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WhatsApp is currently one of the most used mobile messaging applications out there. It has over 1 billion monthly active users and the number is growing with each passing day. Today we will talk about the latest WhatsApp BETA version that has been released for Android smartphones.

WhatsApp 2.16.178 is the latest BETA version for Android devices, and it comes with a new font called FixedSys (text will look “expanded” after adding “` before and after it). The developers have also fixed some of the bugs and issues that they’ve found on the previous version of the application. There are also rumors which say that the Video Calling feature is about to be released sometime in the near future, but the developers haven’t said a thing about it yet.

According to reports, once the Video Calling feature will be brought to the WhatsApp application, there will be even more people who will want to install this application on their smartphones.

WhatsApp 2.16.178: How To Install On Your Android Device

The WhatsApp 2.16.178 can now be downloaded and installed on your Android device directly from the Google Play Store. However, you will need to become a WhatsApp BETA tester first by going to this page and tap on the “BECOME A TESTER” button. After that, you will have to open the Google Play Store, search for WhatsApp 2.16.178 and install it on your smartphone.

You can also manually install the WhatsApp 2.16.178 on your Android smartphone. To do this, you will firstly have to download the APK (installation) file from When the download is complete, you will have to enable the “Unknown Sources” option that’s found in your device’s Settings->Security, as this feature will allow you to install APK files that have been downloaded from a third party source. Finally, go to the location where you have saved the APK file and tap on it to start installing the latest WhatsApp version on your Android device.