Whatsapp updates Android version, you can now turn off “Last seen” feature

Whatsapp has been acquired by Facebook is slowly sinking into everybody and now, Whatsapp have updated their Android application with features that were there in the beta version. The latest update to Whatsapp adds some very important privacy options like letting you to disable “last seen” feature.

WhatsApp for Android v2.11.186

Along with this major privacy change, Whatsapp is also bringing another major change. With the latest update, one can now pay for another user’s subscription. This is a great move from Whatsapp in countries like India where majority of the people do not have access to credit cards. With this facility, it will become easier for them to renew their Whatsapp subscription through their friend.

That is not all. Here is a full list of updated features that you can find in the latest version – 2.11.186
What’s New

  • new privacy settings for last seen, profile photo and status
  • add Camera shortcut for quicker picture sending
  • add ability to pay for a friend’s WhatsApp service
  • add large video thumbnails in chat
  • add option to show unread messages on home screen widget (Android 3.0+)
  • add option to share/save profile photo/group icon
  • increase message history user can send
  • fix sending flag emoji on Sony phones
  • fix voice note recording volume on Samsung Note 3 and Sony phones
  • enabled Hindi (Android 4.1+)

If you are an Android user, you can head over to the Google Play Store to get the latest update.

Author: Monish Kumar

Monish is passionate about smartphones who is also interested in User Experience and Design. He is currently using Samsung Galaxy S3. You can follow him on Twitter and Google+