- The media sharing limit has now increased to 100 from the previous 30.
- Voice note transcriptions feature auto transcribes your voice notes.
- The schedule call feature lets you schedule calls in a group.
WhatsApp has been releasing new features back to back. It recently started testing sending HD images, calling shortcuts and Pinned Messages.
Now, WhatsApp is bringing new features, which are spotted in beta. First is the increased media sharing limit to 100, and the second is the introduction of voice transcripts. Let’s talk about it.
Media Sharing Limit Increased To 100
Isn’t it frustrating when you’re trying to share lots of images at once, and WhatsApp says you can’t do that now?
WhatsApp limits you to only sending 30 images or videos at a time, but with the new update, WhatsApp is going to increase the number of images you can send to a contact or group to 100.
WABetaInfo spotted WhatsApp testing this feature in the WhatsApp Beta version for iOS 184.108.40.206 and WhatsApp beta for Android 220.127.116.11. It will be available for Android Beta soon. You can try the latest WhatsApp beta for iOS from Test Flight if you want to test it out.
WABetaInfo also spotted a new feature, Schedule Call. With this feature, you can schedule calls in a WhatsApp group.
As you can see from the screenshot, after clicking the Schedule Call option, a pop-up window asks for these details: Title, Date and Time. You can schedule a call with these details, and the group members will be notified when the call is scheduled and when it starts.
The feature is currently available in WhatsApp Beta for Android version 18.104.22.168, as spotted by WABetaInfo. You can update the latest beta version from Play Store or install the beta APK.
Voice Note Transcription
WhatsApp is testing a new feature that will let WhatsApp make auto transcriptions of the voice notes you send, as we can see from the screenshots. You can
WhatsApp just started working on the feature, which isn’t available completely; WABetaInfo spotted the feature half-baked in the WhatsApp Beta for iOS 22.214.171.124 version.