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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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Whatsapp Releases a New Beta with Many Tweaks

Bug fix, new skin for select emojis in latest WhatsApp beta

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WhatsApp has released a new beta that brings in a number of tweaks. Pixabay

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has released a new beta that brings in a number of tweaks, includung a fix for a serious bug that caused the last version of WhatsApp beta for Android to crash for many users.

The flaw in version 2.19.335 has seemingly been fixed in the latest update, along with other changes such as new skin tones for select emojis, according to WABetaInfo, a fan website that tracks WhatsApp updates.

“Fortunately the 2.19.366 beta update is finally available on the Play Store (if you don’t see it yet, please wait 30 minutes and it will be ready to be downloaded) that fixes the crash issue and all other bugs,” WABetaInfo posted on its website on Friday.

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Whatsapp’s new beta version has added new skins for 6 emojis. Pixabay

“WhatsApp has added new skins for 6 emojis,” it added.

Meanwhile, WhatsApp has become the latest Voice over Internet Protocol services provider to support call waiting feature even as the company has skipped adding call holding for now, a report said last week.

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Earlier, when somebody would try to call you on WhatsApp while you were already on the phone, they would hear it ring, but, no one would answer. The call would then get disconnected.

Call waiting is available in v2.19.352 stable (APK Mirror) and above of WhatsApp, and v2.19.128 (APK Mirror) of WhatsApp Business, the report added. (IANS)

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