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The developers of WhatsApp have released a new version for this awesome application. The new WhatsApp version 2.12.262 is available for download on and it comes with some minor changes.

There are no new features added to this new WhatsApp version, but it comes with bug fixes and stability improvements. Currently, the new emojis with gay and lesbians are not working, but they will most likely get “activated” soon enough.

WhatsApp 2.12.264 BETA, WhatsApp Windows Phone,  Enhanced Notifications

The APK file of the new WhatsApp 2.12.262 has been increased by only 7KB. 25 files have been modified and some of the files are related to the Google Drive feature. So, if you decide to install the latest WhatsApp BETA version, don’t expect too many changes, because you will not find them.

WhatsApp 2.12.262: How to install it on your Android device

Before you download the WhatsApp 2.12.262 APK file on your Android device, you should make a chat history backup of the current WhatsApp application you have installed on your Android device. After that, you will need to uninstall the current WhatsApp application and download the latest WhatsApp 2.12.262 APK file from

We remind you that in order to install an APK file that you’ve downloaded from a third party source, you will need to enable the “Unknown Sources” option, that can be found in either Settings->Security or Settings->Applications. Keep in mind that the location where you will find this feature will depend from an Android OS version to another.


Once the “Unknown Sources” option is enabled, you can install the WhatsApp 2.12.262 on your Android device. After the installation of WhatsApp 2.12.262 is complete, you will be able to restore the chat history backup and start chatting with your WhatsApp friends.

Have you tested out the WhatsApp 2.12.262 on your Android device? Is it more stable than the previous WhatsApp BETA version?