To update WhatsApp, there are two different options, one is using the Malavida website and the second option is using Google Play.
How to update WhatsApp through Malavida
First, you need to check the version number of WhatsApp installed on your device. To do this, open WhatsApp, go to the Chats tab and click on the icon with the 3 vertical dots in the upper right corner.
Go to Settings.Press on Settings
Go to the Help section.Go to Help
Now tap on the option App info.Press App info
A new window will appear with information about the app. Look for the version number and write it down so you can have it ready in the next steps.Write down the version number
Now, go to the WhatsApp for Android page at Malavida (https://www.malavida.com/es/soft/whatsapp/android/) and see which version number we offer for download.
If the website version number matches your installed version number, it means you have the latest version available and are up to date. However, if the version number on the web is higher, you must update it. For updates, you have to download the new version through the green Download button available at the end of this guide. Repeat the operation in the next windows, tap the green Download button and you will start downloading the corresponding file.Button to download WhatsApp from Malavida
Once the download is complete, you can find the file in your usual download folder, tap on the file. Depending on your operating system version, you may also be able to update from the system notification.
WhatsApp will automatically detect that it is already installed and will offer you the option to update the app. Click Install in the lower right corner.Press Install
Once the installation of the new version is complete, press Open to run the app.Press Open to open the new version
How to update WhatsApp through the Google Play Store
To update WhatsApp to the latest version using Google Play, first go to the Play Store app installed on your device. Once inside, look for an icon with three horizontal stripes in the upper left corner.Press the icon with the 3 horizontal lines
In the new menu, select the option My apps & games.Access My apps & games
You will access a list of installed and pending updates for apps and games. If WhatsApp is among them, it means that there is a new version in the store. Tap on UpdatePress the Update button
When the update is complete, you can run the app directly from here using the Open button.Press Open to view the new version
Which of the two methods should you choose? We recommend the first one since normally Google Play does not offer to download the latest real version available, while we do. If you want to have the latest version available without a doubt, choose the first update method we have explained above.