To bring the latest exciting features, WhatsApp has released an important update for Android. Earlier, the update was available for download on the company’s website, but now it has introduced the new version 2.12.250 to its app also. Now, you can also update it from Google Play Store.
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A new feature which is added to it is a Custom Notification available for groups and contacts. With the custom notification, user would be able to select custom options for vibration length, notification light, popup notification, tones and call notification tone as well. The user would be able to turn off the notifications for a particular individual chat too. By long pressing the particular chat, user can easily mark the chats as read and unread.
In addition to all the customized features, the Android version of WhatsApp has also introduced the option of low data usage for voice calls. This will make sure that voice calls do not get disconnected in the areas with limited connectivity issues. You can find this feature by tapping to the Setting option followed by chats and calls.
To offer different skin tones to the app, WhatsApp have also brought new emojis. A few emojis included are Spock-inspired Vulcan salute alongside a middle figure gesture. To view racial discrimination among emoticons you can tap a hold an emoji.
Another new feature enables you to forward and save the contact as soon as a contact card is received. New regional languages that are Bengali and Urdu are also also supported by the update. If you really excited about the latest update of WhatsApp, comment below to share your excitement.