WhatsApp testing new feature, soon users can share documents with captions: Report

WhatsApp, an instant messaging platform, is testing a new feature for Android that can help users share documents with captions, according to a report. This news follows a recent development whereby the Meta-owned direct messaging service is testing a subscription program for some users. WhatsApp is continuously beta testing many features for both Android and iOS users.

As reported by WABetaInfo, WhatsAppThe new document annotation feature of documents is rolling out with Google Play Beta update version The report also includes screenshots revealing how the feature works (currently only available to Android beta testers).

Reportedly, the new feature will allow users to include annotations while sharing documents. Android users will be able to find a ‘comment bar’ that they can use to attach comments to any document. The comment bar will appear whenever the user tries to select a document.

This feature can be useful because documents that come with annotations are easier to search and find. Currently, the feature is only available to a select number of beta testers, and Meta is expected to bring the feature to more Android beta users.

Again, WhatsApp is also said to offer some extra features to its premium business users to provide them with easy and efficient ways to reach customers.

The current, WABetaInfo reported that the messaging platform has begun testing subscriptions for certain business users with the latest beta update on Android and iOS through the Play Store and TestFlight.

As reported by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp’s paid subscription service will be an optional feature for users. This means that Enterprise users are free to choose whether they want to pay an extra premium to use additional features.

WhatsApp Business user can activate subscription service from WhatsApp Settings. According to reports, users who were part of the beta test will witness a new section called WhatsApp Premium. Tapping the option will allow them to sign up for a plan by paying. WABetaInfo has reported that registration fees may vary from country to country.

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