WhatsApp 2.17.316 beta for Android is now available for download. The latest beta update comes with minor changes and improvements. Users can now write status updates with a colorful background. Also, the photo filters are now enabled again. In addition, it’s now possible to record an audio message in the background (Attach media> Audio > Record with WhatsApp).
New in WhatsApp 2.17.316 for Android:
- You can now play and pause voice messages in the Notification Center, and you can see the progress.
- Improvements for the Storage usage section.
- Added feature that lets users write status updates with a colorful background.
- The filter feature is now enabled.
- Now you can record an audio message in the background.
- WhatsApp is officially supporting Android O.
- Android users are able to perform video calls in the Picture in Picture mode.
- WhatsApp added app shortcuts like New Chat, Camera and Starred Messages.
- Various design improvements for voice and video calls.
- The recall option is now visible
- Performance enhancements.
- Minor bug fixes and improvements.
- Other enhancements.
You can download the latest the beta app update from the link below.