WhatsApp Camera Shortcut Now Open with Android Beta Update

WhatsApp Old Camera Shortcut

With the latest update of WhatsApp Camera Shortcut, the messaging app has also brought along multiple changes in the WhatsApp beta for Android.

Instant messaging app WhatsApp keeps on offering new features every day to give better chat experience to its users. Recently, the company had added the Messenger Rooms shortcut to WhatsApp through a new update, and instead, the company had to remove the shortcut of the camera icon from WhatsApp. Due to the removal of the camera shortcut, users were missing it a lot. But now there is good news for the users that the camera shortcut is back.

WhatsApp Camera Shortcut

As per the latest report available in an online publisher, the Camera shortcut which went missing in the previous update is back in the latest Android beta update. With the beta update, WhatsApp is restoring the old Camera shortcut in the chat share sheet. Some previous updates showed the Messenger Rooms shortcut in the chat share sheet and it also led to the removal of the Camera icon. This left some of the best users baffled as they wondered why the Camera icon was gone. The report claims that the camera icon has been enabled by default and people who have not received the camera icon yet should wait until Google rolls it out.

Group calling made easy in WhatsApp

Group video calling has become very easy with the Messenger Rooms shortcut add to WhatsApp. With this help, users can do a group calling with 50 people at a time. Make it clear that this feature is available only on the web version, users cannot use it on mobile. Also, users will need Facebook Messenger to use it, because WhatsApp only has a shortcut for Messenger Rooms, and clicking on it opens the Messenger app. However, in WhatsApp, only 8 people can participate in a group calling together.

Whatsapp will be able to be used in four devices simultaneously

In a report surfaced recently on Whatsapp, it was informed that the company is going to bring a new update soon. With the help of this update, users will be able to use Whatsapp in four devices at the same time. Currently, Whatsapp can be used simultaneously on mobile and web versions.

Another bug that was reported in the latest Android beta version of WhatsApp was the inability to see who has read/received your messages in groups. Reporting the issue on Twitter, WAbetainfo wrote, “Some users might experience an issue where it’s not possible to see who has read/received your messages in groups, on the latest WhatsApp beta for Android Basically the activity “Message Info” might be empty for some users.”

WhatsApp Camera Shortcut

“The issue previously mentioned happens in broadcast lists and status updates as well, for some users on, “ the report read. For non-beta users, you can see who has read and received your message in a group as there is no option to disable the blue tick there. You can see whether a person has read or received your message in a group even if the person concerned has disabled blue ticks. However, with the latest beta update, this feature doesn’t seem possible.

Lingraj Sahu
Lingraj is one of the youngest members of PhoneTalk, and a recent tech geek convert. When he's not churning out articles, you’ll find him watching sports, exploring new places, and listening to music.