WhatsApp has a useful feature for iPhone that thousands of Android users wish they had | Present
If you think that the Android and iOS versions of WhatsApp are exactly the same, you are in a big mistake, as iPhone users have some extra features that for some reason have not been added for others. Here you can meet one of them.
As detailed by Apperlas, a portal specialized in technology, WhatsApp developers added a text scanner that can only be used by Apple users. Using this feature is quite simple and does not require you to install any unknown apps on your iPhone.
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According to the publication, it is only necessary to update WhatsApp from the App Store and you can start using the text scanner. To do this you will have to press for a few seconds the bar where you write the messages, and you will see that a pop-up menu appears with this option.
By pressing it, WhatsApp will open your camera and you can scan any text you have, it can be a book, a newspaper, a magazine, even the notes of a notebook. Once you’re done, this will appear in your message bar, ready to be sent, and you can even edit it.
In this way, WhatsApp users on iPhone do not have the need to write long messages, they can use this option that will write them for them. At the moment, it is unknown if this feature will be implemented on phones running the Android operating system.
It should be noted that it is not the only exclusive option that WhatsApp has for iOS. It also has one to blur certain parts of a photo before sending it to your contacts.