Whatsapp has finally updated the Google Play version of its application with new privacy features for last seen, status and profile photo. It had already released these changes as a part of the version available on its website. The new version (2.11.186) also brings host of other features and improvements.
Full change-log for Whatapps v2.11.186
- New privacy settings for last seen, profile photo and status
- Camera shortcut for quicker picture sending
- Ability to pay for a friend’s WhatsApp service
- Large video thumbnails in chat
- Option to show unread messages on home screen widget (Android 3.0+)
- 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+)
We always recommend using the Google Play version of Android apps, so if you had updated to the APK provided on Whatsapp website, you should revert to the Google Play version.