WhatsApp keeps on making every effort to make its app better and better. For this reason new features are added from time to time. Recently, the company made its multi-device support available for non-beta users as well. But according to a report by WABetaInfo, Facebook-owned instant messaging app WhatsApp has now removed one of its best features, which it added a year ago. Yes, we are talking about the WhatsApp Messenger Rooms Shortcut feature, which WhatsApp has now decided to remove.
50 people could talk simultaneously in WhatsApp Messenger Rooms feature
As per a recent report, “More than a year ago, WhatsApp rolled out a great shortcut to create Messenger Rooms, where up to 50 people could join a group video call on Facebook. But for now, the news is WhatsApp. It’s finally removing the feature, removing it from the chat share sheet and removing the calls section on WhatsApp beta for Android and iOS.
It is worth noting that this feature was first rolled out on Instagram and then it was brought to WhatsApp. With the introduction of this feature, Android users of WhatsApp were able to create or join rooms through WhatsApp itself. The report further states, “WhatsApp verifies what features their users use. If the features were not a success, it means that it is time to improve it. In this case, they verified It is said that the option has not been used, so it is better to remove it.
WhatsApp Messenger Rooms Shortcut was first introduced in May 2020. According to a report, WhatsApp beta for iOS 126.96.36.199 and WhatsApp beta for Android 188.8.131.52 are the two beta versions on which WhatsApp has stopped this feature.
WhatsApp recently rolled out these features
It is worth noting that WhatsApp recently rolled out the multi device feature in which WhatsApp can be used in 4 different devices. Whereas a feature was also removed in which users will now be able to transfer chats from iOS to Android. However, this feature works only in new Samsung smartphones.
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WhatsApp Remove Messenger Rooms Shortcut Feature
Story first published: Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 15:52 [IST]