WhatsApp rolls out large update in the BlackBerry Beta Zone


WhatsApp has been rolling out constant updates in the BlackBerry Beta Zone for BlackBerry 10 smartphone devices, today they released a rather large update with a lot of improvements, fixes and a few additions to the app.

Change log:

  • Added ‘Add to contacts’ context actions to the chat list (for chats with unknown contacts) and to the group info screen (for unknown participants)
  • Updated list item highlight styling across app for 10.3
  • Improved focus styling for Classic across numerous screens
  • Hub chat rows now update in response to contact display name changes
  • Fixed an issue on 10.3 where, if ‘Show action bar with keyboard’ is enabled, a blank space would appear above the keyboard in landscape mode
  • Fixed an issues where ‘Delete all conversations’ and ‘Clear all conversations’ would sometimes run so slowly they would appear to be broken
  • Media downloads are now suspended during voice calls. Media downloads can still be manually triggered during voice calls
  • Improved handling of certain failed voice calls
  • Miscellaneous fixes and updates for voice calling (Note: voice calling is still in testing, and may not be available to all users.)

Download the WhatsApp uppdate via the BlackBerry Beta Zone app