When it comes to chatting apps, WhatsApp is the best one and there is no doubt about. The app’s massive user base that exceeds the one billion threshold is proof of how good WhatsApp is at making it easier for people to communicate with their friends and family members. The reason why WhatsApp is dominating all other apps which offer similar is that it receives a constant stream of updates that enhance its performances and features. In fact, a brand-new update has just arrived.
WhatsApp 2.19.80 Beta
The latest update available for WhatsApp sports the 2.19.80 beta version number and as we can clearly see, the update is targeted to beta testers. This means that the only WhatsApp users who can access the features and software tweaks that the new update introduces are the ones who have enrolled in the app’s beta program.
Furthermore, the update is available in the form of APK. Therefore, WhatsApp users who are now installing a beta update for the first time will need to enable the “Unknown Sources” option which can be found in the Settings panel of their smartphones under the Privacy tab and then to manually download and install the update themselves. After doing this once, all other beta updates will be released OTA (over the air).
Now that we presented how to download the new update for WhatsApp, let’s take a look at the patch notes released by the developers in order to see what the new 2.19.80 beta APK has to offer:
- You can once again set a text-only update in your profile and it’s called About. Tap Settings and then your profile name to edit it. Thanks for the feedback!
- Search for the perfect animated GIF right from within WhatsApp. Tap the emoji button in a chat and then tap GIF at the bottom of the emoji panel to get started.
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