WhatsApp to finally offer variable playback speed


11, 2021

Several years after Telegram and other messaging apps, WhatsApp will reportedly also offer the ability to play voice messages back faster than real-time.

The feature is in early development and was uncovered by WhatsAppBetaInfo, who regularly reverse engineer beta versions of the app.

So far no UI for the feature is visible yet, but this is what Telegram’s version looks like below:

The feature is long-awaited on WhatsApp, but will still likely take several months to percolate from the beta app to mainstream users.

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