iPhone users are in for a treat with the latest WhatsApp update. On Friday, WhatsApp released update (v2.17.2) for iPhone users which includes some visual changes to the app and also gives Siri the ability to read the latest WhatsApp messages.
WhatsApp already lets users to compose and send WhatsApp messages through Siri. Now the new update enables Siri to read out your latest messages to you hands free, which will come in handy when you’re driving, for instance.
iPhone users can now simply say “Hey Siri, read out my last messages on WhatsApp” and the voice assistant will start reading all the unread messages. Siri will even ask the user to reply to messages if need be, by dictating the message to Siri directly.
The latest version highlights four key updates – you can ask Siri to read out your latest messages; visual improvements to the Calls tab, Contact info, and Group info screens; ability to select multiple statuses at once in the My Updates screen which you can forward and delete; and support for Persian language.