By now everybody knows that WhatsApp Messenger is the most popular instant messaging application in the world. With more than one billion monthly users (one-sixth of the world’s population), WhatsApp is used mainly to chat with friends, family and colleagues, but the service also allows you to call your contacts, or to share with them videos and photos.
This Facebook-owned app is available for Android devices, BlackBerry, iPhones and iPads, Windows Phone devices and Nokia phones. The app is free and allows you to communicate with your contacts in a much cheaper way than text messaging, all you need is an internet connection.
Despite its success, WhatsApp has to face many strong competitors such Viber and Telegram that offer similar services. For this reason the developers of WhatsApp are always under a lot of pressure, and constantly release updated versions of the app, in an effort to provide a better service and beat the competition. The majority of the users of this multi-platform instant messaging app own Android devices, and for this reason this platform is updated more often than the others.
And today we are going to talk about a new update that is available for those of you who use WhatsApp on Android devices. Unfortunately this latest 2.16.122 APK version doesn’t come with any new features, but brings bug fixes and performance improvements. This latest 2.16.122 STABLE version of WhatsApp for Android devices weighs 28.18MB, its build number is 451206 and can be installed on Android 2.1 or above tablets and smartphones.
As you probably know, the previous update of WhatsApp for Android brought a new feature that enables users to quote messages. It is a simple but helpful feature, which we are sure will help you especially while using group chats. In order to use this option you simply have to select a specific message in any chat, tap and hold on it and then tap the reply button at the top of your screen.
At this point you’ll see the quoted message as a preview on top of the text entry box where you are typing your reply.After that you can send your message, that will be visible inside the conversation with the quoted message attached on top of it. Isn’t it nice? Furthermore, this useful feature allows you to quote anything: text, picture or even video. So, how can you install this latest 2.16.122 version of WhatsApp for Android device? You can download it from the Play Store, from APKPolice.com or from the official site of WhatsApp .