WhatsApp 2.17.299 beta for Android is now available

WhatsApp 2.17.299 beta for Android is now available for download. The latest beta update comes with minor changes and improvements. The update has removed the recently added photos filtersIn addition, it’s now possible to record an audio message in the background (Attach media> Audio > Record with WhatsApp).

Check out the changelog including previous beta releases.

New in WhatsApp 2.17.299 for Android:

  • Added support for photo filters.(Disabled in this update)
  • New Payment option(Hidden).
  • 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.
  • New icons have been added.
  • WhatsApp has added a feature that allows selecting multiple photos directly from the Camera.
  • you will be able to share your live location only if the battery saver feature of your Android device is disabled.
  • 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.

Download WhatsApp 2.17.299 APK