WeChat has been upgraded to version 5.2 for Android along with iOS that brings many new features. The new features include some easy ways to manage your social chatting regime like universal search and contact list customization including a new user interface, Real-Time location sharing and much more.
This new version of WeChat has a more user friendly interface paving into three different sections, Chats, Discover and Contacts. Then comes the new Friend Radar feature that lets you automatically identify other users within the surrounding range and gives you the option of connecting with new set of people just by tapping the images of the other users and gives the option of adding them to your contact list.
The Real time Location sharing feature lets you to invite friends to share their location and help in navigating their way on the WeChat map with a walkie-talkie session. For this you just need to open a chat > Locations > Real-time Location > view another’s map. With Group Chat Photo Album you can find the album or the photo that you have shared with just a tap of the Photo Album icon where all of them are stored date wise. This helps you to save time that will be wasted in scrolling up and checking for the album or the picture that you have shared with your group or a friend.
New Features of WeChat 5.2
- Real-time location sharing with walkie talkie
- Lighter and faster
- Universal search including chat history search
- Receive a special notification if you’re mentioned in a group chat
- Share sticker sets with friends
- Link and show your LinkedIn account
- Better image browsing in chats
- Update friends’ profiles with photos, addresses and business cards
- Calls connect more reliably and video and audio quality is improved
- Double tap on chat message for bigger view
With the Universal Search feature you can easily refer back to any message or contact by typing into the search field within the Chats tab. With the Contact List Customization you can easily add photos, address, business cards and other details to our friend’s profile so that you can now find everything that you need to know just by clicking their profiles.
This updates also brings more animated stickers from Sticker Shop and also Group Chat Mention Notifications that will notify you when your name is mentioned in a Group Chat. It also comes with boosted quality for Video and Audio Chats and a LinkedIn Account in WeChat to increase your circle. Some other features also come with this updates like double tapping on chat message for a bigger view and hold the Camera button to add text in Movements.
So did you download this new version of WeChat? Here is the Google Play Store link to download this for your Android devices. Stay tuned for more updates and information.