2.7304. With this new update, you can now enjoy all the new features on the WhatsApp web.
Reason for the New WhatsApp Web Features
The reason for the new WhatsApp web features is for those using computers to have access to editing of photos and easy emoji.
According to the company, “we built this feature with privacy in mind, so rest assured that WhatsApp can’t see your searches, and your personal messages are always protected by end-to-end encryption”.
How To Set Up WhatsApp Web
A lot of people are used to using WhatsApp through a mobile app on their phone, not everyone is aware that it’s also possible to use WhatsApp on the computer either through a web browser or using a desktop app.
The following are ways to set up WhatsApp web:
- Once you open https://web.whatsapp.com/ or install and run the desktop app, you will see a QR code on your computer.
- Start WhatsApp on your phone.
- Click Setting on iPhone, you will see the setting at the bottom right of the screen.
- But on Android tap the three-dot menu at the top right and then choose the setting in the drop-down menu.
- Tap the QR code icon, located at the right of your account name.
- On the QR code screen, get ready to scan. On iPhone, click on Scan at the bottom of the page.
- On Android, Click the Scan Code click at the top.
- Point your phone’s camera at the QR code in WhatsApp on your computer.
- If this is your first-time using WhatsApp on the computer, you will see the Device Login Detected pop-up. Tap Continue and then tap Link a Device.
With these steps, you can access your WhatsApp Web on your computer and start enjoying the new WhatsApp web features.