The developers of WhatsApp have released a new BETA version of this awesome application for the Android devices. Unfortunately, the new WhatsApp BETA doesn’t come with new features, but instead, it fixes some of the bugs and it makes the application more stable than before.

We also remind you that there are some rumors which say that the application will receive soon a Video Calling feature and it seems that the Android smartphones will be the first ones that will receive it. However, the developers haven’t confirmed any these rumors yet, so we should take them with a bit of salt.

Unfortunately, we have some bad news for the owners of the smartphones that run on BlackBerry, BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40, Nokia S60, Windows 7.1, Android 2.1 and Android 2.2 OS. The developers of WhatsApp have announced that by the end of 2016 they will stop supporting these operating systems, which means that soon they will stop releasing new versions of the WhatsApp application for . . .

. . . the mentioned software.

WhatsApp 2.12.505: How To Install On Your Android Device

The WhatsApp 2.12.505 is currently in BETA phase, which means that if you want to test it out, you will need to manually install it on your Android device. We remind you that the WhatsApp BETA is now available on the Google Play Store, but you will need to join the WhatsApp BETA program.

However, if you don’t want to join the WhatsApp BETA program on the Google Play Store, you can always download the APK file and install it on your Android device. To do this, head to whatsapp.com/android and download the WhatsApp 2.12.505 APK file to your Android device. After that, enable the “Unknown Sources” option from your device’s Settings->Security.

Once you have the “Unknown Sources” option enabled, use a file manager application to get to the location where you’ve saved the WhatsApp 2.12.505 APK file and tap on it to start installing the latest WhatsApp BETA version on your Android device!