Update adds new features to Android version of WhatsApp
posted by Alan F. / May 06, 2016, 6:12 PM
Other new capabilities include an improved method that enables you to quickly start, mute and delete multiple chats. Each chat can now be easily identified by the solid color that you assign to it, and a new Quick Camera button pops up in chats, allowing you to choose a picture or video from your camera roll.
The update should be available from the Google Play Store by now. You can check it out by opening the Play Store app, tapping on the hamburger menu on the left, and clicking on My apps. Scroll down to WhatsApp to see if the latest version has been bestowed upon you. And if you don't yet have the app on your phone, you can download and install it now, assuming that your device is running on Android 2.1 or higher.
source: WhatsApp (Android|iOS|Windows) via SlashGear
Posts: 317; Member since: Feb 09, 2015
Apple had this ages ago in Whatsapp. Android always trying to catch up wow. But what else do I expect? Apple is king and will always be king.
posted on May 06, 2016, 6:49 PM 1
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I don't know why you think whatsapp's update policy makes apple king. It's their decision and has nothing to do with the platforms. Regarding the king part. In light of recent events, You might wanna say 'a king(if that is what you think apple is) about to be dethroned'.
posted on May 06, 2016, 10:19 PM 8
Posts: 241; Member since: Feb 09, 2016
WhatsApp has been steadily adding more and more features over the past year and that is not slowing down. According to another latest news WhatsApp Is Working On Voicemail too http://goo.gl/ESISn8 whatsapp dont stop here Zip and Vcf Sharing, Group invites with links and NFC tags, Video calling are also expected in near feature.
posted on May 07, 2016, 1:42 AM 1
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What a silly comment. Since when does an OS developer have anything to do with the development of a third party app unless it duplicates something that the OS already has--like what Apple does to its competitors.
posted on May 07, 2016, 7:36 AM 2
Posts: 92; Member since: Mar 02, 2015
Zzzzz Android's WhatsApp did had WhatsApp call, WhatsApp Web support or the middle finger emoji first? So was Android king? How did the decisions of WhatsApp has anything to relate to Apple or Google?
posted on May 07, 2016, 11:22 AM 2
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I really don't get what apple users/enthusiast do in phone news site such as P.A... There are barely any news about apple, and the ones regarding apple sometimes are about things that don't matter to the user. In the other hand, there are tons of news for android users. p.d. I don't hate apple, I do love android.
posted on May 12, 2016, 2:47 PM 1
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These have been on the beta version for several days, good to have them on the stable release
posted on May 06, 2016, 6:51 PM 7
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PHONEARENA - Correct this to _this_ = Italics ~way~ = Strikethrough Silly mistakes show editorial standards. Only a spellcheck doesn't help in 2016.
posted on May 06, 2016, 7:21 PM 11
Nobody can b perfect.. lets appreciate them for bringin the news to our knowledge as soon as they could :) anyways we got d news isn't... ;)
posted on May 07, 2016, 5:19 AM 0
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