WhatsApp New Update For Android Introduces Features Such As Group Description And Easier Video Calling
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There is some good news for WhatsApp users on Android as new features have been added to the chat app that are sure to make users happy. WhatsApp new updates for android include features such as group description and easier video calling.

WhatsApp for Android has been updated with an aim at encouraging group chats and making it easier. The group-focused features the ability and allows users to add a description to a group. This feature was already available on the beta versions for WhatsApp for Android and Windows Phone.

The app also gives the facility of searching group participants directly from the search bar on the group info screen . Users can now switch from a voice call to a video call, merely by push of a command.

The option to add a description to a group is to enable group members to know about the topic of the group. Group descriptions will be available on the chat screen indicated as a pinned box. The feature can also be seen when inviting someone using the group link. The feature, when started, was a part of the WhatsApp beta version 2.18.54 on Android and WhatsApp beta version 2.18.28 on Windows Phone.

Description can be added to the group by going to the group info screen and tapping on "Add group description" option which is available below the group name. Reports say that the description can be of maximum 512 characters.