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WhatsApp Update: New Features Include Location Sharing, Backup Video Chats

WhatsApp Update: New Features Include Location Sharing, Backup Video Chats
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WhatsApp Update: New Features Include Location Sharing, Backup Video Chats

The latest WhatsApp Messenger update for iOS comes with new features like including video in chat backups, location-sharing by Apple Maps and cropping pictures and videos.

Moreover, users can also reduce their data storage when making calls through settings > chats and calls.

According to Softpedia, the upgraded app also lets users directly share contacts from the Contacts app of the device.

(Also read: Things You Need To Know About The WhatsApp Update Now)

The update is available in the App Store on iTunes. While the app has been optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 plus users, it will run on all Apple iOS supporting devices.

Not Yet Available For Android

Although the features have been released for iOS, the same for Android are yet to make an appearance, according to The Next Web.

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