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WhatsApp Messenger

By WhatsApp Inc.


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WhatsApp Messenger is a FREE messaging app available for iPhone and other smartphones. WhatsApp uses your phone's Internet connection (4G/3G/2G/EDGE or Wi-Fi, as available) to let you message and call friends and family. Switch from SMS to WhatsApp to send and receive messages, calls, photos, videos, and Voice Messages.


• NO FEES: WhatsApp uses your phone's Internet connection (4G/3G/2G/EDGE or Wi-Fi, as available) to let you message and call friends and family, so you don't have to pay for every message or call.* There are no subscription fees to use WhatsApp.

• MULTIMEDIA: Send and receive photos, videos, and Voice Messages.

• FREE CALLS: Call your friends and family for free with WhatsApp Calling, even if they're in another country.* WhatsApp calls use your phone's Internet connection rather than your cellular plan's voice minutes. (Note: Data charges may apply. Contact your provider for details. Also, you can't access 911 and other emergency service numbers through WhatsApp).

• GROUP CHAT: Enjoy group chats with your contacts so you can easily stay in touch with your friends or family.

• WHATSAPP WEB: You can also send and receive WhatsApp messages right from your computer's browser.

• NO INTERNATIONAL CHARGES: There's no extra charge to send WhatsApp messages internationally. Chat with your friends around the world and avoid international SMS charges.*

• SAY NO TO USERNAMES AND PINS: Why bother having to remember yet another username or PIN? WhatsApp works with your phone number, just like SMS, and integrates seamlessly with your phone's existing address book.

• ALWAYS LOGGED IN: With WhatsApp, you're always logged in so you don't miss messages. No more confusion about whether you're logged in or logged out.

• QUICKLY CONNECT WITH YOUR CONTACTS: Your address book is used to quickly and easily connect you with your contacts who have WhatsApp so there's no need to add hard-to-remember usernames.

• OFFLINE MESSAGES: Even if you miss your notifications or turn off your phone, WhatsApp will save your recent messages until the next time you use the app.

• AND MUCH MORE: Share your location, exchange contacts, set custom wallpapers and notification sounds, email chat history, broadcast messages to multiple contacts at once, and more!

*Data charges may apply. Contact your provider for details.

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Note: WhatsApp is a telephony app, so iPod and iPad are not supported devices.

What's New in Version 2.16.12

• Now you can draw or add text and emojis to photos and videos. You can pick a brush size or font style by dragging left on the color selector. When drawing, you can also pick from two special brushes: the pixelate and color remover brushes. (requires iPhone 5s+ and iOS 9+)
• Group admins can now invite people to join a group simply by sharing a link with them. From group info, just tap "Group Invite Link."

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Customer Reviews

Possible improvements

Hi I would like to suggest some possible improvements:

1. An option to play voice messages continuously, hence saving the trouble from playing it one by one.

2. An option to play voice messages by bringing phone to ear only. Hence to have privacy to not always play voice messages out loud at inconvenient places.

3. An option to edit sent text messages, should there be any error in the messages sent.

4. An option to send a short 5-10 second sighting, instead of a full video that will not take up album space. And will not take up too much data to download.

5. Allow whatsapp to have video call function.

6. Allow forwarding of voice messages.

I hope that my suggestions will be seen and would love to see it in whatsapp!

The above suggestions I have listed are some of the functions that I have seen and used in a few other chat applications that i have found useful. However at the end of the day, I still prefer using whatsapp. Thus suggesting for whatsapp to improve! Thanks

Please change the pop up sound back

Hi, I love using WhatsApp, and I definitely use it daily. As such, when the new update brought about a change in the pop up notification sound, it was quite disconcerting. Please either allow us to edit the sounds, or change it back to its original simple note sound. Thank you!

Only one step ahead to be a great app

Your app is so useful in my engineering company. Your emoji icons are essential but there is a very useful (extremely useful) feature is missing. Please add "Symbol" tab. I want to use symbols such as ⌀. Engineering symbols are very useful for us. Please add.

Can you add a feature similar to Viber "Delete from everyone". Sometimes I write in wrong groups and apologise many time.

WhatsApp Messenger
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  • Free
  • Category: Social Networking
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.16.12
  • Size: 124 MB
  • Languages: English, Arabic, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone.

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