WhatsApp Web 2.2019.6: what’s new?

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WhatsApp has just released a new version for the web client, bringing the version up to 2.2019.6.
What does the update contain? Continue to read the article to discover all the details of the update!


  • The Messenger Rooms Shortcuts feature is not available yet.
  • WhatsApp is working on the feature in this update and they will continue the development in order to ensure the best bug-free experience for you.
  • Seen that it’s a feature under development, it’s not available yet in your WhatsApp Web and Desktop update.

What is Messenger Rooms? Messenger Rooms is a place where you can start video calls on a private space, sharing an invite link. People that don’t use Facebook can also join the video call.

Facebook has also announced that they were going to implement some shortcuts in WhatsApp, and they started to implement them in the 2.20.139 Android beta update, currently under development.
Those shortcuts will be also implemented in the iOS app, but today we want to announce those shortcuts in WhatsApp Web!
WhatsApp is working to add Messenger Rooms Shortcuts in the 2.2019.6 Web update. Those shortcuts aren’t rolled out yet for everyone, but we can show you how they are!
The main shorcuts will be visible in the actions list in the chat:

If the user selects the Messenger Rooms Shortcut, WhatsApp will show an introduction of the feature:


Another shortcut is available in the main menu:

If the user decides to create a room, WhatsApp will ask if he wants to be redirected to Messenger:

The feature is not available yet because it’s under development. There isn’t a known release date and it will be available in future for iOS, Android and, obviously, WhatsApp Web.


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