WhatsApp is reportedly testing a new feature named Flash Calls in WhatsApp Messenger 184.108.40.206 Beta update, which will allow users to get their phone numbers verified in a faster and easier way.
First spotted by WaBetaInfo, the feature will enable users to log into WhatsApp without having to wait for the verification message.
Instead, WhatsApp will give you a quick call to verify that the last number in your device’s log matches the number which gives you the 6-digit code. The call will be automatically ended so you won’t have to answer it.
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While the feature will be optional, it will require you to give permission so that WhatsApp can automatically call you.
While we don’t know when the feature will arrive, we know that it won’t be arriving to iOS users as Apple doesn’t let apps access call history.
A few days ago, Mark Zuckerberg confirmed that the app will soon offer multi-device support for up to 4 devices.