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The WhatsApp application has over 1 billion monthly active users and this makes it one of the most popular mobile messaging applications out there. Today we will talk about the latest BETA version of WhatsApp that has been released for Android devices.

First of all, you should know that the latest WhatsApp BETA version is 2.16.271 and it can be downloaded and installed on your Android device right now, but we will explain how you can do that a little later in this article. The new WhatsApp version comes with 6 new stickers (a microphone, a syringe, a rocket, a bat, a loaf of bread and a cigarette) which you can use when editing an image or video.

Keep in mind that in order to edit a video in order to add freehand drawings, a text or stickers, you will firstly need to record the video by tapping on the camera icon that appears in the box. In order to edit images you will have to tap on the icon below the camera, as you would want to take a photo and after that tap on the picture that you have already made or just take a new one.

The WhatsApp 2.16.271 APK (installation) file has been increased by 29KB, it has over 110 modified files, 65 of them being icons, while 6 are the new stickers that we’ve told you about above.

WhatsApp 2.16.271: How To Install On Your Android Device

In order to install the WhatsApp 2.16.271 on your Android device, you will firstly need to become a BETA tester on the Google Play Store. To do this, you will need to open this Google Play Store webpage and tap on the “BECOME A TESTER” button. After that, you will have to launch the official Android store, search for WhatsApp 2.16.271 and install it on your smartphone.