WhatsApp is reported to be working on a new feature
That would provide iPhone users with a brand-new camera shortcut.
According to WABetaInfo, WhatsApp has submitted a new update via the TestFlight beta Program, bringing the version number up to 22.214.171.124.
Within WhatsApp Settings, the version is shown as 126.96.36.199, while the TestFlight build is 22.19.0.
The camera shortcut is shown in a screenshot within the navigation bar
Because the feature is still in development,
It will not be accessible to users for the time being because WhatsApp intends to deliver it in a future version.
The functionality appears to be fairly similar to the one found in the WhatsApp beta for Android.