WhatsApp has tested a new feature that allows users to play and watch videos through the notification bar without opening the application. Users who have been able to access this feature have been on an IOS operating system with their devices. For Android users, the date this new feature can be used is not yet known.
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This feature would follow the ability to display both images and GIFs for notifications taken in September by application 2.18.90 as App Store, and only works on iPhones that have iOS 10 or more.