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WhatsApp Starts Beta Testing Screen Sharing Feature for Video Calls.

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WhatsApp is introducing a screen-sharing feature for Android beta participants in the latest beta version of the app. Users participating in a video call will be able to touch an icon to share their screen with other call participants. Screen sharing is a feature offered by applications such as Skype, Zoom, Google Meet, and Microsoft Teams. The feature will be rolled out to the devices of WhatsApp users operating the stable version at a later date.

On version of WhatsApp beta for Android, the screen sharing feature is denoted by an icon of an arrow atop a rectangular screen, as discovered by WhatsApp feature tracker WABetaInfo. According to screenshots provided by the feature tracker, tapping it will display the standard Android recording/casting prompt requesting permission. A message will then appear informing you that screen sharing has begun.

After selecting the Start Now icon displayed by Google to warn you of the dangers associated with screen sharing, you can share your screen with another participant. This feature can be useful in certain circumstances, such as when you need to remotely assist your family or friends with their smartphones. When the procedure concludes, you can touch the red Stop Sharing button.

Similar to other communication apps that allow you to share your screen, the contents of your screen are perpetually transmitted to other users on the call via an encrypted connection. This means that inserted passwords, visible payment information, photographs, notes, and other media will be visible (and audible) to other call participants.

Despite installing the newest app release from the Play Store beta channel, Gadgets 360 was unable to activate the screen-sharing feature. According to WABetaInfo, the feature has been handed out to some beta users and could soon be available on more smartphones. According to the feature tracker, it may not function on older versions of Android or in sizable group calls.

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Vishal kanojiya is a journalist with more than two years of experience in digital journalism. he specializes in business and technology beats. Currently, he is an Author & Cheif Editor of Techbatti

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