WhatsApp closed beta update adds Group count, UI change for images
A new update for the closed beta version of the popular WhatsApp messaging app is now available to download for those folks who are involved in its testing, adding a number of new features that will likely be put into the public version at some point.
Updates for the WhatsApp beta had been on hiatus for a few weeks, with the last beta update arriving in June. It now looks like the WhatsApp team is back and further enhancing the messaging service.
According to our tipsters who have downloaded the closed beta version, the update includes:
- New UI for the picture preview window
- An option for adding captions to images you're sharing
- You can now see the number of participants in a group
- Speed improvements
Remember, this is for the beta version only. The public version of WhatsApp that's in the Windows Phone Store does not yet have these features.
Please do no ask about how to get access to the private beta, as there is no public sign-up method. Thank you.
Thanks to Rushab for the tip
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When did you sent them mail?? I have been trying for months.. :(
- Cropping images before sending them (like iOS)
- More polish in the "info" section at group chats; the titles (like "subject" and "mute") are awfully big
- Enhanced sounds settings: disable notifications from normal chats and group chats
- More polished settings: put "inform friends" to "Info", make "blocked contacts" a separate entry
- give us the option to set rules for back-ups: weekly, monthly, daily (as seen in iOS)
- Show whatsapp in people hub when you view a contacts profile and go to "Connect" (WP8.1 only)
Idk why everyone needs to act like a grammar nazi at small mistakes.You understood quite easily what he said,right?Many other people who commented didn't even notice so there really is no need to act so immaturely like you are right now.And yeah,your criteria/threshold for saying "wtf" is quite low xD
You know, it isn't because updates aren't rolling out every week that the developers are not working on the project and it is on "hiatus". Making software takes a lot of time, researching and testing - especially on multi-platform projects like WhatsApp. You should be a little more patient and recognize all effort towards better software as valid.
Did Nadella fire you all?
2 if suppose I want to send any pic to watsapp from the photo hub sometimes it doesn't give me option of watsapp
3) need app lock for watsapp
4) Faster opening of app from notifications centre ( needs to get faster)
5 sometimes live tile don't get clear. Watsapp inc have told that Microsoft hasn't released that API TO THEM ( maybe in wrong about this)
What's the name of the calendar app
That is above the Whatsapp tile in the picture ??