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Check out the 9 features released on WhatsApp in 2021

the The WhatsApp It released a number of features on the messaging platform over the course of this year. The new tools included the Android, iOS, and Web versions of the messenger. Check out the most cited news of the year below.

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  1. Authentication in the web version

The unlocking option is exclusive to the web version of the messenger. With it an additional layer of security can be added, as in addition to reading a QR code, it asks for identification by reading the face or iris of the eye.

  1. Connect multiple devices

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This was one of the most requested features by users. This is the ability to log in and maintain multiple devices from the same account. The WhatsApp. The new one is compatible with up to 4 devices simultaneously, which may lose access after 2 weeks due to no login.

  1. The ability to speed up the audio

With the frequent sending of wide-ranging audio messages on the platform, users started hearing a long, truncated beep. Thinking about it, the The WhatsApp He’s released a tool that lets you speed up messages by 1.5x or 2x, making playback up to half the time of the original audio.

  1. Temporary messages

Now, users can send temporary messages, i.e. with a specific time for self-destruction. The function can be enabled in the configuration of the public messenger or in the private chat. You can choose between 24-hour, 7-day, or even 90-day periods.

  1. payment system

although pix He deleted the messenger’s payment system, which is The WhatsApp Stop paying his position. Through the tool linked to the Facebook digital wallet, instant transactions can be made with contacts on the agenda.

  1. encrypted backup

In addition to messages with end-to-end encryption security, The WhatsApp It started making security feature available for backups as well. In this way, it is possible to save message history more securely.

  1. Transfer conversation

It still needs improvements, and the option to move conversations with text messages and media files to another device has already been considered. However, so far it only works from iOS devices to Samsung devices running Android 10 or later.

  1. Business Directory

Another feature that is expanding on the platform is finding organizations that are closer to users The WhatsApp Business. The tool captures the contacts of companies closest to those using the commercial version of the messenger. However, it only operates in the São Paulo area at the moment.

  1. Suggest stickers

Users who like to use stickers can use the sticker suggestion feature. The function indicates the best sticker options that you can send (and save for later use).