Instant messaging service WhatsApp has rolled out send voice texts by just pressing one button. The company announced the availability of this new feature while announcing that it has now hit the 300 million monthly active users. They garnered 50 million new active users in just 2 months.

In this new feature, you can record and send voice clips with one press of the mic icon. There is no time length limit for recorded messages. If you decide not to send the message then you just swipe to the left to delete the recording. The mic icon also turns blue when recipients have listened to the message. Another interesting feature is that the playback of a voice text will automatically switch from handset’s speakers to its earpiece.

According to a report, WhatsApp users now send 11 billion messages and receive 20 billion messages per day – up from 27 billion total in June. WhatsApp has began rolling out voice messaging for all of its apps, on iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia.

 

 

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