WhatsApp launched 6 new features with Version 2.12.235
I dont think i need to describe what whatsApp and still if you are from another planet this is about whatsapp
according to whatsapp official website 😉
“WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Android and Nokia.”
A new version 2.12.235 for Android launched Yesterday.which along with the usual bug fixes and improvement it finally brings the most awaited feature that allows you to backup your chat history on Google Drive. if you have automatic update feature may be it will not ask and it will give you update without asking update.
for backing up the chat history on the cloud, go to WhatsApp’s Settings->Chat and Calls->Chat Backup and tap on the “Backup” button. After that, you will need to give permissions to WhatsApp and Google Drive to perform backups and save the chat history on the cloud.
According to whatsapp for installing version 2.12.235 you need further requirements
Android OS 2.1 or above
Unlimited internet data plan recommended
Tablet devices are not supported
Here are 6 New features in WhatsApp Version 2.12.232
1. you can mute personal chat: yes you have read it right. Till now you can mute group chat only but now you can mute personal chat with anyone in your contact. Even you can set different notification alert for different contact. so you can easily recognize who sent you notification isn’t it interesting 😉
2. Able to taking backup of whatsapp Video: Till older version of Whatsapp its not possible to take video’s backup, In new version you can do it.
for taking Whatsapp Video Backup go for Setting > chats and Calls > chat backup and enable Video backup.
3. Disabled show preview: In the new version features they Disabled “Show Preview” feature. But hold on this feature will work only with IOS version. according to company this is done for security reason.
*This will work on IOS version only :p
4. Chat read or Unread marking: yes now you can mark your chat read or unread. that means if you have read any chat by mistake and you dont want to show them blue tick you can mark it as unread.
5. Crop image or Video: whatsapp redesigned it for cropping image or Video while sending to anyone. you can rotate image also.
6. share contact list: In this version you can share your contact list directly with anyone.
Although in older version of IOS WhatsApp some features are already available.