Users have taken to Samsung’s community forums and Reddit to report the bizarre happening. We were able to recreate the problem on one of our in-house Galaxy S21 Ultra units. However, when we tried sending a video from another Galaxy S21 Ultra, it went through fine, indicating that the problem is restricted to a handful of units.
Further complicating the situation is the fact that it isn’t just Samsung users that are at the receiving end. Some Pixel 6 and OnePlus users have also complained about it, indicating that it could be an issue with Android 12 in general. We may have to wait for more users to come forward with their woes before WhatsApp considers it to be a problem and issues a fix.
Until that happens, we’d recommend that you send the video as a document, as that is the only reliable way to retain its integrity. Furthermore, WhatsApp on Android 12 seems to be compressing videos a lot more aggressively. That could probably be the reason why the green lines appear, but we won’t know until WhatsApp investigates the matter further.
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