If you are a WhatsApp user today is your lucky day. The cross platform app  has now been updated with a heavy load of changes which include

  • Group Info Screen content is now fully scrollable, for better usability
  • Account Info screen now looks nicer and has direct payment buttons
  • Added basic media thumbnail browser to Group Info and Contact Info screens
  • User is now notified if they try to send a message to a blocked contact, and prevented from sharing to a blocked contact
  • Added an option to the Media Settings screen for setting a custom chat wallpaper
  • Group chats now open to the last read message, and show an “Unread messages” separator bar
  • Outgoing message status indicator now shown in the corner of the active frame
  • Contact picker now supports peek when shown from the hub or a Share action
  • Chat screen now appears more quickly and smoothly from the hub
  • Various bug fixes for hub integration


Make sure you head over to BlackBerry World and upgrade WhatsApp and sound off in the comments!