WhatsApp Sticker Packs Store introduced with new Android beta update; adds new notifications for enterprise chats

The new WhatsApp Sticker Packs Store will act as a storefront for its animated sticker packs, and currently connects to the Facebook server.

A new WhatsApp update has been submitted to the Google Play Store's Beta Program. The new version tagged as 2.18.32 introduces a WhatsApp Sticker Packs Store and even reveals end-to-end encryption for enterprise chats.

A 3D printed Whatsapp logo. Reuters

A 3D printed Whatsapp logo. Reuters

While we have heard of new sticker packs appearing in previous beta updates to the Android app, the software brings a store to host them on. According to WaBetaInfo, the new WhatsApp Sticker Packs Store will act as a storefront for its animated sticker packs, and currently connects to the Facebook server.

Connecting to the Facebook server allows WhatsApp users to access and download a variety of sticker packs that are currently available on Facebook.

The source claims that there is also a new button visible inside the current beta update. Tapping on it opens the 'WhatsApp Stickers Packs Store' allows users to download, delete and manage their sticker packs. The feature for now is currently under development and will be remotely enabled in future updates for beta users.

The upcoming WhatsApp Sticker Packs Store on the WhatsApp Android beta. WaBetaInfo

The upcoming WhatsApp Sticker Packs Store on the WhatsApp Android beta. WaBetaInfo

The second new addition is a notification about end-to-end encryption when chatting with an enterprise account. Apart from letting users know about the chat encryption, WhatsApp will also informs the user that the said company on WhatsApp may be using another company to store, read and respond to your messages and calls on the application. Tapping on the yellow message will give you more details on its privacy policy.

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