The WhatsApp 2.16.183 has just been released for Android devices and it comes with some new features. First of all, the new version brings a new security feature, two-factor authentication, but it is NOT yet activated. In other words, you can’t use it yet, but the developers will enable it sometime in the near future.
The WhatsApp 2.16.183 APK file has been increased by 178KB and it has over 1319 modified files. The number of modified files is quite big, as the APK file comes with 3700 files. As we’ve told you above, a new feature has been added to the application, which is the new two-factor authentication security feature. Four new files related to this feature have been added and they are: fragment_two_factor_auth_email.xml, activity_two_factor.xml, settings_two_factor_auth.xml and fragment_two_factor_auth_code.xml.
For some reason, the developers didn’t confirm yet the upcoming Video Calling feature. Now there are many users who are asking if this feature will ever come to the WhatsApp application. However, let’s not forget that there are already some mobile messaging applications out there that have this feature. The developers of WhatsApp are somehow forced to bring this feature to the application or else, some of the users will ditch WhatsApp application for another application that allows them to make Video Calls.
WhatsApp 2.16.183: How To Download On Your Android Device
The WhatsApp 2.16.183 is currently in BETA phase, but it is good to know that you can now install it directly from the Google Play Store. To do this, you will have to head to this page and tap on the “BECOME A TESTER” button. Once you become a WhatsApp BETA tester, you will have to open the Google Play Store, search for WhatsApp 2.16.183 and install it on your Android device.
Keep in mind that you can always stop being a WhatsApp BETA tester by heading to the page we’ve told you above and tap on the “Leave the program” button.
HINT: Since the WhatsApp 2.16.183 is currently in BETA phase, you might find errors, bugs and glitches in the application.
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