Update: New WhatsApp version will come with all new WhatsApp Payments feature that will allow users to send payments among their WhatsApp contacts. This feature is currently in beta phase and will soon be introduced in the upcoming version.

Download the latest version of the WhatsApp APK file (whatsapp.apk) from the download link provided at the bottom. We continuously offer the most recent version of the WhatsApp APK file directly from WhatsApp official site. Most of the time this version is newer than the Play Store version. Always use the latest version of WhatsApp as they provide new features and has better security tweaks.

WhatsApp, for sure, doesn’t need any introduction. WhatsApp Messenger is one of the most popular and best-chatting application on almost all mobile platforms, whether it is Android or iOS or Windows. Most of the Android users download WhatsApp from Google Play Store, which is always recommended, but sometimes the Play Store version takes a long time to get the beta changes and features, which can be found in the WhatsApp version that is downloaded directly from WhatsApp official website.


So if you want to have the latest version of WhatsApp that your friends do not have, you need to download the Whatsapp APK file and install it on your Android smartphone. There is no reason to uninstall the previous version, as the newer version will automatically update the old version. The complete details of the latest WhatsApp version are provided below.

The latest version of WhatsApp provides chat backup on Google Drive, call feature, individual contact notifications, mark chat as an unread feature and much more. The new update also allows users to send zip files, PDF documents, etc. as an attachment.


What’s New

  • Group admins can now choose to allow only admins to send messages to a group. Open “Group info” > tap “Group settings”. Non-admins will still be able to read messages and respond privately by tapping “Message admin”.
  • Now you can post text-only updates to your status and they’ll be visible for 24 hours. Just tap the pencil icon in the Status tab, type what you’d like, and pick a background color or font of your choice.
  • When in a video call, you can tap back to continue the video call in picture-in-picture mode (Android 8.0+).
  • Dark mode is now available.

*Note: Please note that the WhatsApp.apk file provided above is UNTOUCHED and is directly downloaded from the official website, and no modifications have been made to the file. All the rights are reserved by WhatsApp Inc, and we are nowhere associated with them. We are only providing an untouched version of WhatsApp so that our users can download the latest version of the WhatsApp APK file.

To download the latest version of WhatsApp Messenger for Android phones, stay tuned with us. We regularly update this article with the latest version of WhatsApp Messenger even before they hit Google Play.

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May 25, 2017 8:14 pm

Only this version could work on my Android emulator. Thanks guys for this

December 26, 2016 12:25 am

Even orginal whatsapp website will not publish the latest version of Whatsapp, Then how do you get its latest version? and How we can trust it?

XYZ Times
XYZ Times
December 26, 2016 6:34 pm
Reply to  Shani

It’s a beta version and only subscriber to beta version get access to WhatsApp Beta in Play Store. Beta version is always ahead of Play Store stable version.

October 23, 2016 6:32 pm

Honestly iam saying that this website is awesome google playstore it takes time &make us tension but this xyz times is really working well.:-

Jomini Michael
Jomini Michael
August 26, 2018 6:21 am


edeh princewill
edeh princewill
June 4, 2017 11:54 am

I have been unable to download this whatsapp on my tablet. Please kindly assist. It has been telling me that the website no longer exist