WhatsApp beta for Android 2.22.25.12: what’s new?

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WhatsApp is rolling out a new update through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the version up to 2.22.25.12.
What’s new in this update? WhatsApp is working on 21 new emojis, for a future update of the app!

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Common questions Answers
Name of the feature? 21 new emojis
Status? Under development
Availability? WhatsApp is working on bringing 21 new emojis to a future update of the app.
I’ve installed this update but I don’t have new emojis. Why? These new emojis are under development so they don’t show up within the emoji keyboard, but you can discover a preview in this article.
Thanks: Muhammad Hammad and cesarop234, for testing and reporting edited emojis.
Previous news? WhatsApp beta for Android 2.22.25.11: what’s new? WhatsApp is rolling out an additional shortcut to disappearing messages as a tool to save space!
21 NEW EMOJIS

In the article about the WhatsApp beta for Android 2.22.8.8 update, we explained that WhatsApp was introducing several emojis from the latest Unicode. In addition, some emojis also supported skin tone combinations starting with that update. Today, there is something else new about emojis: after releasing the WhatsApp beta for Android 2.22.25.12 update on the Play Store, we discovered that WhatsApp is working on 21 new emojis to release in a future update of the app!

As you can see in this screenshot, there are 21 new emojis planned to be released in a future update. But there is even more: WhatsApp also redesigned 8 emojis and they are already visible in this beta. In reality, you may not have noticed them since the changes are not really evident (except for Pleading Face and Face Holding Back Tears) but thanks to the attached screenshot, you can discover which emojis have been redesigned.

As always, you can also see which emojis are planned to be released on WhatsApp in the attached screenshot: you can see the old layout in the screenshot on the left while the new one is in the photo on the right with all other new emojis for a future update.

8 emojis have been updated in the latest beta build from the Play Store and 21 new emojis are planned to be released to all beta testers at a later date.

Follow WABetaInfo on Twitter to always be up to date about WhatsApp news, and you can discover all other changes implemented on WhatsApp beta for Android, iOS, Web/Desktop, and Windows!

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