WhatsApp faces outage in India, leaving some customers unable to obtain media

WhatsApp has encountered technical issues for sure customers in India, with Downdetector reporting disruptions since final night time, which have endured right now. 

Some customers experiencing points have taken to Twitter to report that they can’t obtain movies obtained on the app. Nonetheless, the issue appears to have an effect on Android beta customers extra continuously.

In line with Downdetector, virtually half of WhatsApp customers, particularly 43 %, have encountered issues whereas utilizing the app. The vast majority of the problems, about 41 %, are believed to stem from server connection issues, whereas 16 % have reported difficulties sending messages. To this point, WhatsApp has not issued any statements in regards to the ongoing outage. It’s value noting that the app is presently testing a brand new video message characteristic, which might be the reason for the issue skilled by customers who’re a part of the beta model.

The principle downside that customers are dealing with with WhatsApp is the lack to obtain movies that they’ve obtained on the app. To deal with this difficulty, customers can attempt downloading the movies utilizing WhatsApp Internet or WhatsApp Desktop for Home windows.

WhatsApp is engaged on a brand new characteristic that may enable customers to ship voice messages sooner or later. In line with a report by WABetaInfo, customers will be capable to report and share quick movies for as much as 60 seconds with their contacts on WhatsApp.

A ‘Video message’ will present up within the chat checklist each time a person receives a video message, says the report.

It have to be famous that the brand new characteristic can be completely different from the present characteristic to share movies through WhatsApp. Foremost distinction between the 2 WhatsApp options is that with the upcoming video message characteristic, customers will be capable to report and ship movies in real-time.

“When a recipient receives a video message, they’ll instantly inform that it was recorded on the spot, making it extra private and well timed, so this additionally confirms the authenticity of the video,” the report says.

Moreover, video messages on WhatsApp can be end-to-end encrypted, which signifies that even WhatsApp can’t learn them. Additionally, video messages can’t be saved or forwarded. However customers can nonetheless report them utilizing the display screen recording characteristic, because the video isn’t despatched via the view as soon as mode.

The characteristic is presently within the works. It was noticed by WABetaInfo within the newest WhatsApp beta for iOS replace on the TestFlight.


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