There is good news for iphone users and bad news for samsung users as whatsapp released a new update and how to update your whatsapp . The good news is that the changes  will save users  from switching between the two apps every time someone sends you a link to a video clip.This means you can watch YouTube videos and message your friends at the same time. You can also jump between different chats without the clip pausing or closing.

The new update also makes it easier for you to record long audio messages Instead of having to hold your finger down on the Record button for the duration of your audio message, you can now swipe up while recording which means you can use your fingers for other things while  recording a message.

More so, If you mistakenly send a naughty picture / message or you get a little bit too angry with your slow typing friends and are feeling guilty about all the insults you’ve sent them on WhatsApp, there’s a way of stopping the damage – as long as you’re quick. The app recently introduced an ‘unsend feature’ which lets you claw back messages you regret sending.  You can delete such message within seven minutes after sending.


Finally, The bad news is that it will be more easy and annoying for people to ignore your messages if they’re not really intrested by concentrating on watching videos while they are still on line as they wouldn’t need to come out of Whatsaap to watch video links again. Also another Bad news for android users is that the update version 2.17.81 has only been rolled out to iOS users so far, but is likely to come to Android in the near future.



Here is how to update WhatsApp:

  1. Open WhatsApp and go to Options > Settings > About.
  2. Go to Options again > Check for update.
  3. Follow the on screen instructions to install the update.

You can also check for updates manually at http //

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