The Chat will allow for the inclusion of a contact via a QR Code in the upcoming version of the app. The messenger is a testing tool that is able to generate and read the codes in order to facilitate the beginning of conversations that took place between the people and the shops in the app. The novelty is available in the WhatsApp Beta version for Android and iPhone, and the free trial version of WhatsApp, Business, apps for iOS.
- How to use WhatsApp in 5 easy steps [Complete Guide]
- How to add a new contact in WhatsApp
The courier has started with the release of the tool, the QR Code, users said on Thursday (21). According to the WABetaInfo, and the appeal is long-awaited for over a year now, and it is available in the latest versions of the WhatsApp Beta WhatsApp for Business in Beta form.
The novelty is to reduce the amount of time spent with the addition of a contact in the messenger. Instead of typing in the telephone, the user of the app, the message will be able to use the camera on your smartphone to read the QR Code, and then include a new item on the agenda of the mobile phone. After that, it’s just to send a message to a person or a company.
The new feature comes in the same week of the appearance of the encrypted backup to iCloud, in-app for the iPhone. The messenger has also started to release the recently, the integration of the Facebook Rooms, of Facebook to create and participate in voice and video calls, with up to 50 participants.
The tool to add contacts via QR Code, is still not expected to arrive at the final version of the application.
Information: WABetaInfo (1, 2) and (3)