It might sound unbelievable but at present more than 2.1 billion people throughout the world own smartphones. According to researches, about 90% of this number reaches out to their smartphones at least 200 times in a day. But have you ever analyzed what is there so attractive with a phone which is meant for making and receiving calls? Well, the invention of smartphones has changed the traditional definition of phone. A smartphone having access to a sound internet connection offer one access to over thousands of applications which have been designed to not just bridge your boredom but also make your life easy.
Not just making and receiving calls but now you can send voice clips, make video calls, take and share images, share documents, links, location details, watch your favourite movies or daily soaps, talk shows, pay bills and others using a smartphone. All these have become possible only with the development of some amazing apps. And Whatsapp is one most counted in this range. Offering you with numerous facilities to make your communication session exotic, getting Whatsapp downloaded is the very first thing a person does on buying a smartphone. But this app too now has numerous competitors with Yo Whatsapp being one. Developed by Yousef Al Basha, this app functions without rooting the device. The best part hitched to this application is it comes with a wide array of features i.e. twice the number that you get with original Whatsapp.
Here are some of the features that you will be availing with Yo Whatsapp:-
Themes- This app brings to you the most exotic feature of changing the chat theme according to your desire and also updating it with YoWhatsapp updates.
Privacy choices- Just similar to the original Whatsapp, YoWhatsapp too comes with privacy options like hiding last seen, hiding double tick, hiding blue tick, hiding ‘typing’ option and profile picture.
Security lock- When using YoWhatsapp, you don’t have to download any app lock for keeping your chats secure. This is because Yo Whastapp Apk itself comes with inbuilt security lock to keep all your messages and information secure.
Sending messages to anyone- This is one of the most essential and latest feature available with YoWhatsapp. Using it, you can send messages to anyone present and well as not present in your contact list.
Sharing Media- You will get to enjoy sharing videos, images, documents, links, location details as well as GIFs with Yo Whatsapp. This is again something similar to what you get to do with the original version of Whatsapp. Adding on, with Yo Whatsapp, you can even send a video file ranging upto 700 MB with ease, something not possible with the original version.
Changing the Launcher Icon- While with Whatsapp original, you cannot change the launcher icon, with YO Whatsapp, you can do the same.
Group Messaging- This app offers you the provision to create a group of over 200 members and send message accordingly.
Confirmation Call prior to Calling- Before you call any of your contact, you get to use the confirmation call app. This will help you to know whether you are calling the right person or not. This feature has been designed keeping in concern the fact that often due to haste, people ends up dialling wrong numbers.
Setting your name in the main screen- This is another feature not available with the original version of Whatsapp. With this, you can write your name in the main screen of Yo Whatsapp.
Taking screenshots and sharing- Whether you will be able to take screenshots or not depends on the configurations of your phone but with Yo Whatsapp, you can send these screenshots to your contacts.
Setting call privacy or hiding patterns- This feature is one exclusively available with Yo Whatsapp. This allows you to create call privacy i.e. reject calls from contacts you don’t want to or span calls.
New Emojis- Yo Whatsapp comes with some amazing emoticons which you can use to express your emotions. This is a fun-filled features hitched to this app.
Sending all types of files- Now with Yo Whatsapp, you can send files of any types to your contacts with ease.
Pinning chats- Yo Whatsapp allows pinning as many as 1000 chats. Isn’t it amazing?
Adding effects- You can now add effects to the images or videos you want to share with your contacts.
Call disable- If you dont want to accept call from any particular contact, you can use the call disable feature.
Blocking- Blocking feature with YO Whatsapp is similar to that of Whatsapp original. You can block upto 30 contacts at a time.
Message backup and restore- A backup of all messages can be created and as per your need, you can restore the same.
Here is a brief on Yo Whatsapp app info:
App version- 7.15
App Size- 434MB
App Name- YO Whatsapp
Root needed- No root needed
Developer- Yousef Al Basen
Last updated- 20th December, 2017
Download & Installation Process
Though accessible on all android driven phones, but you will not find this app on Google Playstore. Hence the only option to download this app is downloading it manually. Also remember that Yo Whatsapp is available in two versions. For those who want to use original Whatsapp alongside Yo Whatsapp with another number, then ‘Com.Yowa.Package’ is the one you should head with.
Once you are done with downloading the app, it is time to get it installed. For the same, tap on the ‘Install’ option and get it on your phone. After installing, go to the settings section.
Enter your credentials i.e. phone number with which you want to access this app.
An OTP will be sent to your name.
Enter this OTP in the space given and with the completion of this process you will be able to use Yo Whatsapp.
After that you can put your profile picture and status as per your choice.
No Root permission is needed when you are using Yo Whatsapp Apk, but do make sure that your device enjoys sound internet connection.
Android Device Requirements Before Installation
Yo Whatsapp is accessible on all android devices except on some Samsung smartphones like S5, S6,S7, Note 4, Note5 and Note 7.
So get this app on your phone and enjoy exploring its features with ease.