The latest update to the popular, Facebook-owned WhatsApp Messenger app for iPhone hit the App Store with a long list of new features for users including the ability to share slow-mo videos from the iPhone 5s and trim clips down right in the app without having to edit the video in the Photos app.
Chatting with photos also received improvements with the ability to add captions and snap and share photos even faster added. Improvements and changes to location sharing, app wallpapers, and new notification tones are included. The latest version also allows users to move chat logs and contact groups away to an archive. Complete list of changes below…
What’s New in Version 2.11.9
– Added ability to archive chats and groups – Add captions to photos and videos – Added fast camera access button for capturing and sending photos – You can now share slow-motion videos (iPhone 5s only) – You can now trim videos before sharing them – Share Location: add support for satellite and hybrid map views when sharing a location – Share Location: drop and drag pin lets you share a precise location – New media auto-download preferences: Settings > Chat Settings > Media Auto-Download – New Wallpapers: Settings > Chat Settings > Chat Wallpapers > Wallpaper Library – New Notification tones: Settings > Notifications – You can now attach screenshots when reporting problems
WhatsApp Messenger 2.11.9 is availabe now via the App Store. The service is available for free the first year is 99¢/year thereafter. If you’re running the latest iOS 8 beta, let us know about WhatsApp Messenger’s performance in the comments.
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