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Whatsapp Latest Update 2.17.321: What are the Exciting New Features?

All the Details of the Exciting New Features that you can Expect from Whatsapp Latest Update

Whatsapp is one of the most common and widely used applications today. As time goes by almost every famous and widely used apps are coming up with new changes. Recently it has announced WhatsApp latest update with major changes. Always keeping an eye on your favorite applications, here we are with the latest updates of Whatsapp.

These updates are known to be the most major changes that the application has gone through, since its last two updates. From colors to exciting emoji Whatsapp has improved almost every bit of it. Here we are listing down all the major changes that are coming in the latest version of Whatsapp.

Color Text and Statuses

With a whole new way to create status, WhatsApp latest update has introduced an exciting and a colorful feature. Now you can create your status with a colored background. As we have seen the same kind of update in Facebook. You have the full control over the appearance of your status. You can change the font as well as the background color. Now you can add up the emoji of your own liking in your status.

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Filter

Instagram fans should now make peace with WhatsApp. New version is coming with photo filters. We all missed those filters while using Whatsapp. Now we can dress up and refine your editing skills. The new popup menu carries all the essentials of editing a photograph.

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Night Mode for Whatsapp Camera

Finally the night mode is now available in updated version of WhatsApp camera. Whatsapp has already added this feature for the new versions of iOS users. This feature can widely help users to shoot photos under low light conditions. This option appears on the top menu, all you need to do is to tap it and you are ready to capture every moment.

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Pin Conversation

Remember we had a great problem finding an old conversation under the pile of thousands of conversations we don’t actually needed. The new version is now coming with the pin option. Now you can pin your favorite contacts and can view their messages with ease. All you need is to tap on your favorite conversation and you will find an option to pin it. Indeed a good option but comes with a bit of cons. You can only pin three conversation at a time.

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File sharing

We use to transfer files on Whatsapp but until now it was limited to some specific file types. After the latest WhatsApp update, you can have the liberty to share and files for a verity of formats. Apart from sending the documents, presentations, videos and pictures, now Whatsapp has added an option to send APK and PSD files. Although file size allowed, varies for Android, IOS and web users. Again IOS users are given priority and they can send a file up to 164MB. Android users can send a file up to 100MB and web users can only send a file of 64MB.

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Font and translation

We always had trouble talking to someone from the other country speaking other language. We had to translate our language first in Google Translator first. Now we can do the same in our Whatsapp. The latest version is rolling out with a built-in translator and font adjuster. Now you can change fonts while having a conversation. The new version is equipped with a basic level font adjustment bar, which will help users to edit text.

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Sending Contacts

Sending contacts was a bit lengthy process in the previous versions of Whatsapp. The latest version is coming up with an option to select and send multiple contacts at the same time.

Text Status and Gboard

Sending GIFs was a bit issue in the previous version of Whatsapp. It had no specific menu for GIFs. We had to select them if we had any in our gallery. Now this version is coming up with a separate menu along with the emojies. Now you can select any GIF from the menu, just like emojies. Recently Whatsapp has included stories like Snapchat, but this addition has been seriously criticized by the users.

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The Design

Running through tough competition Whatsapp is aggressively making changes to engage its users for more fun. Changing the design has changed a lot in the appearance of Whatsapp. Whatsapp is widely criticized for copying many features from SnapChat and Instagram. Colored text statues are one of them.

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New Emoji

As always Whatsapp has taken the lead to add more exciting emoji to the menu. The latest version has new emoji such as clown and facepalm. Previous emoji menu is also improved a little bit.

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Editing sent message

Just like Skype and other social media messengers, now we can delete or edit our sent message. There is a restriction to that option. You can only edit or delete those messages which are not seen by the receiver. As always the new version is also equipped with the option of location sharing.

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Picture editing

The new version is coming up with a photo editor. Now we can add text, stickers, emoji and many more to our pictures. It also includes all the basic editing options like, cropping, color balance and contrast.

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Making your own GIF

This option is a little bit tricky and still has its limitations, but it’s an impressive edition. Now we can create our own GIFs using an old video or shooting a new one.

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Also See: How to use Android apps on PC

That was all for today folks. Hope you like the new features of the latest WhatsApp update.

Don’t forget to give us your valuable feedback and suggestions.

Cheers!

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