Facebook-owned WhatsApp is believed to working on a new app for
Windows 10 device, and meanwhile, the company remains committed
to its current Windows Phone app. WhatsApp recently rolled out
a new update for Windows Phone app with minor bug fixes and
WhatsApp for Windows Phone has been updated to version
126.96.36.199, and the update has addressed a bug that was showing
incorrect notifications on the tile. You can find the changelog
- Fixed the “incorrect notifications on the tile” bug.
The update also includes the general bug fixes and performance
WhatsApp is reportedly working on a new UWP app
Microsoft is said to be working with WhatsApp on a new UWP app
for Windows 10 devices, including the rumoured,
Andromeda. The official UWP flavour of the instant
messaging client is specifically being prepared to run on all
form factors, like laptops.
The concept photos were published on Behance by a Microsoft
designer suggesting that the software giant is working with
Facebook-owned WhatsApp to port the app from Silverlight to
UWP, and it also provides us with a glimpse into how the new
app for Windows 10 could look like.
“We want them to bring their app to Windows 10 desktop and
integrate unique Windows 10 features like Ink and Fluent
Design. The project had [a] successful result which led to
WhatsApp partnering with Microsoft, and we earned high praise
from the WhatsApp team,” the designer said.