The messenger is distributed free and is available for mobile devices based on Android, iOS and Windows Phone.
How to install WhatsApp on a phone with Android
WhatsApp is supported by all mobile devices on the basis of Android version 2.3.3 and above. To download the application through the the Play store or the official website of the developer. Below we consider in more detail, and then describe how to set You.
Через the Play store
Before you install Whatsup on the phone, make sure the device is connected to a mobile network or a Wi-Fi. After that, do the following:
Step 1. Open the menu and select the application «the Play store».
Step 2. In the search string type "WhatsApp" and click on the first app from the list.
Step 3. Page opens mobile app. Click on the "Set" , and grant WhatsApp all the necessary permits to begin the download.
and Wait for the installation and click "Open" to start messenger. Or use the shortcut on the screen or in the main menu.
note: use WhatsApp and you can with a computer, using web version of the application. But you still need to install the messenger on your phone.
If for some reason you do not have access to Play Store, then you can download it through the official website. To do this:
Step 1. , Open any web browser and go to official site applications.
Step 2. In the header locate and select the "Download". The page will be updated.
Step 3. In the left part of the screen, select the desired platform.
Step 4. On the opened page, click the green button "Download now" to download the latest version Android applications.
Step 5. connect your device to the PC via a USB and copy a downloaded .apk файл.
Step 6. Open the app "Explorer" on your tablet or smartphone and run WhatsApp.apk to begin installing messenger. Wait for it to finish.
Шаг 7. If you can't start the installation, let the installation of applications from unknown sources. To do this, navigate to "Settings" — "Security".
the Application is installed. Start messenger can be directly through the shortcuts available on the home screen or menu.
to configure WhatsApp
If you launch the app for the first time, you will be prompted to create a new account. To do this, specify the mobile number and confirm the registration using the SMS code. Then, specify the name and select profile picture — this information is visible to the interlocutors. If you already use messenger on a different device, you can restore the call log and history of correspondence.
note: Put Watsup you and Wi-Fi device (without SIM cards), but you have to use the extra phone or tablet capable of receiving SMS messages or calls during the verification process of your account.
WhatsApp automatically sinhroniziruete phonebook data, so the list of available chat rooms will be immediately displayed on the screen. Click on the dialogue to start a conversation or make a call.
the default Watsup play sounds of incoming and outgoing messages, calls. To change settings through the menu "Settings" — Notifications. Here you can enable or disable the vibrate, pop up notification, select ringtone.
В меню "Chats" you can change the font size, choose a Wallpaper (photo from gallery, solid color, standard, library WhatsApp), configure the backup settings. If you want to archive or delete all chats, then click on the item "History", and then select an option.
В меню "Account" you can configure these privacy settings, the visibility of personal data (location, status, profile picture, other information). You can also activate two-step verification and delete account.
Data and storage
For traffic control you can enable or disable startup of media in different types of Internet connection (Wi-Fi, mobile network, roaming). Here, the available statistics on network usage (number of messages sent and received), data storage.
Now you know how to use Whatsup and what you need in order to install and configure the application.