Six cool new features. One awesome experience. With WeChat's 5.2 upgrade to enhance your experience, staying connected with your friends opens up a whole new world of possibilities.
And it just keep getting better...
Staying connected was never this much fun. Boost your social experience with WeChat's cool new features:
1. Menu Bar
More convenient and sorted to fit the habits of smartphone users, WeChat 5.2 opens to a clearer interface which has its many features compartmentalized into three sections: Chats, Discover, and Contacts. Chats lets you continue with your current conversations, while Contacts allows you to start new exchanges with your friends. For the rest of your favorite, fun features, one tap of the Discover tab easily takes you to your Moments feed as well as options including Scan QR Code, Shake, People Nearby, Drift Bottle, Games, and Sticker Shop.
2. Friend Radar
Connect with new friends, reconnect with old friends. With WeChat's cool new Friend Radar, you can automatically identify other users in the area with the option to add them to your contact list with a simple tap on their images, without the usual fuss of exchanging little details and more liberty with chatting with your new clique.
3. Real-Time Location Sharing
Planning to go bazaar-hopping with a group of friends for the weekend? Never leave anyone behind and keep everyone in the loop by using WeChat's Real-Time Location Sharing feature. Invite your friends to share where they are and help them navigate their way on the WeChat Map and through an integrated Walkie-Talkie session. Simply open a chat > + > Locations > Real-time Location > to view one another's maps. Now how cool is that?
4. Group Chat Photo Album
If you want to upload photos in your social networking accounts but having problems scrolling through endless chats, WeChat 5.2 has the solution for you. With the integration of the WeChat Group Photo Album, photos shared in your group chat are arranged by date and then stored in one location easily accessed in one tap of the Photo Album icon.
5. Universal Search
Forgot that all all important name or date in your chat conversations? No worries. With WeChat's Universal Search feature, you can quickly revert back to any message or contact by typing into the search field within the Chats tab.
6. Contact List Customization
Building up your social media contact list just got easier with WeChat's Contact List Customization feature, which gives you the option to add photos, addresses and business cards to your friends' profiles.
Apart from these updates, WeChat 5.2 for Android also comes with enhanced versions of its staple features. Among these include more animated stickers from Sticker Shop which capture your experiential responses; Group Chat Mention Notifications which will notify you when your name is mentioned in a Group Chat; boosted quality for Audio and Video Chats; and a LinkedIn Account in WeChat which lets you grow your professional circle. All this, complemented with the new, easy-to-use features means more possibilities to your social media interaction and experience. To upgrade now and for the latest updates, visit www.wechat.com.
WeChat envisions and innovates new ways for people to connect, communicate and share. A mobile social communication app designed for smartphone users, WeChat is the world's fastest growing social app with over 100 million registered accounts internationally.
WeChat empowers users in fun and dynamic ways by bringing together messaging, social communication and gaming in one seamless, interactive experience, with comprehensive privacy and security settings that can be tailored as needed.
WeChat is an all-in-one app that enables users to add friends with several innovative features. These include highly convenient and reliable QR Code Scanning, phonebook and location-based connection services such as "Hold Together", "People Nearby", and "Shake". The Platform facilitates social interaction with real-time "Walkie Talkie," "Voice Call," and "Video Call." Supported on data networks and Wi-Fi, WeChat makes it easy to stay connected with friends anywhere, anytime. Users can choose to communicate and share photos one-on-one, or within their closed social networks through "Moments". The popular WeChat Sticker Shop has a variety of fun animated emoticons to express any emotion. Also, with a host of addictive WeChat Games, users can play and challenge their friends on the move, share scores, and even find competitors nearby.
WeChat is available free for download on Android, Blackberry, iOS, Symbian and Windows operating systems. Learn more about WeChat and download the app at www.wechat.com, or check out the Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/WeChatPH.
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