Additional Information Of Whatsapp Application:
The technical information of the Whatsapp application given below
|Initially Released on||January 2009|
|Android stable version released on||November 10, 2020|
|iOS stable version||2.20.121|
|iOS stable version released on||November 10, 2020|
|Compatible OS||Android, iOS, kaiOS, Windows Phone, macOS, blackberry OS, Symbian S60|
|Available in iOS||40 languages|
|Available in android||60 languages|
|Size for iOS||154.3 MB|
|Compatible iOS||iOS 9.0 and above, iphone|
|Available Languages||English, Arabic, Bengali, Burmese, Catalan, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Kannada, Kinyarwanda, Macedonian, Malagasy, Korean, Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russain, Spanish, Swedish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese|
Permissions For Whatsapp Application:
The list of permissions that a user has to allow for the Whatsapp application is as given below
The app allows purchasing inside the application
Device and app history
The user has to permit the Whatsapp application to read device sensitive data and the internal system state. The application also requires access to the web bookmarks, history and the data regarding the list of running apps.
Cellular data settings
The Whatsapp application requires a permit to access the data regarding cellular data settings to connect with the internet connection.
Details regarding the identity to find accounts on the device required for the Whatsapp application, it also requires the authentication over to read contact card, modify contact card.
The user has to grant the permissions to read device contacts and to modify.
The Whatsapp application requires rights to read calendar events and confidential data. Retrieves the calendar events and send emails to guests without owner involvement.
The Whatsapp application consists of a feature of share live location and current location so that it requires the access of approximate location to share the current location. It also requires extra location provider commands.
For transmission and receiving the messages, the Whatsapp application requires permission to send, receive, and edit text messages.
The features of audio calls and video calls require access over the call log to read and write them. The user has to provide access to reroute outgoing calls and make calls without user involvement
The WhatsApp application supports sharing the multimedia messages; to do this, it requires authentication to read the contents of USB, modify and delete USB contents.
Access over the camera to take the picture and to record videos
To attend the audio call and video call it requires access to the device microphone
Wi-fi connection information
The WhatsApp application can connect with the internet through cellular data or wi-fi connection. To connect with wi-fi, it wants to retrieve the data regarding wi-fi information.
Bluetooth connection information
For sharing the files through Bluetooth, it requires the information regarding the Bluetooth connections
- Wearable sensors
While using the application, it requires to retrieve the information regarding the wearable sensors
Device ID& call information
To avoid any fake any fraudulent tasks the application receives and store the device ID and also the call information of the device.
The users of Whatsapp application are allowed to read and write the social stream in the social networks