Messenger Rooms Shortcut Now Rolling out to WhatsApp on Android
Just a few days ago, Facebook rolled out messenger rooms globally, and now it is being integrated into WhatsApp messenger.
WhatsApp messenger rooms shortcut is the fastest way to connect by placing a video call to up to 50 participants.
According to a report by WABetaInfo, Facebook has integrated Messenger Rooms into WhatsApp for Android with the 2.20.163 beta update. The update brings a new “Room” option to the share menu inside the chat, which directs you to Messenger to create a room to have a group video call with up to 50 people.
The shortcut to creating a Messenger Room is also available in other parts of WhatsApp, like the Calls tab.
The feature is gradually rolling out to few countries; to check if it is available for you, check out the chat sheet: if it contains the Rooms icon, the feature is correctly enabled for your WhatsApp account.
If you are using WhatsApp beta, you can update your app to see if the feature is enabled, and if you are yet to enroll as a WhatsApp beta tester, you can enrol here.