WhatsApp Beta Update : Forwards Count, Shortlinks and More

WhatsApp is the king of all instant messaging services that are available in market. Millions of peoples use WhatsApp in their daily life. WhatsApp beta is a program by this Facebook owned messaging service in which they release updates for some members only to test the new features. Piyush, one of our team member has got chance to test these new features, as he is member of this beta program. He got access to this new update and found some awesome features that are going to be rolled out in upcoming days after successful test.

Forwards Count

We saw something new in the chat information section. The place where you see when someone read or the message delivered, now you can also see that message is forwarded or not and How many times it is forwarded. This feature will help you to know that a message is shared by your friend or just a viral message. This can also help peoples to get rid of viral fake messages and fake news.

Dark Mode

Yes, this is finally a real thing. Dark Mode is now finally available for you on WhatsApp. Believe me, It looks awesome when you’re using in night or low to no light environment. You can get it in the beta mode for now. It will be soon rolled out for all users.


This is not that big news but Shortlinks are now available for WhatsApp Business Account. Basically, you can now get a short link which you can share with your customer so, then can start chatting with you just by clicking on that shortlink. This is a great feature for peoples who want to manage all their orders, payments and feedback and support service through WhatsApp business.

Bonus : No wait. Get all these features now

WhatsApp will officially release these features soon on Play Store with new update. But, If you are curious and want to try these feature right now. Then we are providing an APK file of the latest version of WhatsApp. You can download it from button below and use it now.

Download WhatsApp Beta

Read : How To Use WhatsApp Without Revealing Real Number

How To Install WhatsApp Beta Latest Version

Follow the steps below to install WhatsApp beta version on your mobile:

  • Download the APK File by clicking on the download button above.
  • Open the downloaded file.
  • Go to Security tab and search for “Allow Installation of Apps from unknown sources” and Turn it ON.
  • Now, your app will be installed.
  • After the process is completed, just press “Open“.

Note:- As you’re installing Beta Version so, it may contain bugs.

Abhishek Verma is a tech enthusiast and freelance tech journalist. He has been writing about technology for 4 years. He is passionate about every aspect of technology, especially Android. Abhishek’s articles have been referred by India Today, 360Gadgets, Times of India, MacRumors, AndroidPolice, AndroidAuthority, BGR, Zee News, and many more.

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