Overview of this version: – WhatsApp Status: Post photos, videos, and GIFs to your status and share with your contacts what’s going on throughout your day. Status updates from your contacts appear in the Status tab, and they’ll disappear after 24 hours. Long press on a contact’s name in the Status tab to mute their updates. – Quickly access the camera by swiping right from the Chats tab. – Turn on two-step verification in Settings > Account to require a passcode when registering your phone number with WhatsApp.