WhatsApp just got a extremely neat characteristic with its newest replace. And I am not referring to the brand new [Any.do integration](/WhatsApp is making a number of calls less confusing with call waiting) that allows you to routinely create reminders utilizing the messaging app, although that is fairly cool, too. No, I am speaking about call waiting help (by way of Android Police).
Beforehand, if you acquired a call when you had been already on one, WhatsApp would routinely reject it for you, and notify the individual on the opposite facet with a message I am positive you have already seen greater than as soon as: “[Your contact’s name] is on another call.” The recipient, on this case, would solely obtain an addition to their record of missed calls.
Effectively, no extra. With the newest replace to the app — model 2.19.352, in the event you’re eager on conserving depend — WhatsApp will now let the call undergo even in the event you’re is already on a call. And you will be introduced with a drop-down banner with the choice of rejecting the incoming call or ditching your present interlocutor by ending the call and accepting the brand new one.
The one factor that is lacking is a call holding possibility, so you possibly can maintain the present caller on the road when you strike up a fast chat with the interjecting one.
Whereas that characteristic’s nonetheless MIA, WhatsApp engineers have been working time beyond regulation on including new options to the app in current months. It just lately got new choices that allow you to select who can add you to teams. You can even lastly unlock WhatsApp along with your fingerprints. And the bug that was decimating OnePlus batteries? A factor of the previous. And if all that is not sufficient to appease you, the Fb-owned entity can also be working on bringing routinely disappearing messages to the chat platform.
I lastly gave up on Hangouts for WhatsApp, and now I’m wondering what took me so lengthy