WhatsApp for BlackBerry 10 updated, bringing enhancements and bug fixes


WhatsApp, the cross platform messaging client for BlackBerry 10 has received an update today, bringing the version up to This release brings improvements to the client overall including a new in-app media browser and more. 

Whilst opinions are just opinions, I’m pretty sure the majority of BlackBerry users prefer BBM over anything. However, WhatsApp holds a respectable and prominent place in the messaging game. Nonetheless, the folks over at WhatsApp have done a pretty good job in developing the native app and today, they’ve brought over the following improvements:

  • New in-app media browser
  • Improved face proximity detection during voice message playback (10.2)
  • Holding Alt while tapping Emoji on the Q-series now prevents the picker from closing
  • Chat screen settings to change “Send” button behavior and show the floating action bar (under ‘Advanced Settings’)
  • Improved performance when opening chats from the hub
  • Miscellaneous bug fixes

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