WhatsApp beta for Android what’s new?


WhatsApp is rolling out a new update through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the version up to
What’s new in this update? This is an important bug fix update that addresses some critical issues with the conversation tone and downloading media.


Common questions Answers
Changelog about? Conversation tone and download media bug
Status? Fixed
Availability? WhatsApp beta for Android is marked as a compatible update.
I’ve installed this update but I still experience the same bug. Why? Be sure to install the latest WhatsApp beta for Android update from the Play Store since the bug is fixed in this build. If you’re still experiencing the same bug, probably you’re using a previous version of the app.
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Previous news? WhatsApp is releasing the ability to view profile photos within group chats

After announcing that WhatsApp was releasing a new camera mode after installing the WhatsApp beta for Android update, we received a lot of reports from users that installed this version. In particular, if you’re testing this version, you are probably experiencing an issue when sending messages and downloading media:

If you open this video, you can listen to the conversation tone when sending the voice note: it seems like we’re sending a lot of messages because WhatsApp may continuously play it. In addition, several users were experiencing an issue when downloading media within chats and status updates, in particular, videos.

We also reported this issue on Twitter and fortunately, WhatsApp released the new beta update from the Play Store a few hours ago: this is a bug-fix update that addresses the mentioned issues, so you can finally send messages and download media without experiencing the bug.

These fixes are rolling out after installing the latest WhatsApp beta for Android update so be sure to update to this build available on the Play Store in order to use a bug-free version of WhatsApp.

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