A great WhatsApp feature could disappear from chats, what is it?

WhatsApp has become the most popular instant messaging application in the world. This platform is currently the most used, either to communicate with family and friends, as well as for academic and work issues.

The apps developed by Meta is also characterized by constantly adding updates, which is why those who use the service have had the possibility of having several tools to be able to communicate with other people without having to resort exclusively to text messagesincluding audio.

However, some users prefer not to receive these types of messages, as they consider them invasive and sometimes unnecessary. For example, several assure that the audios of more than a minute are ‘podcasts’, thus generating serious inconvenience to Internet users.

WhatsApp has different functions for users. – Photo: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett

In this sense, Meta would be working on a transcription function, since there are also currently several tertiary applications that are used to transcribe said messages.

According to the portal WABetaInfothe feature would initially be available for iOS. One of the great innovations available in this new update is that the transcriber could perform functions in different languages, that yes, depending on the option that the user considers.

So far it is known that the tool would have a limited number of languages, however, Meta’s intention is to cover the largest number of languages ​​in a very short time, with the purpose of continuing to grow worldwide, since WhatsApp intends to have 3 billion users worldwide.

Transcriptions can be carried out thanks to a downloadable language pack. So far it is known that WhatsApp would be testing this mechanism in some Beta versions of iOS.

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For each chat message, the application indicates that 30 images or videos can be sent. – Photo: NurPhoto via Getty Images
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How to make a full backup of WhatsApp?

Android operating systems have different methods to make backup copies of all the contents stored on the cell phone. However, there are two ways that are widely used by users and it is through the Google cloud or locally, that is, an internet connection is not required.

According to the portal 4Androall, Android by default incorporates a section in the system settings, which is intended to restore data from previous phones. These copies, if activated, perform the recovery process for the following data:

  • Call History.
  • Applications.
  • Text messages.
  • Google account data.
  • Photos and videos.

To make this type of copy, the following steps must be carried out:

  • Enter ‘System Settings’.
  • Access the ‘System’ section.
  • Click on the ‘Backup’ tool.
  • Activate this option in Google One.
WhatsApp only has a verification system that requires the introduction of a PIN code.
WhatsApp only has a verification system that requires the introduction of a PIN code. – Photo: dpa/picture alliance via Getty I

When you log in with the registered account on a new device, all data backed up at the time will be restored automatically. It is noteworthy that the Android version must not be older than the one on the previous phone, that is, the latest version is needed.

Now, if the intention is to save documents, folders or any type of multimedia files, the best option is to use Google Drive. In this sense, the application must be downloaded to the phone if it is not installed and perform the following steps:

  • Select the blue floating button to add.
  • Click on the ‘Upload’ option.
  • Choose all the documents, folders and files that you want to upload.
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It is worth mentioning that Google Drive manages a space of 15 GB, which is why you must be selective with all the things that are going to be backed up. To access them on another device, just download the application and log in with the registered account.

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