As we previously reported, Meta’s own instant messaging platform is presently testing a feature that allows its users to share media files of up to 2GB in size with several users in Argentina. According to a recent report, the company is further testing a new feature that is further going to assist users in finding out how long a large file is going to take to be fully sent from sender to receiver.
According to a report issued by WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is functioning on the latest feature that allows its users to know when a document is completely downloaded on their devices along with uploaded to the servers of WhatsApp.
The users of the most recent beta version of WhatsApp for iOS, Android, and Desktop will be able to view the evaluated time to reach the destination when sharing files, which is especially beneficial in case users are sending larger files that can take more time than a few seconds to reach the destination.
The users of WhatsApp beta version 126.96.36.199 on Android, version 188.8.131.52 on iOS, and version 2.2209.3 on Desktop are currently able to see this recent feature. According to reports, the latest feature is only being released to limited people for the time being. However, when it comes to the rest of the users, they are going to see the feature after a while.
The below image shows that the large file will come with some sort of text on the bottom that users can watch at the time of uploading. This text is going to show the percentage that has been uploaded along with the evaluated time left for a full upload.
Apart from that, the recent feature is set to be very useful after the company allows users to send larger files of up to 2GB size to more people.
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Nevertheless, it is important to mention here that users will have to wait for both features to roll out for the stable version of the application.