We're always keeping an eye out for the latest WhatsApp news and features. Find out all the current WhatsApp update news below, or hit one of the quick-links to learn about other recent WhatsApp additions. The most recent news is that WhatsApp has added new GIF features
Some Latest Features from Whatsapp:
- How do I update my WhatsApp?
- Rich text and reply from notification shade
- End-to-end encryption
- Settings menu makeover
- Link copying, document sharing and granular chat clearing options
- End of subscription fee
- New emoji
- Starred messages
- Rich URL previews
- Mark messages as read or unread
Convert your best videos into GIF's, and share them with ur friends and search for them on "Giphy network"Convert videos into GIFs and share: Tap on the Attachment icon from the right side,record a video then click OK.When the video trimming page pops up, tap the camcorder icon on the upper right and it will switch to a GIF icon. Then you can send your up to six second long video as a GIF.
Share GIFs from Giphy or Tenor: we can send recorded GIF's as a sharable content .
New extended media sharing limit: The media sharing limit has been extended from 10 to 30, so we can now share up to 30 photos or videos at once.
To get these features, update your app to the 2.17.6 beta through the Google Play Store, or by searching for the APK online.
Firstly, all users can now use and view bold, italic and strikethrough text. You can use these with the following special characters: *bold*, _italics_ and ~strikethrough~.
Some data does, however, remain unencrypted. The date and time stamp of messages, as well as phone numbers, may still be gathered.
WhatsApp beta tests text formatting's include "bold" and "italics" & "strikeout's"@March 11, 2016: The latest beta version of WhatsApp has introduced bold and italics to the text formatting options. By using asterisks on either side of a word or phrase you can bold it and underscores can be used to add italics.
WhatsApp finalizes update with new emoji, Google Drive backups and more@February 17, 2016: Although almost of all of these features have been seen at some time or another on a huge number of devices, it seems WhatsApp has now finalized the addition of over 100 new emoji (as detailed below), Google Drive chat log backups (as also detailed below), Marshmallow permissions (notably, that WhatsApp will now ask when it wants to use your microphone, rather than having permission to use it at all times), and support for Kazakh, Tagalog, Uzbek, Marathi and Malayalam languages.
The version number for this update is 2.12.453.
blog, that it is starting to remove fees from all versions of the app and will no longer be charging any money for use of the service. The change may take a few weeks to come into effect for some users, and if you are charged in the meantime, there is nothing for it but to pay.
Take advantage of these new modes of expression by waiting patiently for the update to automatically arrive via the Google Play Store, or download it directly from APKMirror or WhatsApp.
WhatsApp webpage or APK Mirror.
The 'clear chat' option in any chat window now has an expanded set of options. Instead of just clearing the entire chat, you can now choose to delete all messages, messages older than 30 days, or messages older than six months.
If you want to update WhatsApp manually, you can download the latest version of WhatsApp by visiting the WhatsApp update download page, or we can download the WhatsApp update APK through APK Mirror, where the latest version is always uploaded (including beta builds).
Have you got the latest version of WhatsApp? What do you think of it?