Android users have an updated version of WhatsApp ready for download. With this latest beta we are now at version 2.16.102, with build number 451186. This new APK file works with all Android devices and weighs 28.31 MB. What changes with this new APK of WhatsApp for Android?
Unfortunately, as it often happens, this latest beta version of WhatsApp for Android doesn’t add any new features, but the good news it that it comes with bug fixes and further stability improvements, so it is still advisable to install it on your Android device. If you are a little bit disappointed because you were eagerly waiting for some new features, just think about all the new options that have recently been added.
Thanks to the hard work (remember that WhatsApp is a a platform that runs not only on Android devices, but on iPhones, Windows Phone, iOS and BlackBerry devices as well) of the developers of WhatsApp you are now allowed to: send a formatted text (with bold, italic and strikethrough); reply to new messages straight from notifications; select a photo or a video from your camera roll simply tapping the quick camera button in a chat, and much more. Not to mention the forthcoming addition of the Video Calling feature.
Anyway, if you decide to download this latest 2.16.102 Beta version of WhatsApp for Android devices you can find it or on the Google Play Store (if you are a beta tester), or you can download this new APK directly from this source link. If you are a new user of WhatsApp and have never updated before the app on your device, you will find that the procedure is quite straightforward. Furthermore, you don’t even need to uninstall the previous version. You just have to remember to enable the Unknown Source option (you can find it under Settings > Security) and follow the onscreen instructions.