WhatsApp Messenger has just been updated to 2.8.6, and changes made include optimization improvements for both the iPhone 5 and iOS 6. The update is available to download for free, right now, in the iOS App Store, and is available for the iPhone and iPod touch.

As briefly outlined in the app’s release notes, changes made in version 2.8.6 of WhatsApp include:

  • iPhone 5 and iOS 6 improvements

The app provides smartphone owners with a cross-OS free messaging service, and is available for Android, BlackBerry, Symbian and Windows Phone, besides the iOS.

Grab WhatsApp Messenger 2.8.6 in the App Store now. As mentioned, the update is available for free, otherwise WhatsApp will set you back $0.99.