New WhatsApp feature boosts video-watching for users

WhatsApp 'obsolete' error: Xiaomi acknowledges and asks users to download the updated one

WhatsApp 'obsolete' error: Xiaomi acknowledges and asks users to download the updated one

The feature was initially announced previous year in November, which is now available with the latest update v2.18.11 on Apple App Store. Even without the update, some Android users can use WhatsApp and YouTube simultaneously with the help of split-screen functionality.

Now, Xiaomi has finally come out in the open and has acknowledged the problem in an official statement issued to Techook. Users have claimed that they are getting an error message saying "This version of WhatsApp became Obsolete". When opening the app, it read “This version became obsolete. So, the Xiaomi users can now continue to use their WhatsApp app on the smartphones without any issues.

Xiaomi also encourages users to download the latest version of the app from its Mi App store. So, the blame falls on the Mi App store of Xiaomi as the engineers at the company had uploaded the beta version of the APK file on the app store.

Last weekend Xiaomi users complained about a problem with WhatsApp.

Turkey's threatens attack 'at any moment' on Kurdish-held Afrin in Syria
The ministry condemned this "wrongful approach" and said Turkey was determined and capable to eliminate all sorts of threats. Syria's government decried the "blatant attack" on its sovereignty, and Russian Federation warned it could lead to partition.

"Fortunately, WhatsApp has worked to allow videos not to be stopped when the user changes the chat", WABetaInfo said.

Xiaomi spokesperson told Techook: "A few Xiaomi users reported an issue with WhatsApp on their smartphones". After a thorough investigation, we learned that a beta version of WhatsApp was pushed out on our Mi App Store a few days ago, which some users updated to.

WhatsApp had at the time said in a statement, "On background, this is an issue that's being fixed. We apologise for any inconvenience faced by our Mi Fans, and promise to be more vigilant going forward".

The new feature was expected for some time now since it was revealed in various Beta updates.

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