WhatsApp version 2.19.120 is out and the instant messaging service has rolled out a slew of features that users will surely find useful.
How to update WhatsApp
WhatsApp is a very popular app. The instant messaging service is a convenient way of staying in touch with loved ones for cheap.
To get the latest features of the messaging app, follow these instructions — specific for your mobile’s operating system — to update the app:
- Android: Go to the Play Store, then tap Menu > My apps & games. Tap UPDATE next to the app. Alternatively, go to the Play Store and search for WhatsApp. Tap UPDATE under it.
- iPhone: Go to the App Store, then tap Updates. Tap UPDATE next to the app. Alternatively, go to the App Store and search for the messaging app. Tap UPDATE next to it.
- Windows Phone 8.1: Go to the Store, then tap Menu > my apps > WhatsApp > update. Alternatively, go to the Store and search for the app. Tap it and then > update.
- Windows Phone 10: Go to the Microsoft Store, then tap Menu > My Library. Tap Update next to the app. Alternatively, go to the Microsoft Store and search for the messaging app. Tap it and then > Update.
- KaiOS: Press JioStore or Store on the apps menu. Scroll to the side to select Social, then select WhatsApp. Press OK or SELECT > UPDATE.
Version 2.19.120: These are the new features
The latest version of WhatsApp offers some cool features for Android and iOS. Check out all the cool stuff you can do on the latest update of the instant messaging service:
- Call waiting support (only available on iOS): users will be able to receive another WhatsApp call while they are already on one call.
- Self-destructing message feature (only available on Android Beta): the ‘Delete Message’ feature will come with a toggle on/off button and users can choose a particular time interval (five maximum intervals to choose from) for the messages to automatically disappear.
- Multiple device support (only available on WhatsApp Beta for iOS): this new feature will allow users access to WhatsApp on multiple devices but with a new security feature: Registration Notifications. This essentially will notify the users whenever someone tries to log into their accounts or register themselves to a new WhatsApp account with users’ phone numbers, thus, enhancing security and encryption of messages across the instant messaging app.