WhatsApp for iOS will be able to send photos and
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WhatsApp for iOS will be able to send photos and videos without compression

WhatsApp has introduced a new feature for iOS users that allows them to share photos and videos in original quality. According to WABetaInfo, the official changes associated with WhatsApp update 23.24.73 for iOS indicate that users can now send media files in original quality. This innovation has become an alternative to the standard method of transferring compressed media files in the popular messenger.

    Image source: MIH83 / Pixabay

Image source: MIH83 / Pixabay

The feature was tested with a small group of users last month, but is now available to all iOS users. The update description shows that the innovation will be distributed in the coming weeks.

Once the feature is available, you can use it by clicking the “+” in chat, selecting “Document,” then “Select Photo or Video.” After sending, recipients can view photos and videos by tapping the file in WhatsApp. Keep in mind that there is a 2GB limit for files sent using the new feature.

    Images and videos sent as documents do not appear as previews in chat (Image source: The Verge)

Images and videos sent as documents do not appear as previews in chat (Image source: The Verge)

A similar function has also been tested for Android users since September this year. This suggests that a similar update will soon arrive on Android devices.

In order to send photos and videos in full resolution, WhatsApp users have previously resorted to workarounds such as changing the file extension to PDF or DOC. The innovation simplifies this process and provides an easier and more convenient way to share high-quality media files.

The said WhatsApp update is an important step towards improving the user experience. In the digital age, the quality of images and videos is of great importance. Now users can share their experiences with maximum realism, allowing a deeper perception of the captured moments.

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Robbie Elmers

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