WhatsApp for Android: the latest update adds support for Android Nougat notification system

android nougat notification systemAn important update has been added to WhatsApp: the app will now finally support the Android Nougat new notification system. What does it mean? It means that starting from Beta version 2.17.13 of WhatsApp, Android Nougat users will have access to the full notification system.

So, thanks to this latest upgrade, people who use smartphones running Android 7.0 or 7.1 Nougat will now be able to see all messages from a conversation, it doesn’t matter if personal or group chat, both of them. Furthermore, thanks to this latest update, when you receive a new message from the same conversation the Quick Reply option will not disappear. And that’s not all, since this new update fixes also the notification issues reported on Android Wear devices.

WhatsApp for Android: the new 2.17.6 Beta version lets users search and send GIFs from Giphy and Tenor

GIFs android beta 2 17 6This recent update of WhatsApp will certainly make Android users very happy. A new interesting feature has been added to Beta version 2.17.6, allowing WhatsApp users to search for GIFs from within the app thanks to the addition of a built-in GIF search engine. Let’s see what changes.

Before this update, Android users could only send GIFs that were already downloaded on their device. Or, as an alternative, they could use third party apps. But now, thanks to the addition of this new feature, WhatsApp users can easily search for new GIFs. It is possible to use this new feature by simply tapping the emoji button that is located to the left of the text field. After that a menu will pop up with a list of options. Now users will be able to search for a specific keyword and the results will come from GIF platforms such as Giphy and Tenor.

Whatsapp for Videocon Java Mobile

How to Install Whatsapp for Videocon Java Mobile Phones
The Whatsapp app can be easily installed on nearly any phone no matter what model of phone or version of java you have.

Take for example the Videocon V1675. This budget phone sports a 2.4 inch, 320 x 240 pixel display complete with a qwerty keypad, a card slot capable of up to 2 GB of memory, a 2 MP front camera, both Bluetooth and MP3 support, an FM radio, a 1500 mAH Li-ion battery with 4 hours of talk time, and java functionality.

Another record for WhatsApp: 63 billion messages sent globally on New Year’s Eve

new year eveThe year that has just begun seems to confirm the unstoppable success of WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned instant messaging app that in 2016 was able to reach the incredible amount of 1 billion monthly active users. And to confirm the positive trend, the company has revealed the last impressive result: during New Year’s Eve 63 billion WhatsApp messages were sent globally. Isn’t it incredible?

Obviously, this is a record for our beloved instant messaging app, considering that only in India the messages sent were 14 billion. Surprised by these numbers? Let’s see how it was possible to reach this result according to the statement released by WhatsApp itself to Venture Beat.

WhatsApp for Windows Phone: the latest update brings a new, hidden, feature

WA for WP My StatusFurther updates on the horizon for WhatsAppers who use Windows Phone devices. The new Beta version has just been released, and a new, hidden feature has been spotted. This latest 2.16.316.0 Beta version of WhatsApp for Windows Phone is available for Windows 10 Mobile and Windows Phone 8.1 users, and even though it seems a regular beta with just bug fixes and performance improvements, it contains a new hidden feature.

WhatsApp for iOS: users will soon be able to edit and revoke sent messages

WA iOS revoke optionThe year that is coming to an end has been really memorable for WhatsApp. The growing number of the users of this Facebook-owned app (which are now more than a billion all over the world) has confirmed its leadership in the field of instant messaging, and thanks to the hard work of its developers WhatsApp is noticeably improved, offering its users a wide range of services. All for free.

WhatsApp for Android: you can update your device with the latest 2.16.392 Beta version

WA Android beta 2 16 392If you use WhatsApp (and it is unlikely that you don’t, since the app has now more that 1 billion active monthly users all over the world), you are certainly aware that the service is constantly transforming, thanks to the frequent addition of new features.

And that’s not all, since the developers of WhatsApp often roll out new versions of the app containing bug fixes and performance improvements. And this is exactly the case of the new Beta version of WhatsApp for Android we are going to talk about today.