We can already download the new Beta version of WhatsApp for Android, specifically the version 2.16.185. This is an update where we see no apparent news, but internally give us many clues of what is happening. And it is improving Google services, both connecting to Google+ as maps, as well as including JSR 305, a software to detect errors, we assume that will only be in the beta version of the application.
Internally this new beta version of WhatsApp for Android again bring many changes, and that its installation file APK has increased 339 KB, 679 modified files, with many files related to Google services. In addition, 87 files have been deleted, all referred to google the old icons have been replaced by new ones.
Also they added a total of 218 files, many of them already referred to new icons that you can see in the screenshot. In addition to adding the directory “JSR 305”, with the file Jsr305_annotation.gwt.xml. Also they added new buttons and files for maps, as place_autocomplete_fragment.xml, place_autocomplete_item_prediction.xml or place_autocomplete_progress.xml, among others, in addition to the place_ic_clear.png or place_ic_search.xml buttons.
How to download the Beta version of WhatsApp for Android
We remind you that this Beta version to download from Google Play before you have to become beta testers. It’s really simple, besides, we can stop being beta tester also very easily and receive updates only stable application. Please remember that if you want to become a beta tester of the application from Google Play, you have all the information here.
Remind you that the beta versions of the application are not exempt from errors, its installation can cause unexpected errors, even when installing the application will see messages that warn us, but as a rule the beta version of WhatsApp for Android never gives problems and we will have the latest news before than the stable version of Google Play.