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 a bug fix update that addresses an issue with the emoji keyboard!


Common questions Answers
Changelog about? Emoji keyboard bug
Status? Fixed
Compatibility? 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 as 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.
Thanks: FastenM and kingcyrious, for testing and reporting!
How to join the community on WhatsApp? WABetaInfo Community
Previous news? WhatsApp beta for iOS what’s new? WhatsApp is working on the ability to transcribe voice notes!

A few days ago, WhatsApp released the WhatsApp beta for Android update. The update offers to beta testers the ability to share up to 100 media within their chats, making it easier to share memories and moments with their friends and family. Unfortunately, a lot of users were also experiencing an issue when sending emojis after installing the update:

As you can see in this screenshot, the emoji keyboard is completely transparent in the and beta builds, making it difficult to pick an emoji when a certain background appears. In addition, the bug is also present in other sections of the app where the emoji keyboard is available.

We also reported this issue by posting a tweet on Twitter and fortunately, the WhatsApp beta for Android update has been released on the Play Store: this is a bug-fix update that addresses the mentioned issue, so you can finally send emojis without experiencing the bug.

The fix is 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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