Facebook confirms WhatsApp now back on Google Play Store

Facebook confirms WhatsApp now back on Google Play Store

However, if you have previously installed the WhatsApp but installed it later for some reason, you can see the app in the "Previously installed app" section in the Google Play Store. In addition, those WhatsApp subscribers checking their inventory of apps from the Play Store might notice that WhatsApp was removed from their list of installed and beta apps. Unfortunately, the reason for the short absence remains unclear.

New Delhi, Oct 9 (SocialNews.XYZ) At least 15 apps on Google Play Store were found to be engaging in generating frequent, large, and intrusive ads and hiding their app icons in the launcher to make it hard for users to find and remove them, security researchers at global cyber security major Sophos said on Wednesday.

Sensor Tower estimates that consumers spent a huge $21.9 billion on mobile apps across the Google Play Store and Apple App Store in Q3 2019 alone, which is up from $17.9 billion in the same quarter of 2018 - representing an increase of 22.9%.

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So, iPhone users will need iOS 9 or later to run WhatsApp. Having said that if you type WhatsApp and hit the search button, the app will not be available. "However, because these modifications might affect the functionality of your device, we can't provide support for devices using modified versions of the iPhone's operating system", it added.

In what seems to be an odd event, WhatsApp has disappeared (sort of) from the Google Play Store.

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