WhatsApp unveils new 'Fast Playback' feature for voice message

| | New Delhi
  • 0

WhatsApp unveils new 'Fast Playback' feature for voice message

Saturday, 05 June 2021 | IANS | New Delhi

WhatsApp unveils new 'Fast Playback' feature for voice message

To allow users to increase the playback speed of voice messages, Facebook-owned WhatsApp has rolled out a new 'Fast Playback' feature aimed at those who rely on long voice messages.

WhatsApp's Fast Playback feature lets you change playback speed between the default 1x setting, to 1.5x speed or 2x speed, without changing the pitch of someone's voice.

It is simple to use -- as you press play on a voice message you will see the playback speed appear, which is set to 1x by default. Simply touch the speed to increase the speed to 1.5x or 2x, the company said in a statement.

Then simply press play. In honor of the launch of fast playback, WhatsApp has shared a short video on social platforms -- Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, it added.

WhatsApp voice messages let you speak to friends and family whenever it suits you and lets them listen whenever it suits them, while still giving everyone a more personal connection than you get from a text message.

Users can simply open an individual or group chat, touch the microphone icon and slide up to lock hands-free recording. However, it can be hard to find the time to listen to a long voice message.

Therefore, WhatsApp is introducing Fast Playback, which speeds up the message, making it possible to reduce the time it takes to listen to your longest voice messages, the company said.

The new feature is now available for users on WhatsApp.

State Editions

Bundelkhand gets ready for ‘water’ revolution

05 August 2021 | PNS | Lucknow

‘Convert pandemic crisis into an opportunity’

05 August 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

14 more RT-PCR labs to come up

05 August 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Akhilesh’s cycle yatra today

05 August 2021 | PNS | Lucknow

Career counselling webinar held at UU

05 August 2021 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

OTT: a win-win for All

01 August 2021 | Ajayya Kumar | Agenda

Out-of-Body experience

01 August 2021 | Hingori | Agenda

Art can be healing

01 August 2021 | Aarrti Zaveri | Agenda

God’s manifestations

01 August 2021 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Conscious empowerment

01 August 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I don’t have any complaints from the industry’

01 August 2021 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer