WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, will shortly launch a public test for its desktop version. The public beta is part of WhatsApp’s effort to acquire more user feedback and improve multi-device capability, according to WABetaInfo, the company’s real-time update portal
The webpage also demonstrates that while recording voice messages, users may encounter something unexpected in the app’s structure. They may now see the waveforms when recording a voice message and pause the recording to listen to it before sending it. According to the portal, this new feature is already in development on WhatsApp for iOS.
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Users of macOS and Windows may now sign up for the public beta program to get a sneak peek at the app’s new features. When users install WhatsApp for Desktop beta for the first time, they become official beta testers, which means they will receive all beta updates immediately.
For the time being, the most recent version for public users is 2.2133.1.
Beta testers can also report defects in app features by going to “WhatsApp Desktop Settings,” “Contact Us,” and sending a screenshot to the development team.
Last month, WhatsApp revealed that it will soon release an iPad version with the coveted multi-device functionality, allowing users to stay connected to WhatsApp even when they are not using their phones.
“Our multi-device capabilities immediately improves the experience for customers who utilize Desktop/Web and Portal,” a spokeswoman told TechRadar about the announcement. And it also will make it possible to add support for more kinds of devices over time“.