WhatsApp to roll out new ‘screen sharing’ feature on video call

29th May 2023
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The newly introduced screen sharing feature may not be supported on older versions of the Android operating system and might not function in large group calls.

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WhatsApp is set to introduce a new feature that will enable users to easily share their screen during video calls. According to a report from WABetaInfo, the feature will be accessible to users who install the Android update. The website known for tracking WhatsApp developments said that the feature was designed to enhance the overall user experience during video calls.

The messaging platform owned by Meta, recently introduced the feature of “editing sent messages”. The update is currently being rolled out globally and is expected to be available to all users in the coming weeks.

How to ‘share screen’ on WhatsApp video call?

After updating the app, users will notice a new icon in the call control view during a video call. Once the user choose screen sharing, everything visible on their device’s display will be recorded and shared with the recipient. At any point, the user has the ability to halt the screen sharing process, despite the ongoing transmission of screen content during the video call. Moreover, this feature will only be activated with the user’s consent to share the content of their screen.


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