WHATSAPP Posts on XDA

WhatsApp Adds Live Location Sharing

It's fair to say that WhatsApp is the most popular messaging service in the whole world. The company, acquired by Facebook in 2014, has recently said that it has 2 billion monthly active users, and 1 billion active daily users. Other mind-boggling statistics such as a total of 55 billion messages being sent every day...

China Blocks All Access to WhatsApp

In a move strengthening China's grasp on internet consumption and social media, mainland China has now fully blocked WhatsApp and all of its services. This is a large blow to the Facebook re-entrance attempt of the Chinese market, as now there is no Facebook-owned product (with the exception of Colorful Balloons, an application mimicking Facebook...

How to get Blob Emojis in Whatsapp and Telegram on Android Oreo

Not every new feature in Android Oreo has been met with fanfare. The decision to include a blinding bright light theme earned the ire of many, but luckily there's an app for that. Another polarizing change to Google's latest tasty dessert-themed OS is the emoji redesign. Emojis are a fun way to express your emotions over...

Transcriber Converts Voice Notes in WhatsApp to Text

Voice notes in WhatsApp can be incredibly convenient but there are times when it's actually troublesome to listen to them. To remedy this, XDA Recognized Developer Mirko ddd has put together a new application called Transcriber. The process here has you long pressing on a voice note and tap on the share icon that pop up at...

AutoResponder for WhatsApp Lets You Create Auto Responses

WhatsApp is an incredibly popular messaging application and many have been wanting a way for them to program in auto responses. So XDA Member TK Studio has whipped up an application that does exactly that. It's called AutoResponder for WhatsApp, and it lets you create rules which it will follow in order to send auto responses. You...

WhatsApp Beta v2.17.295 Shows Signs of WhatsApp Payments

WhatsApp is an incredibly popular messaging application around the globe. It was only last month when the company announced they had surpassed 1 billion active users each and every day. We've seen the developers adding a lot of new features to the platform lately including GIF search and the ability to send any type of...

WhatsApp Reaches 1 Billion Active Users Per Day Milestone

Social media and communication platforms are serious business, with every big company trying or having tried in the past to get a piece of this giant pie. But sadly and ironically, such platforms can only become very successful once they have become successful, as they feed on their existing popularity to draw in more and...

Latest WhatsApp Beta Supports PiP Video Calls in Android O

Android O is chockfull of new features, and one of the most useful ones is Picture-in-Picture (PiP) functionality. PiP allows videos to play over your screen while using other apps or playing games, and the latest app to add support for this feature is WhatsApp. In the latest WhatsApp beta for Android (version 2.17.265), the application now...

Amazon Might be Working on a New Messaging App Called “Anytime”

Amazon has its hands involved in many different areas of business, and a new report from AFTVNews suggests that the company will soon release a brand new product. More specifically, a messaging app called, "Anytime." According to this report, Amazon has recently been surveying select customers about what features they value the most in messaging apps/services. AFTFNews says that one...

Latest Stable WhatsApp Update Adds the Ability to Send Files of Any Type

Sending files through WhatsApp hasn't always been possible but we give credit to the company for slowly adding this feature into the application. For those unaware, WhatsApp used to not have any file sharing capabilities at all. It started off as just a simple messaging application and there didn't seem to be any indication that...

You Can Finally Send Any File Through WhatsApp

One of the greatest WhatsApp features is file sharing. With a few simple steps, you can share documents with your friends. WhatsApp is finally rolling out a feature that allows sending any file type, including archives and media files. The rollout is limited and slow, but if you're lucky, you might already be able to...

Android O will Improve SMS Authentication for Apps

Each new version of Android brings some major changes to the platform, but there are also a ton of minor changes that aren't nearly as publicized. One such change coming to Android O is an improvement in the way SMS authentication is done by applications. Android O introduces a dedicated API that applications can use to...
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