The latest BETA of WhatsApp for Android is 2.12.96. This version has been released by the WhatsApp developers a few days ago and it brings a few improvements and bug fixes to the application.
Unfortunately, the WhatsApp Plus 2.12.96 version can’t be found on the Google Play Store and in order to install this version on your Android device, you will need to manually download the APK file from the official WhatsApp website and install it on your smartphone.
The latest STABLE WhatsApp version is 2.12.94 and can be installed directly from the Google Play Store. This update comes with a few fixes regarding the connectivity and other minor fixes.
Installing WhatsApp 2.12.96 BETA on Android
As we told you above, in order to install WhatsApp 2.12.96 BETA on your Android device, you will have to do it manually. This means that you will firstly need to download the WhatsApp 2.12.96 APK file from whatsapp.com. After that you will need to enable Unknown Sources option that can be found on either Settings->Applications or Settings->Security (depends from an Android OS to another). To enable the option, you will have to just check the box in front of it.
When this option is enabled, you will be able to install the WhatsApp 2.12.96 APK file, but do it after you uninstall the current WhatsApp application from your mobile device. When the installation is complete, use your mobile phone number to get verified and start using the new WhatsApp 2.12.96 BETA version on your Android device.
WhatsApp comes with many features. Voice Calling is the latest feature that WhatsApp has received. It allows you to call your WhatsApp friends from all over the world, for free. However, this feature still needs optimization and the developers are currently working on it.
Here are some other features that WhatsApp comes with:
– Send and receive messages, photos, voice messages, videos, etc.
– Make international calls without paying anything (however, keep in mind that it uses a good amount of data)
– Using WhatsApp Web, you will be able to login on your WhatsApp account via the Google Chrome, Firefox or Opera browsers
– In case you are offline when someone sends you a message, it will be stored on WhatsApp’s servers and it will be automatically sent to you once you log back you’re your WhatsApp account.