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WhatsApp is the mobile messaging application of the moment, having over 1 billion monthly active users who are keeping in touch with their friends. However, since the application is so popular, the developers need to constantly update it, so that all bugs and issues are solved. Today we will talk about a new WhatsApp version that’s currently in BETA phase.

WhatsApp 2.16.69 is the latest BETA version of this application for Android devices. The new WhatsApp version comes with usual bug fixes and app improvements, which you will notice after the first minutes of use.

However, the WhatsApp 2.16.69 APK (installation) file comes with many changes. First of all, you should know that the file has been increased with 30KB, it has a few directories being removed a few files and added new ones. The APK file comes with over 240 modified files, most of them related to the functions of the application.

Unfortunately, we don’t have any news regarding the rumored Video Calling feature that’s expected to be released for this application sometime in the near future.

WhatsApp 2.16.69: How To Install On Your Android Device

You can now install the latest WhatsApp BETA version (2.16.69) directly from the Google Play Store. However, you will need to firstly become a BETA tester by heading to this page. Once you’ve become a WhatsApp BETA tester, you can open the Google Play Store, search for WhatsApp 2.16.69 and install it on your Android device.

You can also install the WhatsApp 2.16.69 BETA manually on your Android device. To do this, head to and download the APK to your handset. After that, enable the “Unknown Sources” option from your device’s Settings->Applications or Settings->Security. Finally, go to the location where you have saved the APK file and tap on it to start installing the WhatsApp 2.16.69 APK file on your Android device.