WhatsApp version 2.16.315 has finally been released for Android smartphones. Many of you already heard that the WhatsApp application for Windows Phone has received the rumored Video Calling feature, which means that it’s a matter of time until you will receive it also.
Well, we have some bad news for you, as the new WhatsApp 2.16.315 doesn’t come with the Video Calling feature. Instead, we’ve noticed that the developers are working on some files which confirm that the Video Calling feature is close to be added to the application.
The WhatsApp 2.16.315 APK (installation) file has been increased by 304Kb, it has over 1200 modified files, most of them being related to emoji and icons. We’ve also spotted two new files, which are “camera_view.xml” and “camera_controls.xml” and they are the files we’ve told you that are confirming that the WhatsApp Video Calling feature is about to be released on Android sometime soon.
WhatsApp 2.16.315: How To Install On Your Android Device
First of all we you should know that the WhatsApp 2.16.315 is currently in BETA phase. However, you can now download and install it from the Google Play Store, but you will firstly have to become a WhatsApp BETA Tester. This can be done quite easy, as you will just need to open this Google Play Store webpage and tap on the “BECOME A TESTER” button. After that, you will need to open the official Android store, search for WhatsApp 2.16.315 and install it on your Android smartphone.
HINT: Since the WhatsApp 2.16.315 is currently in BETA phase you will most likely find bugs and other annoying issues. This is the reason why you should report these issues to the developers so that they can fix them before the next STABLE version of WhatsApp is released.
Do you think that the Video Calling feature will be added to the WhatsApp application for Android sometime soon?