Ever since the creation of WhatsApp, it has constantly been introducing many new features for its users. From status update to fonts and privacy settings, the instant messenger has added several changes in its mobile app from time to time. One of the most interesting features includes WhatsApp photo filters that iPhone users have already been using since June. However, the feature is not available to Android users yet.
WhatsApp Photo Filters
According to reports, WhatsApp photo filters was spotted on Android beta version 2.17.297, but was quickly removed with a follow-up version 2.17.298. For a short period of time, the feature was tested. This brief test hinted at its imminent arrival.
A tipster Moshe E has shared a couple of screenshots to show how these new photo filters are going to look like in the Android beta app.
In beta mode, WhatsApp photo filters on Android app has worked in the same way as it does on iPhone. In order to use this latest feature, just head over to WhatsApp and navigate to the individual or group chat that you’d like to send media to. Now, you need to click on the attachment icon, capture or select a photo, video, or GIF, and swipe up. The photo filters will be available from a swipe up function while you edit an image before sending. Currently, WhatsApp beta is offering five different filters – Pop, Cool, Chrome, B&W, and Film, though more filters could be added in the stable Android version. You can choose from any of the five WhatsApp photo filters and hit the send button.
Please note that the feature is not available in the latest version of WhatsApp beta right now. However, it has been available on the iOS app for the last two months and soon, it’ll arrive for Android users, so hold on tight.
If you can’t wait to try your hands on this WhatsApp photo filters feature, you can download the APK file for WhatsApp Android version 2.17.297 and make the app stop from auto updating on the Google Play Store.
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