WhatsApp Gets Overhauled Interface Design and New Attachment Tray

WhatsApp is receiving a refreshed design on iPhone and Android, the first interface overhaul of its kind since 2021.

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The new design rolling out for the Meta-owned social media platform is meant to be fresh, approachable, and simple, according to WhatsApp.

WhatsApp says that sending photos and videos on iOS is now easier, thanks to a new attachment layout. Instead of a full screen menu, there's an expandable tray for accessing features when sending media, documents, polls, and more.

Icons have been updated to a rounded, outlined style, and there are new illustrations with added animations for a "more playful" aesthetic.

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New WhatsApp attachment tray

There's also a new "consistent" green color palette throughout the app, as well as a new dark mode that's one shade darker, which aims to reduce eye strain in low-light environments.

The new changes are rolling out to WhatsApp users on ‌iPhone‌ and Android now, according to the company.

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Top Rated Comments

Zest28 Avatar
2 weeks ago
Still no app for the iPad? They have M4 chips now so they are powerful enough.
Score: 16 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GeoStructural Avatar
2 weeks ago

Unlike Apple Messages, you still can't choose send photos with meta data though right? When sharing photos with friends and family, I always share the meta data, aka the time, date, location, etc
Which is preferred by the majority. Trust me, I know a marriage that ended because of that feature on iMessage. Had it been WhatsApp they would still be together.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
coffeemilktea Avatar
2 weeks ago
This new UI looks so good, I might actually use this app aga- oh wait, never mind, I live in North America.

Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
alexandr Avatar
2 weeks ago

Telegram is an app geared towards teens. Look at their webpage lol
And that is bad because?.. They don't make you engage in any these teen activities that might offend your age. But you're welcome to keep using Skype — I'm not here to judge :D
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Victor Mortimer Avatar
2 weeks ago

Still looks like a 3rd world country
Yep. No What'sCrapp on my devices, not gonna install it.

iMessage or Signal. Nothing else is really trustworthy, and NOTHING from F*c*book is trustworthy.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
blairh Avatar
2 weeks ago
Cool. Bring us an iPad app next.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)