WhatsApp developers not only work on bringing new features but also on fixing all bugs in the preceding versions.
In fact, the app may end up receiving at least two APK versions in a week. The app developers have currently released two updates;WhatsApp 2.12.342 for Android and WhatsApp 2.13.16 for Nokia Asha or any other smartphone running on Symbian S40 like Nokia C3.
The version for Nokia Asha does not come with any added feature. There are only bug fixes and performance enhancements. The developers have increased the new WhatsApp 2.13.16 JAR file with only 2KB and an added 600 revised files. The update can be downloaded and installed on the specified devices.
Similarly, Android version is still unstable. Just like the former (for Nokia Asha) the new update does not entail any extra feature. However, the users should be happy with the astounding progress on the performance with the bugs on the previous version fixed.
Minor functionality difficulties are expected as the version is only in its preliminary stages. Beta versions are necessary for the company before releasing the stable version. The users’ feedbacks on where to repair and improve the app are important and make part of the tests done with beta versions.
The developers did not confirm the rumors that they have been working on Voice Calling feature on WhatsApp app for Symbian S40 devices. This new version does not include the much-looked-for feature so users will have to wait longer. The feature is currently available on devices running on Blackberry 10, Windows Phone, iOS and Android. Conversely, the app management did not confirm the stages their developers have so far reached with Video Calling feature for Android.
How to download and install WhatsApp 2.13.16 for Nokia Asha
The latest WhatsApp version can be downloaded from WhatsApp.com/s40. Download WhatsApp 2.13.16 JAR file and install. After that use your mobile number to complete the verification process. It’s that simple!Now you can log into your WhatsApp account and start chatting with friends.
How to download and install latest WhatsApp 2.12.342 APK
The new update is still in beta, therefore, unavailable via Play Store. The absence of the app in Play Store confirms it as a third party app. Still, you can download the restructured app with some tweaks.
Download the app from a third party site, APK Mirror and before you start installation process be keen to follow the below procedure lest installation will be blocked.
Visit security settings on your phone and enable ‘Unknown sources’ again remember to uncheck the same after installation. Likewise, recall uninstalling the existing WhatsApp before installing the new one.
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