WhatsApp for iPhone: released version 2.12.5

whatsapp iosThe new version of WhatsApp for iPhone 2.12.5 is finally arrived and it includes many changes and improvements that certainly will be much welcomed by users of this popular app. These new features will further simplify the use of this widely used instant messaging service. And, more important, this last update is already available for free download on the App Store.

Every new version brings interesting features, and this time is no exception, as version 2.12.5 contain extremely useful enhancements. Among these we can note the silent mode available to single chat and the ability to share your location on Apple Maps. But let’s have a look in detail at these updates.

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The first remarkable change introduced with 2.12.5 version allows users to reduce the consumption of data during calls and conversations. In fact you can now save some KB, and this possibility will certainly be enjoyed by those users with a tariff plan with daily limits. Another important update brings the ability to customise notifications settings and the silent mode for each single contact or chat, so as not to be disturbed while you are working, or during a family dinner.

Another major addition introduced by WhatsApp for iOS 2.12.5 is the possibility of include videos in chat backups in a very easy way. You will be able to do that by simply opening Settings > Chat and Calls > Chat backup. In addition, this new version of WhatsApp for iOS allows you to mark a conversation as read or unread simply with a swipe to the right.

Furthermore, you can also share your contacts directly from the app Contacts and also share your location on Apple Maps in WhatsApp. Also the VoiceOver support has been greatly improved, and there is also a new feature that automaticly loads messages on scroll. Another improvement is the one for cropping photos and videos, which now seems to work much better now.