WhatsApp is the world’s most popular messaging platform. WhatsApp’s continuously improving its services to gain its popularity among users. Now WhatsApp has added new support for all Android beta users. This new support is Unicode 9 emojis with the version 2.17.44. Although this version is not new for iOS users. The emojis were previously available for Apple iOS 10.2 users. Google rolled out the same in the Android Nougat 7.1 update.
Now the newly launched service will be available for all Android users. It does not matter whether they have Android 7.1 Nougat running on their devices or not.
New Unicode 9.0 emojis nested with many new support. This includes Selfie, facepalm, shrug, pregnant mother. Apart from these, this includes mother and son emoji, a father with two kids emoji, rainbow flag. This newly added include gender diverse emojis. They are Woman detective, Athlete, weight lifter, swimmer, and surfer. There are many more interesting emojis like ROFL (rolling on the floor laughing), drooling face, clown face and lying face.
All above-stated features are available for its beta users only. This means you cannot use this new feature unless you have signed to becomes the beta tester. For beta users, WhatsApp provides early access. Means beta users can use the new feature before they are launched in the market for public use.
How to become WhatsApp beta tester
You should log on to play store and open WhatsApp Messenger app. Now scroll to the last. You will find a ‘Become a beta tester’ option. Just click on this option to become a beta tester for WhatsApp. Now you a beta tester and you can enjoy the new services.
There are very less no of users for Android Nougat 7.0 users. This OS was launched in August and had only 0.3 percent users in November. The adoption rate is very slow. So this forced to launch to new support for all other Android users. In fact, this makes sense as well.
WhatsApp got very large user base. This most famous App have got over one million users. This giant app is working and researching for new features rigorously. Recently this app was reportedly working on the new feature. By using this new service user in a group chat to be able to broadcast their live location to each other.
WhatsApp recently launched new service video calling and GIF support. In a new iOS update of the app brought the ability to queue the messages. Means when the internet connection is not available all your messages will be queued and delivered when you have the internet.
So if you want to enjoy these services then become a beta member now. You can follow the simple steps to become a beta member in this article. Once you are a beta member, you can use these services before they are launched to the public.