iPhone users rejoice! Latest WhatsApp update brings must have new feature


WhatsApp has just rolled out a new update for users on iOS.

The latest version of the world’s most popular instant messaging app has added the ability to be able to leave a voicemail for one of your contacts if they are unable to take your call.

If your WhatsApp call goes unanswered or is rejected, you can now leave a voice message by holding down the new Voice Message button.

When you have finished recording your message, simply lift your finger off the button and the voice message will be sent to your contact.

And if you make a mess of the recording you can cancel the message by sliding to the left.

Be warned though, there is yet now way of listening to your message after you have recorded it.

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The new voicemail feature has been rolled out in Whatsapp version 2.16.8 and comes just over a week after the Facebook owned company add the ability to send Olympic rings as an emoji.

WhatsApp also recently made it possible to add basic formatting including bold, italic and strike-through to text messages.

The company is also testing out a new feature that would enable users to make video calls, similar Facebook Messenger, Skype or FaceTime.

Video calls are currently being tested in a beta version available on Android.

Other new rumoured new features that are expected to be released in the near future including the option for users to send GIFs to each other.

The latest WhatsApp update on iOS is available to download from the App Store.



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