WhatsApp is a well-known messaging service which is owned by Facebook. It lets you send and receive a variety of media like text, photos, videos, documents, location, and voice/video calls. With the help of this app, you can share some of your most personal moments because of its end-to-end encryption security.
It is one of the most popular social media apps which is used by more than 2 billion people in over 180 countries. WhatsApp offers simple, secure, reliable messaging and calling, available on phones all over the world.
To maintain the popularity of WhatsApp, the company continuously works to add new features and improve the presently available features. WhatsApp also runs a beta testing program for an unreleased version of WhatsApp Messenger. As a beta tester, you’ll receive an update that includes a testing version of WhatsApp Messenger.
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- Latest WhatsApp Android Beta version – 18.104.22.168 [via APKMirror]
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Take a look at the features of WhatsApp
TEXTS – Simple, Reliable Messaging
WhatsApp uses your phone’s Internet connection to send messages so you can avoid SMS fees.
GROUP CHAT – Groups to keep in touch
With group chats, you can share messages, photos, and videos with up to 256 people at once. You can also name your group, mute or customize notifications, and more.
WHATSAPP VOICE AND VIDEO CALLS – Speak Freely
With voice calls, you can talk to your friends and family for free, even if they’re in another country. And with free video calls, you can have face-to-face conversations when voice or text just isn’t enough.
WHATSAPP ON WEB AND DESKTOP – Keep the Conversation Going
With WhatsApp on the web and desktop, you can seamlessly sync all of your chats to your computer so that you can chat on whatever device is most convenient for you.
PHOTOS AND VIDEOS – Share Moments that Matter
Send photos and videos on WhatsApp instantly. You can even capture the moments that matter to you most with a built-in camera. With WhatsApp, photos and videos send quickly even if you’re on a slow connection.
END-TO-END ENCRYPTION – Security by Default
When end-to-end encrypted, your messages and calls are secured so only you and the person you’re communicating with can read or listen to them, and nobody in between, not even WhatsApp.
DOCUMENTS – Document Sharing Made Easy
Send PDFs, documents, spreadsheets, slideshows, and more, without the hassle of email or file-sharing apps. You can send documents up to 100 MB, so it’s easy to get what you need over to who you want.
VOICE MESSAGES – Say What’s On Your Mind
Sometimes, your voice says it all. With just one tap you can record a Voice Message, perfect for a quick hello or a longer story.
Latest WhatsApp Android Beta introduces new shortcut for stickers forwarding!
On June 23, Whatsapp introduced a new way to forward official stickers packs to your contact and groups. In the recent development, WhatsApp has released another beta update for Android users with version number 22.214.171.124. This new update brings a shortcut to quickly forward a sticker in Whatsapp.
Here a question arises that why WhatsApp is introducing this shortcut? Why was it needed? As WhatsApp already allows users to forward messages and sticker to any contact and group. But, the problem with this is that when you forward a sticker, the first thing you have to do is save the stickers. Otherwise, you cannot forward it.
But now with (via- WABetaInfo) this new feature, you can send stickers to any contact without saving them. Also, a good thing is that you will not see the option of a ‘Forward the sticker’ message.
To be noted, this feature is currently available for beta testers and those who install the latest WhatsApp for Android. It will soon release to the public through a stable update.
Aside from this, WhatsApp is always updating something new in the chat section or especially for Stickers. In the previous beta update, it is described that WhatsApp is planning to release a message reaction feature in the application.[Read more]
WhatsApp Pay gets NCPI approval for expansion to 40 million Indian users
WhatsApp has received regulative approval from the National Payments Corporation of India (NCPI) to double the number of users offering its payment services in India. This comes as a Facebook-owned company requests that there should be no limit on the number of users it can work with.
Starting using WhatsApp to send and receive money is very easy. It can be used to send and receive money between two bank accounts in a fast and secure manner and with this expansion, the company will now be able to serve its 40 million customers, as reported by Reuters.
Not everyone has access to WhatsApp Pay yet and when the service was first launched, only 20 million of its 400 million users in India had this feature. That number has expanded from the 10 million user pilot launched earlier last year.
India has imposed a 30% cap on the total volume of UPI transactions processed by third-party app providers, with the aim of preventing large tech companies such as Google and Flipkart from dominating the market.
- WhatsApp will soon let users to react messages
- New WhatsApp Messenger (Android) Stable/Beta released
WhatsApp’s massive 500-million-person user base will allow the app to suppress competition with its already stronghold in the instant messaging market if WhatsApp Pay is made available to all of its users.
WhatsApp will soon let users to react messages
A few months back, we heard that WhatsApp is working on a new feature called message reaction, which allows users to express their feelings through a specific message. Currently, we have seen this new feature on Instagram, Twitter, iMessage, and more.
But now, according to WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is planning to soon release a message reactions feature in the application. In the future, this feature will allow you to react to messages like Instagram. Whether it is a group chat or a personal chat, you can respond to the message, everyone can see who replied to the message, just check the response information.
WhatsApp Message Reactions feature
In the screenshot, it looks like all reactions are placed in the first tab named “All”, then WhatsApp groups that respond to messages with specific emojis, and a separate tab in the middle. Although, users will be able to use any of the 6 emojis to react to specific messages.
Earlier, this feature was discovered during the development of the beta version of WhatsApp for iOS. And now, the company starts its development for Android users. Currently, we don’t have any information about the release date of this feature.
Aside from this, WhatsApp is also developing multiple features through the Google Play Beta program. In the previous beta update, WhatsApp switched the Migrate Media and Edit Media shortcut options as well as released the playback speed feature for audio messages. [Read More]
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