WhatsApp will soon be releasing a new feature called group call shortcut. According to wabetainfo.com WhatsApp has recently submitted a new update via Google Play Beta Program and updating its version to the latest 2.18.363 version. Now WhatsApp is rolling out the new group call shortcut on Android beta 2.18.370.
The group call shortcut feature is only available for regular users and will be rolled out soon in the following days.
Currently, WhatsApp is working on the group call shortcut feature and will be adding improvements in the next updates. As it is still in the development stage it will further tested and improved before it is available for everyone.
So sit back and relax no need to worry in case you download the latest version and fail to see this option. It will be seen once its fully functional and release for everyone after it clears the development stage.
This feature will be added to the 18.104.22.168 IOS beta update. Now WhatsApp is rolling out the new group call shortcut on Android beta 2.18.370. Surely WhatsApp promises to bring great improvements in the near future.
The feature will work identically on both platforms ie iOS and Android. The latest group call shortcut feature will allow you to start a new group call directly by tapping the new Group Call button as shown below. When you Tap that button, WhatsApp presents a sheet with a list of all group participants (except people that are not in your contacts list):