WeChat Asks for Update but It is Already Updated on Android

Many users have started to see “Most Recent Version” Error today on WeChat and it happened on Android users. Exact error is “request not allowed due to lower version of wechat. Update the latest version of WeChat first“, however you already have newest version!  This is not the only error for you though. There are many people who have faced this error today. Unfortunately there is not much to do against this problem since the problem is related with the application itself. WeChat has already told that, there will be new update coming soon. You will able to use the application.

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Update! For Android devices (Solution that you can try on your phone)

If you are getting this error, we recommend you to try download WeChat from official source of the application. Do the following for this:

1-) Tap and hold WeChat icon in your phone and uninstall it.

2-) Settings > Lock Screen and Security > Enable Unknown Sources

3-) Go to official website of WeChat.

4-) Tap on “Download for Android” icon and select “Direct Download”.

5-) Install it to your your device.

I am Using the Newest WeChat Version and Getting Most Recent Version Error

We got several similar questions today. You can try reinstall the application from playstore. Click here to see how to reinstall WeChat.

There is not too much to do for that at the moment. We are going to update this subject if there will be any update from WeChat Android.

WeChat Alternatives That You can Use on Android

If you would use WeChat for personal purposes like meeting new people, we also recommend you to use applications below:

Tinder: Download Tinder on Play Store

Tinder is very famous applications for making new friends and there are several people who are using this app. However we recommend you to beware of fake profiles and we recommend you to find someone with realistic pictures. You may have lots of friends through this application on your Android device. If you have been banned from Tinder, take a look at our Get Unbanned from Tinder tutorial.

Chatous: Download Chatous on Play Store

Chatous  is another good application to video chat with people. Registration is not required for this platform. Unfortunately text chat has been disabled for Chatous and there is only video.

Tango: Download Tango on Play Store

Tango is another famous messenger and random chat application that you can chat with people. However this application is very similar to WeChat. You will certainly enjoy it.

Chat Alternative: Download Chat Alternative on Play Store

This is a chat platform like Omegle and Chatous. You will able to use only video chat on here and you won’t able to chat on here without your camera. It is a well moderated chat platform.

See Also: Unable to Login WeChat on Android

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Laurana McInes

I am Laura... I am knowledgeable about WeChat, WhatsApp and Omegle subjects. I provide solutions and tips for those applications and websites.

One thought on “WeChat Asks for Update but It is Already Updated on Android

  • December 23, 2017 at 5:34 pm

    I can’t sign up as its saying update new version even after updating its appear same update new version.


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