WhatsApp has a software update link

Android Update WhatsApp for Android - here's how

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If you like your Whatsapp you can update the app manually. In the following instructions, we will show you how to find out the WhatsApp version currently installed on your Android smartphone and then, if necessary, carry out the update.

Find out the WhatsApp version

To check which WhatsApp version is currently installed on your smartphone, all you need to do is look at the Settings of the app. Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

Perform WhatsApp update

To check whether an update is possible, use the Google Play Store. All available updates are listed there. Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

Quick guide: find out the WhatsApp version

  1. Open in Whatsapp the menu by clicking on the three perpendicular points Tap in the top right of the app.
  2. Choose "Settings" > "Help" > "App info". You will now see the on the screen current WhatsApp versionthat is currently installed on your smartphone.

Quick guide: Perform WhatsApp update

  1. Open the Google Play Store and then tap on the menu (☰) in the top left of the search bar.
  2. Tap on "My apps and games".
  3. Look in the list of pending updates Whatsapp and tap "To update". If WhatsApp is not in the overview, or if you have activated automatic updates, the app is up to date.