WhatsApp beta for Android what’s new?

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WhatsApp has just submitted a new update through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the version up to
What’s new in this update? Discover all details below!


Common questions Answers
Name of the feature? End-To-End Encrypted Backups
Status? Under development
Availability? WhatsApp is testing the feature and it will be available in a future update.
I’ve the same version but I don’t see this feature, why? The feature is not available yet for the public, but you can see a preview here.
Previous news? WhatsApp beta for Android what’s new?

In the article about the WhatsApp beta for Android changelog, we presented end-to-end encrypted backups, the new feature under development that protects your backup from unauthorized access while on Google Drive:

Today, WhatsApp is working on the process to restore the password and to view your 64-digit encryption key:

The feature is under development and it will be available in a future update. Stay tuned to discover new features and announcements!


WhatsApp is changing the color for the icons when a contact hasn’t a profile picture or a group hasn’t a group icon. In this screenshot we show a comparison between the old color and the new one, in the dark version:

This change is already visible when you install the beta update.


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