WhatsApp beta for Android will allow its users to watch shared videos while they’re being downloaded in the background. The feature is being tested on the WhatsApp for Android beta app, and can soon be expected to release to the stable channel of the app.
The new video streaming feature on WhatsApp for Android beta will use your Wi-Fi or cellular data to buffer a shared video, while it’s still in the downloading process in the background. Earlier, WhatsApp users had to wait until a video gets completely downloaded to watch it – depending upon WhatsApp auto-download setting. We tested the feature on WhatsApp for Android beta v2.16.354.