WhatsApp for Android: the new 2.17.44 Beta version brings support for new Unicode 9.0 emojis

WhatsApp for Android Unicode 9 0 emojisThe latest Beta version of WhatsApp for Android devices comes with an interesting addition. What changes? By installing this latest update, Android users will be able to use many more emojis because WhatsApp has added support for the new Unicode 9.0. Furthermore, what’s really great of this new enhancement is that WhatsApp has decided to extend it to all of its Android users, it doesn’t matter what version of the platform you are using.

That said, let’s see what has been added with this latest 2.17.44 Beta version of WhatsApp for Android devices. There is a complete new set of emojis which includes different objects and emoticons. For example, from now on you will have a father with two kids emoji, or a rainblow flag, facepalm, a pregnant woman, mother and son, a shrug, a butterfly, a weight lifter, a swimmer and a surfer. Other funny emojis have been added such as ROFL (rolling on the floor laughing), drooling face and lying face, along with new profession emojis and much more.

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As we said above, for the moment this update is available only in Beta, so if you want to install this latest 2.17.44 Beta version of WhatsApp you need to be part of the Beta Testing Program. It’s really easy to join the program and become a Beta Tester, you simply have to go to the Google Play Store and open WhatsApp Messenger app.

Once you have opened it you simply have to click on the ‘Become a beta tester’ button. Joining the program will allow you to download the new WhatsApp beta in a few minutes and enjoy it before it is released as a stable version.

WhatsApp is undoubtedly one of the most successful instant messaging app in the world (more than one billion monthly active users), and recently has added many other new features along with the full support for Android Nougat notifications which shows all unread messages from a single conversation, not just the latest message like it happened earlier.