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The developers of WhatsApp have released a new BETA version of this popular application. The new WhatsApp 2.12.522 comes with a “document browser”, which allows the users to look for more documents when they want to share them via the WhatsApp application.



The new WhatsApp 2.12.522 comes with many internal changes. First of all, the WhatsApp 2.12.522 (APK) file has been decreased by 187 KB, and has 2 new files and 388 modified ones. The new added files are “ic_browse_documents.png” and “document_picker_header.xml”, which are “responsible” for the new browser files of documents. However, as you can see, there is a big size difference between the previous WhatsApp BETA version and this because the developers have deleted 137 icons and 13 files, so, there are in total 150 deleted files. Some of these files were already present in other directories, which makes us think that we will see more small changes in future updates.

How To Download The WhatsApp 2.12.522 BETA On Your Android Device

Keep in mind that the WhatsApp 2.12.522 is currently in BETA phase. Until now you were not able to download WhatsApp BETA versions from the official Android store.

However, from now on, you will just need to join the Google Play Store BETA program and you will be able to download and install the latest WhatsApp BETA version directly from the store.

You can also use the old “fashion” way, by downloading the APK (installation) file from the internet and manually install it on your Android device. To do this, you will need to firstly enable the “Unknown Sources” option from your device’s Settings->Applications or Settings->Security.

Once the “Unknown Sources” option is enabled, open the browser, head to whatsapp.com/android and download the WhatsApp 2.12.522 APK file to your Android device. Finally, use a file manager application to get to the location where you’ve saved the installation file and tap on it to start installing the latest WhatsApp BETA version on your Android device.

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