WhatsApp iOS beta now open for public: Here is how to register, install
WhatsApp has officially made available its beta version for all iOS users. It was initially limited to a few users. Now, anyone can register to become a beta tester for WhatsApp on iOS to get access to test features even before they are rolled out for everyone. Unlike iOS, WhatsApp beta programme on Android and Windows is available for all it users. According to a WABetaInfo report, WhatsApp beta for iOS is already available.
To download beta version for WhatsApp, iOS users will need to download TestFlight from App Store. Currently, WhatsApp Messenger iOS beta version 2.18.102 is available to install. Once TestFlight is downloaded, click on the link provided by to become a beta tester. Users will then need to accept the terms and conditions for the next step.
Finally, when one clicks on install, WhatsApp will ask users if they want to replace the current app version with the test version. The dialogue box also warns users that they might lose app data. Though users should not lose app data during the process, users can back up their WhatsApp chat history, just to be sure.
Click on “Install” and then “Open” to open the new WhatsApp beta app. Those interested to join iOS beta programme for WhatsApp are recommended to register for it sooner as slots might be limited. WABetaInfo notes that WhatsApp beta for iOS gets updates every two days. WhatsApp iOS beta testers can report for any bug and issues in beta build along with a description and screenshot through the “Contact Us” option in Settings menu.
WhatsApp beta allows users to access upcoming features that might not even roll out for the public. It includes features that WhatsApp is testing and users should note that the version might be buggy and cause the app to not work properly at times. This can be reported to WhatsApp through “Contact Us” option.