WhatsApp Update 2.16.263 For Android Now Available For Download: Photo Editing With Stickers, Drawings Confirmed

WhatsApp Update 2.16.263 For Android Now Available For Download: Photo Editing With Stickers, Drawings Confirmed
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Good news Android fans, the WhatsApp Update 2.16.263 is now available for download to your device. Features such as photo editing using stickers and drawings have also been confirmed for the BETA version of the app.


Join over 1 billion users and create your own WhatsApp account to use the app. Now you can send text messages, documents, images, video, user location and audio messages to other users using standard mobile numbers through the internet.

According to Neurogadget, to access the new features of the WhatsApp Update 2.16.263 simply tap on the icon below the camera. After which you can tap any picture you have on the carousel. This is the only way to use the new feature as you will not be able access it if you go directly to the gallery.

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Once you have accessed the new editing feature, you will notice that you can now add pictures, text, or freehand drawings to the photo. Now you can personalize an image before sending it to your friend.

WhatsApp Update 2.16.263 Now Available For Download

The feature is only currently available on the latest WhatsApp version. To download the BETA version simply open the Google Play Store webpage for the app and tap the “BECOME A TESTER” button.

After which just go to the Google Play Store app and search for the latest WhatsApp version. Download and then install. Congratulations now you can use the messaging apps’ newest features.

There are many benefits of using WhatsApp, for starters it’s now FREE. Founder Jan Koum finally scrapped the annual subscription fee and now allows users to enjoy the app without spending a dime.

Secondly, internet is readily available. Even if you have no data connections, WiFi hotspots are practically everywhere allowing you to connect anytime, anywhere.

Finally it’s not limited to simply sending instant text messages. As shown by the WhatsApp Update 2.16.263, it’s continually evolving to be more than just a regular messaging app.

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