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WhatsApp Testing Dark Mode For Android Users

Beta version 2.19.82 of WhatsApp is now available on the Google Play Store

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Dark mode sure saves battery and now Facebook-owned WhatsApp is working towards bringing this feature for Android devices.

“We are happy to be the first to announce that WhatsApp has finally started to work on the Dark Mode for Android! We found the first hidden tracks in the 2.19.82 update: nevertheless, the feature is not available yet for everyone,” WABetaInfo, a fan website that tracks WhatsApp updates, reported late on Tuesday.

The messaging service is working on this feature in this update in order to ensure the best bug-free experience for users before it enables them for everyone.

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WhatsApp on a smartphone device.

Notably, according to the screenshots uploaded by WABetaInfo, the dark mode on WhatsApp doesn’t use an absolute black.

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Instead, it is dark grey, which is easier on the eyes than an absolute black colour.

Beta version 2.19.82 of WhatsApp is now available on the Google Play Store. (IANS)

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#WhatsAppDown Trends on Twitter As Messaging App WhatsApp Faces Outrage in India

People rushed to Twitter to report the issue

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After users reported on Twitter, WhatsApp was yet to notify users about how the problem began. Pixabay

WhatsApp users in several parts of the world, including in India, on Sunday took to Twitter to report several issues with the mobile messaging platform.

Millions of users were unable to share videos, photos and GIFs, audio and stickers and several of those said they were even unable to view WhatsApp Status feature.

According to Downdetetector.com, the problem started in the evening around 4 p.m. and alive outage map showed users in India, Europe, Brazil and in Southeast Asia were affected by the outage.

“WhatsApp is restoring the service. The server issue should be fixed now,” said WABetainfo.com, a fan website that tracks WhatsApp.

“2 min silence for the peoples who talked about the updates on last post,” tweeted one user.

“Stickers can be sent now, the service should be restored completely soon,” tweeted another.

WhatsApp was yet to notify users about how the problem began.

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#whatsappdown trended on twitter with 8,246 Tweets as a large number of reports from users stated that WhatsApp is currently down or not working. Pixabay

People rushed to Twitter to report the issue.

“Me waiting for my WhatsApp status update to actually upload. #whatsappdown,” tweeted a user.

Another joined: “RIP WhatsApp. Impossible mandate file multimedia.”

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#whatsappdown trended on twitter with 8,246 Tweets as a large number of reports from users stated that WhatsApp is currently down or not working. (IANS)

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