New Delhi: WhatsApp for iOS has received a new update that brings in some new features like ‘pinch to zoom' on videos, and sharing pictures and videos from third-party apps among others. Also the latest beta version of WhatsApp for Android has been spotted online, which will offer a new document sharing feature.
The latest WhatsApp for iOS has been updated to version 2.12.14, which is a 72.5MB download and will need iOS 6.0 and above. The update is available in the App Store from where you can download the latest version. The highlight of the update is the ability to share photos and videos with friends from third-party apps such as Microsoft One Drive, Dropbox, Google Drive and so on. The update has also introduced an improved design for browsing photos and videos. Also Whataap now offers the ability to zoom into video while they are playing, and brings the option to choose from solid colours as the background.
WhatsApp for Android is also in line update with a new sharing feature. WhatsApp beta version 2.12.493 is available for the company's beta testers, which users share documents with their friends. This system requires a user to sign in to Google Play using their Google account. From there, you'll want to visit the WhatsApp testing portal and be the member of the testing team. Once you are updated, clicking on the attachment button will show options like Document, Camera, Gallery, Audio, Location and Contact.
WhatsApp in a report revealed that it has 1 billion monthly active users, just seven years after the app was launched. Numbers also tell that over 250 million videos are shared each day on WhatsApp, and there are over 1 billion groups.
Recently, WhatsApp it will be withdrawing support for BlackBerry devices (BB10 included), Symbian 40, Symbian 60, Android 2.1 and 2.2 devices and Windows Phone 7.1 from the starting of 2017.