WhatsApp fans are going to see a host of new updates for the popular app. There is currently one version still in Beta, which addresses numerous bugs and offers voice locking message recording. WhatsApp recently released Beta version 2.18.109 for Android devices, but it’s got a timestamp problem. It’s using ASCII codes, which replaces the normal configuration.
This has led to the release of 2.18.113 Beta version. The bug causes the timestamp to appear like 89ESTERDAY and 84ODAY rather than Yesterday and Today. It wasn’t just affecting send messages but messages, statuses, dates, video calls, time, etc.
Another WhatsApp beta release update gave users the ability to lock voice message recordings. This was previously offered on the iPhone, which lets users record voice messages without having to hold the record button down.
An additional WhatsApp updates for Android there’s an option to playback voice messages before it is sent. The update also includes the ability to see what a particular stick pack size is before downloading them.
For users who want the full WhatsApp beta version, they need to download and install the latest version from a reputable site. A beta version can be attained from Google Play Store, but users will need to find the APK file. They can also go to the official WhatsApp website to download the latest version available for the Beta update.