WhatsApp Will Soon Support YouTube Videos Within The App

18 July, 2017, 06:36 | Author: Oscar Goodwin
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Meanwhile, the company has finally released a bundle of new features for its iOS users.

As we all know that WhatsApp don't support in app playback for YouTube videos.

WhatsApp keep on rolling out new features on and off. The chat app now also allows iOS users to delete multiple files at once. If you want to see videos from YouTube, Users have to go outside WhatsApp by tapping the links sent to them by their friends. WhatsApp to Introduce In App YouTube Playback for Videos Soon.

The Facebook-owned chat app further brings several new updates for iOS users. It can be put into fullscreen mode by pinching on the video.

WhatsApp app will play the video in picture-in-picture window with options like pinch-to-zoom, full-screen view mode, and hide ongoing playback to read the messages in chat. This will save time of clicking the link and then directing to YouTube. This is because; these devices have significantly bigger screens, which is important for this particular feature to work well. It is available for iPhone Beta testers.

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The WhatsApp team is now testing internally a new In App Youtube Playback function which allows users to play videos of Youtube shared links within the application. It is unclear if it will make its way to Android and Windows phones, but considering that it is in testing stage right now, it can be assumed that it'll come to these platforms as well.

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