WhatsApp for Android gets New Features: Text Formatting and File Sharing


WhatsApp has released two new components for Android clients of its new 2.12.535 overhaul, which was discharged not long ago. Those can utilizing the new overhaul can design message – i.e. make it intense or emphasize it – and additionally share reports spared in their Google Drives.

In order to bold or italicize any text, put asterisk marks (*) and underscores (_) before and after it, respectively. For example:


WhatsApp on Android will soon give clients a chance to organize their content to include strong or italics style while informing their companions. The new upgrade likewise conveys the capacity to share records and PDFs from Google Drive, OneDrive, as opposed to simply the inward stockpiling choice.

Notwithstanding, the content seems strong or stressed to beneficiaries just in the event that they additionally have the WhatsApp rendition 2.12.535 introduced on their telephones. Generally the content in the case above seems like *hi* _How’s it going_.

Since this variant of WhatsApp has not been made accessible on Google Play Store yet, most clients would not have the capacity to utilize the content organizing highlight yet.

The other key element WhatsApp has presented for an Android client is the choice to share records partook in their Google Drives. Nonetheless, the records are changed over to PDF and put away locally on the gadget as opposed to being shared as a cloud-based archive.

Keeping in mind the end goal to impart records to others, clients need to pick the ‘Peruse other docs’ alternative in “Report” under ‘Connections’. Google Drive records as PDFs can be imparted to individuals on more established renditions (than 2.12.535) of the application on Android and additionally iOS clients.

Interestingly, Facebook-owned WhatsApp has also released a new version of the app on its website, named 2.12.539, which removes the text formatting but not the Google Drive document sharing option.

The application has likewise added the capacity to share PDF records from Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive records, as opposed to simply the gadget stockpiling. In any case we didn’t see the Google Drive alternative for us in the new APK adaptation. Also when clients are going down a talk, WhatsApp will reflect how the advancement goes too.

On iOS WhatsApp added highlights like ‘Pinch to Zoom’ on video content, outsider application support for sharing pictures and recordings. IPhone clients can now pick from an assortment of strong hues for their talk foundation too. WhatsApp now has 1 billion month to month dynamic clients, only seven years after the application was initially propelled. The texting application sees almost 42 billion messages sent every day by means of its stage, with more than 1.6 billion photographs being shared day by day. Numbers likewise uncover that more than 250 million recordings are shared every day on WhatsApp, and that there are more than 1 billion gatherings.


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