WhatsApp Seen Adding a QR Code Shortcut for Easy Scanning, Sharing of QR Codes


WhatsApp for Android has been spotted including a devoted "QR Code shortcut". The new improvement is allegedly a piece of a WhatsApp beta release for Android. In May, WhatsApp was accounted for to incorporate a QR code button that will empower clients to include their contacts utilizing QR codes. The component was first observed back in November a year ago and is yet to be made accessible, notwithstanding for the beta analyzers. Different apps, including LinkedIn and Instagram, officially offer a comparable QR code-based experience. It stays indistinct when precisely WhatsApp will authoritatively add the element to the steady version of its chat apps.

As per a tweet posted by WhatsApp beta tracker WABetaInfo, WhatsApp beta for Android version 2.19.189 has incorporated the references for a QR Code shortcut. A screen capture purportedly demonstrating a QR Code shortcut has additionally been given.

The screen capture proposes that WhatsApp clients would most likely scan and share QR codes by tapping the committed shortcut. It is said that the component will be empowered later on, however it isn't obvious on the most recent WhatsApp beta release.

Spotted testing a 'Share Contact Info by means of QR' highlight to offer the capacity to share your contact data through a QR code back in November a year ago. The QR code button to give clients a chance to share their profiles and include contacts utilizing QR codes was likewise supposed in May. The button was said to be a piece of the WhatsApp beta for Android version 2.19.151. It hasn't yet noticeable to the public, however.

The WhatsApp beta version 2.19.151 was additionally spotted being able to give clients a chance to share their Status as a Facebook Story. It would empower WhatsApp clients to share their notices on Facebook.