How to Download WhatsApp Messenger for PC, Android and iPhone

We have decided to discuss in this post how to download Whatsapp on Android and Whatsapp for iPhone. Whatsapp which is also known as Whatsapp Messenger is a freeware, cross-platform messaging and Voice over IP service owned by Facebook, Inc.

It allows users to send text messages and voice messages, make voice and video calls, and share images, documents, user locations, and other media. So if you want to download Whatsapp on your Smartphone, kindly follow the below steps.

How to Download WhatsApp on Android

You need an Android version above 4.0.3 or higher to download WhatsApp. You also need to be using a phone, rather than a tablet.

There are two ways to download WhatsApp. One is to open Google Play, type 'WhatsApp' into the search box and look for 'WhatsApp Messenger' by 'WhatsApp Inc'.

Tap  'Install' and your download will start immediately, then after downloading it will start installing all you have to do is to wait for it to appear on your phone.

Another way to download it is to go to the Official WhatsApp Website on your mobile browser.
  • Tap on Download Now.
Whatsapp.apk file will be downloaded in your preferred download location.
After that, Install the apk file.
  • Once it’s installed, launch it.
  • You will be prompted to accept the Whatsapp Terms and Conditions.
  • Tap on Agree and Continue.
  • Enter your Phone Number.
  • A Six Digit Code will be sent to you, Enter the Six digit code and tap on Verify, so that the app can verify it.
  • If there was a previous Backup of your whatsapp chat, you will be asked to Restore or Skip.
  • On the next Screen you will be asked to enter your Display Name. this is the name that will be displayed to users who does not have your number while chatting in a whatsapp group.
  • After that, you are ready to start using whatsapp on your android smartphone.
So that is all you need to know about how to download and install whatsapp messenger on any android os smartphones.

How to Download WhatsApp for iPhone

NOTE; You need iOS 8 or later for WhatsApp to work.

For you to be able to download WhatsApp for iPad or for iPhone, simply open the App Store, then type 'WhatsApp' into the search box and it should appear. The full name of the app is 'WhatsApp Messenger' and it's made by 'WhatsApp Inc', so make sure that you’re downloading the right one.

Once you’ve found it, tap 'Get' and the download will start immediately.

Alternatively, you can go to WhatApp Official Website in a browser on your phone and you will be redirected to the App Store listing.

Once it’s downloaded, launch it and follow the simple setup instructions, which include accepting the terms and conditions and verifying your phone number (which simply involves entering it and waiting for a text message).

If you’ve previously used WhatsApp and have a back-up of your data then you’ll also be asked if you want to restore this.

How to Download WhatsApp on Windows

If you want to get WhatsApp for Windows, kindly go to WhatsApp official website and hit the ‘download for Windows’ button.

Once it’s downloaded, open the WhatsApp.exe file to install it, then follow the instructions, which involve launching WhatsApp on your phone and scanning a QR code (with the scanner found under Menu > WhatsApp web in the WhatsApp phone app). This will then link your phone’s WhatsApp up to the computer.

This requires WhatsApp to be also installed on your phone and for the two to stay connected. 

If for example you turn your phone off, then the Windows version won’t be able to function until you turn it back on. You also need Windows 8.1 or above to use WhatsApp Web.

How to Use Whatsapp on Computer

  • Open your WhatsApp application on your phone.
  • Tap on the 3 Vertical dots at the upper right corner.
  • Select WhatsApp Web as shown in the image below.
  • Go to on your computer's web browser.
  • You will be given a QR code just like in the image below.
  • Now hold your phone across the screen to Scan the barcode.
That’s it. You will be logged in to whatsapp web, you can start chat, send images and reply to urgent messages without lifting your phone.

You can also use this method to Update your Whatsapp Messenger to the latest version. Whatsapp is also available on PC. Use the above method to download and install Whatsapp on your PC and Laptop.

How To Download WhatsApp Bussiness

Do you own a business and want to communicate with your destined customers? Having a whatsapp business app makes complete sense. It's totally free to download and use. It is a productive tool help you grow your business.

It's identical to regular whatsapp messenger with few additional features to assist and facilitate small business. Here are the steps to open a Whatsapp Business account, register, setup and use all new features of the App.

Steps to open a WhatsApp Business account

Whatsapp Business is an app built to assist small businesses. It is available on Playstore to download for free. Whatsapp Business is available on Android and iOS operating system.

So in this section I will be showing you how download and install whatsapp business on any android smartphone. To get started follow the below steps:

Step 1: Download the App and Continue

Download and Install the app from Google Playstore or from the official WhatsApp Website and open it. Read and accept the terms and conditions. To agree to them and continue click on “AGREE AND CONTINUE”.

Step 2: Enter your Phone Number

Enter a phone number, preferably your business number rather than your personal whatsapp number. Whatsapp allows you to use whatsapp and whatsapp Business on the same device , provided they are registered with a different phone number.

Step 3: Verify your Phone Number through OTP

You have to make sure you have entered the correct number. Then enter the received OTP on your provided mobile number and verify your phone number.

Step 4: Choose the Name and Kind of Business

Provide your business name and choose the kind of business in the "create your profile" window and click on next to open your Whatsapp Business Account.

Step 5: Try New Features and Connect with Customers

A Whatsapp Business window is open that looks almost identical to your regular Whatsapp with a few additional features. You can now use Whatsapp business to get in touch with your potential customers .

Now that your Whatsapp business account is open, it powers your communication with customers all over the world. You can now connect with your customers on Whatsapp in a simple, secure and reliable way.

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