WhatsApp users can currently share a maximum size of 100 MB. But soon iPhone users may be allowed to send files up to 2GB. Because WhatsApp, which is connected to Meta, is testing the ability to send files up to 2 GB.
Sending files from WhatsApp is as interesting as messaging from WhatsApp. However, WhatsApp currently allows file sharing of up to 100 MB. Therefore, users cannot use WhatsApp to send files larger than 100 MB and resort to alternative applications or Telegram based on sending files. However, WhatsApp is preparing to prevent its users from going to other apps or competing apps to send larger files, according to recent reports.
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According to WABetaInfo, WhatsApp has started testing the iOS app's ability to send files up to 2GB. In other words, if this feature is released, iPhone users will be able to send files up to 2 GB via WhatsApp.
WhatsApp users can currently share a maximum size of 100 MB. Sending files up to 100MB once seemed pretty handy, but over the years the 100MB size has gotten smaller as people get into the habit of sending files via messaging apps.
Therefore, there was a need to increase the limit to 2 GB.
WhatsApp Started First Tests in Argentina
According to the report, WhatsApp is currently running a small test in Argentina. Also, the ability to share media files up to 2GB is reportedly available in Argentina not only for iOS but also for certain beta testers using the WhatsApp beta for Android.
Screenshots shared in the report show that WhatsApp has warned iOS users that it can “send documents up to 2GB in size”. However, it is unclear when WhatsApp will roll out this feature.