WhatsApp is in makeover phase these days with news of its integration with the Facebook messenger recently to the latest roll out for the voice calling feature many big news surround the messaging giant. It has not been a month also and now the application is ready to roll out yet another amazing update for the users. The update is all about its appearance and looks as Whatsapp is going to grab the latest material design finally which will gel it perfectly with the latest Android release. The updated APK file is available on the Whatsapp’s website and can be downloaded from there with no fuss attached. The update will be hitting the Play Store in few days time so the decision is totally yours if you have the patience to wait for it to come down to the Play store, but once you see all the pictures and hear all the buzz about it the wait is going to turn all the more difficult that is for sure. If you want to install it now you will have to download the latest APK file and Install the app by enabling side loading option from the Settings.
The material update beautifies the Whatsapp appearance totally with cleaner layouts and amazing new icons. Using the latest version is a treat to the eyes plus also offers many bug fixes and high performance. The new Whatsapp is fast, smooth and better than ever before. The update hold s firmly to the general user interface from the past but amazingly merges it onto the much needed material elements, without going overboard. The new Whatsapp has a new color scheme with dark green material palette which gives it a completely new look. The icons are new and beautifully flushed with the Google guidelines and latest Android appearance even the typography adheres to the features perfectly. There are many addictive small animation changes with slides and fades all over. The main bar which is equipped with the search, action and overflow buttons slides away when you scroll down through the contact list or recent calls enlarging the viewing space but the menu bar sticks to its place.
There are many other exciting amendments like a new way to clear the notification numbers on tapping, the microphone going to the trash can while you dismiss a voice mail not only give a fresh feeling about the app but are also fun to experience. There are no major changes in the general working or the user interface but yes the latest material concept has modernized the look of the application greatly. Obviously the most interesting part would be its integration with the Facebook which is gearing up soon but as of now the update really enhances the overall user experience. We all feared of losing the most loved messaging application of the world when it was grabbed by the social media giant previously but as the time passes the company has kept its promise to always keep the application alive.
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