WhatsApp has been testing out a number of new features. The most recent update allows up to 8 people on video calls. This move I think, was a way to meet the video conferencing demands of the coronavirus era.
WhatsApp is also working on a search by date feature as well as being able to log into one account on multiple devices.
The popular messaging service had been testing out a feature that allows users to add contacts using QR codes. They are now rolling out the feature, giving user the option to immediately share their contact information by scanning a code.
WhatsApp also confirmed that animated sticker will be coming on to the platform. Web and desktop versions of WhatsApp will now have a darkmode option. Finally, KaiOS user will now be able to share statuses.
Below Learn how to restore your WhatsApp chat history on Android (subtitles available)
Transitioning to a new Android phone and keeping the same phone number? After backing up your WhatsApp account with Google Drive on your old phone, you can easily restore your chat history on your new phone. Please note that WhatsApp chats can’t be migrated across different types of phones, such as from Android to iPhone.