Privacy Settings and Recent Updates on WhatsApp for Android

We already know that WhatsApp is the most popular chat application. WhatsApp has recently introduced a fresh privacy update i.e., v2.11.169 for Android which gives new privacy options. Everyone can know your last seen in WhatsApp. If you do not like to display your last seen option to your friends or everyone, you can easily set the privacy settings. In setting options the “last seen notification” options is available. You can also select who can see your profile picture and also status message. The available options are everyone can see it, only your mobile contacts can see it and also set no one can see it.


There are some other changes in WhatsApp, The mute option has been updated more functionality. Earlier, when you muted a particular group, however you will received the all the notifications. But now muting the particular group makes it totally silent until you open the particular application. However, we are still facing some problem that is, there is no permanent mute choice and also maximum period you have to choose continuous one week.


Now you can also pay for your friend. It is possibly to select from 1, 3, or 5 year membership option and surprise this to a friend making use of PayPal, Google Wallet as well as mailing payment web page link. Finally the broadcast messages notification bar is already removed and you may still post broadcast messages.


You want to know the step by step process for last seen notification and whatever with screen-shots then you have to search it on Google for Privacy and recent updates on WhatsApp. Some android app development companies had already written the brief article on this topic. Nowadays android app development is increasing day by day with launched new range of chat applications.


Top Must have Messaging Apps for Android

U&Me Messenger (Free)

U&Me Messenger is a well-known chat application that supports all platforms. By using this app, you can send unlimited free text messages with live beautiful stickers. If you want to send a message at a time, you can create a group and add people then send within seconds.

Apart from messaging, you can also send Voice messages, File Attachments, image sharing make Free Audio/ Video Calls across mobile devices. This messenger is available in all major platforms such as iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Windows Phone. It is completely free of cost. Just you need to have internet connection only.



Whatsapp is presumably the most prominent and popular messaging application for sending and receiving messages with Wi-Fi or local data pack mobile connections.

No more totally free, but after its just $0.99 for every year with the first year free. WhatsApp handles all of your fundamental requirements from a messaging services. The sending of number of text messages and also create your own group and inviting your friends, pictures, stickers and voice messages are all fully supported.


SnapChat is also another application for communicating people via smartphones. This app consist, you can send messages as well as images within a second. Images are captured and you can send it immediately.

You can add text messages with under the images. So you will show your feelings with images with text to your friends. One main feature is that, you can save your own image in this app.

Kik (Free)

Kik is also like whatsapp, you can chat your friends individually as well as group chat. The whole contacts can be imported from your mobile contacts those can already using this application. It is also possible to add different people once you know their particular nickname.

The all above apps are more popular in today’s world. Most of the android app development companies will try to develop more messaging apps with huge features in upcoming days.