Here Is How To Rollback To Old WhatsApp On Non-rooted Android Device: WhatsApp has added a number of new features in last few months and one the most awaited feature of editing and deleting sent message, that we are looking forward to is yet to be released for the normal user. Recently added features include the Video Calls, Status like Snapchat, and two-step verification for security. Facebook-owned WhatsApp has kept on stealing ideas from Snapchat and implementing them on their app.
Many of the users got infuriated after the release of the recent update featuring “Status” on WhatsApp and want to go back to the old WhatsApp status. But the question is how to rollback to old WhatsApp on Android when the company won’t allow doing that?
Here is the step-by -step guide to rollback to the older version of WhatsApp on a non-rooted android device if you desperately wants to do that.
Didn’t Like The New Update Of WhatsApp? Here Is How To Rollback To Old WhatsApp On Non-rooted Android Device
As we have said the company won’t allow you to downgrade messaging app once you upgrade it. Fortunately, you can download and install the older version of WhatsApp from a third party source. Now let us just discuss the steps to successfully installing the messaging app:
First of all, go to Settings > Security and toggle the switch “on” for Unknown Sources, now you will be able to install apps from third-party sources.
A popup will show up on screen prompting you about the risk of installing apps from third-party sources. I want to prompt you also to tap Ok on your own risk.
Now open WhatsApp and go to Settings > Chats > Chat Backup and create a backup of all your chatting history. It might take some time.
Then uninstall the WhatsApp in your Application Manager.
Open any of your browsers and go to this link. According to us, the WhatsApp v2.17.77 would be a decent choice if you want to rollback. Look for the same version APK file and download it.
After the download, completion goes to the Download folder in File Manager and tap on the WhatsApp APK file that you just downloaded. On next screen tap on Install button, aand installation will begin.
After the installation, run the app, accept the Terms & C0nditions, verify the contact number, restore the backup and done.
So now you know the method to rollback to an older version of WhatsApp. Let us know in the comment section whether this method was helpful for you or not.