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WhatsApp is one of the most used mobile messaging applications on smartphones and today we will talk about a new BETA version that has been released for Android. First of all, you should know that the latest WhatsApp BETA version for Android smartphones is 2.16.260 and it can be downloaded and installed on your device, but we will explain you how you can do that later in this article.

The WhatsApp BETA 2.16.260 for Android smartphones allows you to draw and add effects to the images that you share on the application. When it comes to the WhatsApp BETA 2.16.260 APK (installation) file, we can say that it has been increased by 20KB, it has 76 modified files, 66 of them being related to icons (3 of them corresponding to the drawing and add effects feature). In addition, the “ic_draw_oval.png” and “ic_draw_arrow.png” files have been removed.

If you’ve been expecting some news regarding the Video Calling feature, then you will be disappointed, as the developers haven’t confirmed it yet. However, there are still reports which are suggesting that the Video Calling feature will be added to the WhatsApp application for sure.

WhatsApp BETA 2.16.260: How To Install On Your Android Device

Since the WhatsApp version 2.16.260 is currently in BETA phase, you will need to become a WhatsApp BETA Tester in order to be able to install this new version on your Android device. To become a WhatsApp BETA Tester on the official Android store, you will just have to visit this Google Play Store webpage and tap on the “BECOME A TESTER” button. After that, you will need to open the Google Play Store on your Android device, search for WhatsApp 2.16.260 and install it on your smartphone.

Have you installed the WhatsApp 2.16.260 BETA on your Android device? Tell us your thoughts about the latest BETA version of this popular application!