WhatsApp v2.12.250

After a month of beta testing, WhatsApp has finally updated v2.12.250 which is gifted with lots of useful features for android users. Even it provides better control on group conversation as well as individual contact.

Let’s have a look on new features brought to android users by WhatsApp

  • Added New Emojis with Skin Tones

This new update brings a bunch of new emojies to WhatsApp for android, like Spock salute, the rather-rude middle finger, more diverse facial emojis.

Skin tone to emojies is another nice addition to being more sensitive to emotions.

Emojies with more skin colours

  • Mark Conversation Read/Unread

Now you can mark conversation to read even without going to it. Simply a long press on chat in ‘Chats’ section of WhatsApp & a pop will appear. Now you can select the option Mark as Read/ Mark as unread as per your need.

Mark Chat Status Read Mark Chat Status UnRead

  • Add Custom Notifications to Conversations

Now you can freely set custom notifications for individual contact as well as group conversation to ringtones, color, popups and many more. Custom Pop Up notification claims to not only show new message but also replying the same without opening the app.

Add Custom Notifications Add Pop Up Notifications

  • WhatsApp Calls with Low Data Usages

This feature claims less consumption of data during WhatsApp calls. You can found in Under Chats and Calls menu in whatsApp Settings. It is an excellent option for those who make calls with mobile data very often. Still it is not declared yet how much it will be reduced.

Low Data Usage for WhatsApp Calls

  • Mute Individual Conversation

This feature allows you to mute notification for groups and individual contacts temporarily. It means your phone would make sound or vibrated but still you can see the notifications.

Mute WhatsApp Chat

Now WhatsApp will support Hindi, English, Urdu and Bengali Languages.

Do you like the new features? Feel free to share your views in the comment section below.