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WhatsApp calls can now be answered directly on Android watches with this update

Smartwatch devices running Google’s version of Wear OS 3.0 will be able to answer WhatsApp calls. (Xataka Android)

voice calls via WhatsApp turned 7 years old as part of the features offered in the instant messaging application; now they are expected to be easy to use on any smart watch.

Wear OS 3.0 is the latest version of Google’s operating system for its smart watches, and the announcement of its latest update is support for WhatsApp calls.

This change can be seen in the version 2.22.19.12 of the beta, although some users report that it was being experienced in the previous version.

At the moment, the only devices that support this feature and have been updated to the new version of Google’s operating system are the galaxy-watch 4,Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, Montblanc Summit 3 and is expected to be included in the recently announced Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro.

The only devices with the new Wear OS 3.0 version are the Galaxy Watch 4, Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, Montblanc Summit 3 and it is expected to be included in the recently announced Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. (SAMSUNG)
The only devices with the new Wear OS 3.0 version are the Galaxy Watch 4, Galaxy Watch 4 Classic, Montblanc Summit 3 and it is expected to be included in the recently announced Galaxy Watch 5 and Galaxy Watch 5 Pro. (SAMSUNG)

This latest update alerts the sheincoming calls corresponding to the application with the appearance of its logo on the screen of the smart watch and differentiates them from the regular ones.

This would eliminate the need for smart watch users to answer on it and talk from the smartphone.

More updates on WhatsApp

In addition to this updatewhich involves smartwatch devices, the application WhatsApp is developing a new functionality for the desktop version that will allow users to search for themselves and send messages to the connected mobile device.

WhatsApp update for desktop version (WABetaInfo)
WhatsApp update for desktop version (WABetaInfo)

Although it was possible before, the arrival of the option to link devices had eliminated it. Now coming back, it would help those who are in the habit of texting in conversations with themselves to save relevant information.

According to WABetaInfo, this feature will make it possible for users to send messages from any device, including another mobile. Also, although the first report of this update is targeted at the desktop version, it is expected to be released for iOS and Android devices in the future as well.

login security

The possibility of connect various devices through a WhatsApp account could generate a security flaw in the accounts of the messaging application.

However, they are also testing a feature in the app that identifies unwanted logins and notifies the user’s personal device about this fact.

WhatsApp will notify users about possible unwanted access to their accounts from other devices.
WhatsApp will notify users about possible unwanted access to their accounts from other devices.

This security system would be similar to the one used by security services. email that send alert notifications in case of unauthorized access attempts that can be prevented from the personal devices of the account holder user.

In addition to this new security system, the developers of the platform Goal They are working on adding a verification system double code.

This will mean that when someone installs the app and signs up for a new deviceIn addition to the already known 6-digit code to allow access, you will have to enter a new password.

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