WhatsApp Update For WP8 Released, Brings In-App Dialing, Background Agent Support

Here comes the smashing news about WhatsApp on Windows Phone 8, now has addressed some of the issues with this latest update and brought some great and new features to ensure smoother WhatsApp experience. Check the details on what this voice messenger brings onto the WP8 platform handsets after this jump.

WhatsApp as always been the popular instant messaging and multimedia sharing app based service available for almost all the mobile platforms, and today, with this new WhatsApp update for WP8 devices brings voice calling from within the app. What’s more to know about this newer Windows Phone 8 app update?

WhatsApp brings in-app dialing along with new smileys, so that user can see them on the double wide tiles and now the WP8 messaging app allows users to keep music playing in the background while using the app simultaneously.

Wait! The app for Windows Phone 8 is yet to integrate a VoIP function like Viber and other competitors, the new version allows you to initiate a call through the phone’s dialer, and it also promises to fix notification problems as well. However, you will discover some complaints about push notifications on the Windows Phone Store either.

Although, the new WhatsApp App 2.10.491.0 version also adds support for Windows Phone background agents, that prevents the WhatsApp app from killing off music and other unique tasks. Most innovative in the latest app update would be the new emoticons, because WhatsApp sure deserves a smiley for these much-needed changes.

You can now download WhatsApp update for Windows Phone 8 from the Windows Phone Store for free of charge with several performance improvement tweaks.