You can now download new WhatsApp BETA versions for Android, Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile OS. First of all, we will talk about the latest WhatsApp BETA version for Android OS, which is 2.17.4. This new update is quite small, without any new features or options, but we should mention that a new option has been introduced in the previous version of the application (2.17.1), which comes with GIF integration.
The WhatsApp 2.17.4 APK (installation) file has been increased by only 2KB, with over 230 files modified, most of them related to the functions of the application. In other words, this update has just been released to fix some of the bugs that have been found on the previous version of the application. We should mention that you can always become a WhatsApp BETA tester on Android by opening this Google Play Store webpage and tapping on the “BECOME A TESTER” button.
WhatsApp 2.17.2 for Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile
It seems that the latest WhatsApp version for the Windows Phone and Windows 10 Mobile comes with some surprises. After you install the new WhatsApp version on your Windows Phone or Windows 10 Mobile, you will notice that the interface of the home screen has been finally changed after many years.
According to WABetaInfo, there is also a “hidden” function that will most likely be available for everyone soon. There is a new search engine for GIFs which comes with support for Tenor and Giphy, two platforms that are hosting GIFs. The WhatsApp 2.17.2 for Windows Phone or Windows 10 Mobile can be downloaded directly from the Windows Store.
The WhatsApp application has received many new features and options in 2016 and according to rumors, some new features and options will be added in 2017. One of the waited features is “Video Conference”, which will allow you to make Video Call to two or more users at the same, creating a video conference.