Whatsapp for Windows Phone gets a big update

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After a long beta the main version of the WhatsApp app for Windows Phone has seen a big update today.

Version 2.12.112.0 of the app brings the following new features:image

  • Per chat custom notification settings and mute
  • Mark chats as unread or read
  • Added several new emoji. You can also tap and hold on some emoji to choose a different color.
  • You can select multiple messages in a chat and forward or delete them (Windows Phone 8+)
  • When you receive a contact card, you can now quickly message or save the contact if they’re on WhatsApp
  • Lower the data usage used during WhatsApp calls in Settings > Chats and Calls (Windows Phone 8+)
  • You can now enable or disable sound and vibrate for in-app notifications
  • Choose a ringtone for WhatsApp calls (Windows Phone 8+)

The updated version of the app can be found in Windows Phone Store here.

Thanks Aakash for the tip.

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