WhatsApp beta has just received an update 2.17.37 on the android platform, which is now available to install for beta registered users on Google Play Store. Rest of the users can download WhatsApp APK.
What’s New in WhatsApp Messenger 2.17.37
First thing first, the latest update is aimed at early testers of the messenger application. Hence, if you aren’t enrolled as a beta user in the play store, you have to wait a bit longer to get the newest WhatsApp variant.
The latest update is all about bug fixes and performance improvements. Being a beta update, no change log was released beside the update. For those interested in reading the last change sheet, we have posted the same below.
Play videos right away without waiting for them to download first. Videos will still be downloaded to your phone as the video is playing. (Android 4.1+ and only works with videos sent from the latest version of the Android app)
Introducing WhatsApp video calling. With free video calls, you can have face-to-face chats with your friends and family around the world. Data charges may apply. (requires Android 4.1+)
You can now send and receive animated GIFs
WhatsApp has always been fast in releasing the updates, and that’s a part of its tremendous success. The messaging application is completely free and works on most smartphones. Even the Blackberry users can enjoy the service, a platform which has been left wondering by the parent company itself.
The latest update for WhatsApp Messenger sizes at 31.84 MB and works on all android smartphones running Android 4.0 and above. You can either wait for the OTA update or download the latest APK manually following the APKPolice.com source link below. Alternatively, you can visit other trusted mirror websites such as apkmirror.com, apkpure.com, and apk4fun.com to download the WhatsApp APK.