Backup WhatsApp Messages – and Videos in Your Chat Backups

WhatsApp messenger service now allows you to backup videos with your usual chat backups. Version 2.12.5 of WhatsApp messenger for Apple iOS allows this functionality. This free messenger program allows you to possibly send free short message service messages.

This application runs on an iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Nokia S60, Nokia S40, and Windows Phone. At this time backing up videos is only available for Apple iPhone. Version 2.12.5 is compatible with iOS six or later and is optimized for iPhone five, iPhone six, and iPhone six Plus.

This forty six megabyte download is available from WhatsApp Messenger iTunes page. This free application uses either your 3G or WiFi connection to send text across, making it possible for entirely free communications. Here are some other new features with version 2.12.5:

* Customize your notification settings including ability to mute
* You can now backup videos along with chats
Go to "Settings" then choose "Chats and Calls" and finally select "Chat Backup"
* Swipe to right to mark messages read or unread
* Better overall support for VoiceOver feature
* Directly share contacts from contacts application to WhatsApp
* Directly share locations from Apple Maps to WhatsApp
* Possibly lower your data usage during calls
Go to "Settings" then "Chats and Calls"
* As you scroll through chats, earlier messages automatically appear
* Better design for both cropping photos and videos
* A large thumbnail map for location messages

Finally, WhatsApp is entirely free for your first year and ninety nine cents per year there after.

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Aaron J. Berg is the owner of Anet Computers, host of the Reality PC podcast, and blogger at AnetComputers.com. For over thirteen years, he worked for fortune 500 companies and the United States Federal government supporting computers. Now he helps you solve your most common computer problems.

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