WhatsApp Beta Version 2.16.322 Updated for Windows Platform with Refreshed Status Icon and More

WhatsApp Shortcut to Gallery

WhatsApp, the popular instant messaging app, had snagged a new recent update on its Beta channel of the Windows 10 Mobile and for the Windows Phone platforms, which bumped the app to the latest updated version 2.16.322.

The latest update for WhatsApp Beta does not come with any new features and there is no change log. However, there are a few conspicuous changes in the User Interface (UI). There have been a couple of improvements made to the existing performance issues and a few bugs have also been fixed with this updated release. The new UI changes that have been pushed by the team to the Windows Phone app have been listed here forth.

Updated the Icon to Send Media

The latest update for WhatsApp beta version 2.16.322 for Windows Phone has revised the icon which allows users to forward their media to Status.

WhatsApp Beta 2.16.322 Status Icon

Number of Recent Updates in Status

The recent update of WhatsApp beta app for Windows Phone version 2.16.322 has also added the ability for the user to see the number of recent updates that are there in a status.

WhatsApp Updates in Status

Privacy Options

 With the latest update of WhatsApp beta app version 2.16.322 for the Windows Phone, there will now be options in regard to the privacy of the Status. The UI of contacts selector has also changed which will now have options for selecting the contacts with whom the status should be shared.

WhatsApp Privacy Options

According to a report by windows latest, the tick mark that appears when the user shares or forwards anything to multiple contacts has been improved by giving it a new look.

WhatsApp Contacts selector

Updated Status icon

WhatsApp beta version 2.16.322 for the Windows Phone has been updated with a new refreshed Status icon, which when tapped allows the user to add a new status.

WhatsApp Updated Status icon

Shortcut to Gallery

The latest update in WhatsApp beta app version 2.16.322 for the Windows Phone has now added a new shortcut to the Gallery. So now, when the Camera is opened, the users can just click on the shortcut icon from the view, which will directly lead them to the Gallery.

WhatsApp Shortcut to Gallery

According to @WABetaInfo, the feature is still disabled and the users will have to wait until WhatsApp enables it in the beta channel for all the registered users. The WhatsApp Beta app for the Windows 10 mobile device can be downloaded by clicking on the link given here – Download WhatsApp Beta for Windows 10 Mobile

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