WhatsApp Now Adds Group Description, Video-Voice Call Switching for Android Users

WhatsApp latest update comes with different features like group description, search participants and quick switching between voice and video calls for Android users. WhatsApp has recently rolled out voice-to-video call switching feature to its iPhone users more than a month ago.

Three Major Features

  • Users can add a description to a group. To add a description, go to Group Info screen and then tap Add group description option that is available below the group name. The description can notably be in as long as 512 characters.

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  • Users can switch from a voice call to a video call, by tapping a button. A small video button which appears during voice calls to let users switch from a voice call to a video call.


  • Users get an option to enable searching of group participants directly from the Group Info screen. A new search bar on the Group Info screen that allows users to search the list of group participants. 

WhatsApp beta version 2.18.54 on Android Smartphone.

WhatsApp beta version 2.18.28 on Windows Phone.

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