WhatsApp Beta updates and improves the sharing of photos and videos


WhatsApp has just started releasing a new update of the Beta version of the application for Android through the Google Play Beta Program: the version has arrived 2.22.5.11.

The main Announcements of this new update of WhatsApp Beta concerns thepreview which is shown when the user shares photos and videos as documents.

WhatsApp Beta: the news of the update 2.22.5.11

The new feature is currently being rolled out and is marked as compatible with version 2.22.5.11 Of WhatsApp Beta for Android devices (however, it cannot be ruled out that some beta testers may see it already active even on previous versions of the app).

The WhatsApp team is therefore working on new functions dedicated to viewing multimedia files. As you can see from the screenshot below, an important step in this direction has just been taken through thepreview of documents which is displayed whenever users (perhaps in order to preserve its quality) decide to share photos and videos as documents.

The shared image is then accompanied by the corresponding preview, while in previous versions of the application this did not happen and the user had to open the received document in order to know its content.

How to update WhatsApp Beta

The new function described, as mentioned, is available in version 2.22.5.11 of the application but, if you are a beta user, you may find it available even in the previous update. In any case, the most recent version of WhatsApp Beta for Android (here is the page to join the beta program) can be downloaded from the Google Play Store by clicking on the badge below. Alternatively you can resort to APK Mirror.

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