Display screen sharing could be coming to WhatsApp for Android

It appears like Android telephones — seemingly all the time a beat behind iOS within the eyes of app builders — are catching up on one other beloved characteristic.

You may display screen share on iOS telephones throughout FaceTime calls — and, after all, different video name platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Groups. Quickly, you would possibly have the ability to display screen share on WhatsApp on Android gadgets, too. The characteristic is beneficial for taking part in Wordle along with your companion, taking a look at a visit itinerary, exhibiting your buddy the Instagram profile of somebody they’ve blocked, and different extra fruitful endeavors, I am positive.

WABetaInfo reviews(opens in a brand new tab) that WhatsApp beta for the Android replace will enable some beta testers to check out the display screen sharing characteristic. It’s going to allegedly roll out to extra customers within the coming days. That stated, Engadget(opens in a brand new tab) identified that older Android fashions may not have the ability to assist the replace and also you possible will not have the ability to use the characteristic on calls with too many individuals or if the particular person you are chatting with would not have an up to date WhatsApp. 

To make use of the characteristic, upon getting the up to date model of the app, you may wish to click on the icon of a telephone with an arrow mentioning of it — that button might be close to different instruments like muting. You may then be prompted with: “Begin recording or casting with WhatsApp?” and a disclaimer about how WhatsApp will handle the data it sees whenever you show sure particulars like passwords, pictures, and fee particulars, based on screenshots from WABetaInfo. Click on “Begin now,” and also you’re off to the races.

WhatsApp can also be toying with rolling out different options to Android customers, like permitting customers to select their very own distinctive usernames and a “standing archive” characteristic for companies to archive statuses after a day and reuse them later, The Verge reported(opens in a brand new tab).