WhatsApp Download 2.12.170 BETA – Ultimate Improved Version Available
WhatsApp 2.12.170 is the second BETA version that got released this week. Unfortunately, this update doesn’t come with any new major changes or new features, but we can clearly say that the company is working hard on improving the application on all its aspects.
The new WhatsApp 2.12.170 BETA version APK file has been increased by 16KB over the previous BETA version and it has 130 modified files that are related to: chats, calls, Google Drive, application settings and more. We’re pretty sure that the developers of WhatsApp will release one or two more WhatsApp versions (or more) before this week ends and hopefully we will see some new features added to the application.
There are a lot of rumors saying that Google Drive is going to be released soon enough. It seems that the developers have finished working on this feature and once it will be added to the application, you will be able to save (and restore) WhatsApp’s chat history backup file from this service offered by Google.
WhatsApp 2.12.170 BETA: Downloading and Installing on Android
The APK (installation) file of WhatsApp 2.12.170 can’t be downloaded from the Google Play Store. This is why you will need to manually download it from the official WhatsApp website (whatsapp.com/android). After downloading the WhatsApp 2.12.170 APK file from the internet, you will have to manually install it on your Android device.
HINT: Before starting installing the WhatsApp 2.12.170 APK on your Android device, make sure that you uninstall the current WhatsApp version that you have installed on it.
In order to install APK files which have been downloaded from third party sources (not from the Google Play Store), you will need to manually install them. This can’t be done until you enable Unknown Sources option from Settings->Security. After enabling the Unknown Sources option, head to the folder where you’ve saved the WhatsApp 2.12.170 APK file and install it on your Android device. Enjoy!