The major messenger app WhatsApp has returned to the Windows Phone yesterday (30th May 2014) and not only has it returned but it also brought an update! This updated version of WhatsApp on Windows Phone is the v2.11.490.0.

WhatsApp for Windows Phone

The following are the new features of WhatsApp in the updated version:

  • Chat Backgrounds are updated
  • Broadcast Lists
  • Privacy Settings
    Go to Settings->Account-> Privacy
  • Auto Download settings for media
    Go to Settings-> Chat Settings-> Media auto download
  • Notification tones can be customized
    But this requires Windows Phone 8 update 3
  • The usual enhancements and bug fixes

Also, this new version of WhatsApp seems to  load faster and while scrolling to older messages, it does not crash. This s a pretty good news for WhatsApp users on Windows Phone.

WhatsApp for Windows Phone works with Windows Phone 7.5, Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1

So,what are you waiting for? Grab the new update to WhatsApp on your Windows Phone and let us know what you think of the new changes : WhatsApp for Windows Phone

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