Saturday, November 2, 2013

WeChat gets KitKat compatibility, Google Contacts support and more.

WeChat is a multi-function messaging app that is extremely popular in China and other asian countries with over 50 million downloads for a platform that boasts 300 million active users. As with other platforms of its kind, WeChat gives free chat and video sessions to its users including a push to talk mode. WeChat is also a multi-platform app in that it works on Android, iOS and Windows Phone. 

WeChat has been updated to version 5.0.3 with the following changes:

- Fully compatible with Android 4.4
- Sign up via Email
- Add Google Contacts to find more friends
- Make Voice Call to WeChat friends
- Manually clean WeChat files to save space
- Export chat history via Email
- Edit and send Favorite Messages to friends


  1. Except it isn't actually fully 4.4 compatible. None of the location based features work.

  2. Did you inform the developer about these issues?

  3. I have upgraded my nexus 4 to android 4.4. Wechat find people nearby functionality is not working. As soon as i click to launch that feature , application closes.

    1. after update to Android 4.4, all wechat 5.x version can not using video call , people nearbly , shake and etc//

    2. yes, i have same problem too

  4. I am facing the same issue after upgrading to KitKat 4.4

  5. I am facing same issue, not good i must say...

  6. I'm using nexus 5 on 4.4, video call and walkie talkie causes app to crash with black screen then restart. Nor good.