WhatsApp Messenger for Android

WhatsApp Messenger for Android

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
5.0
out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.9.1547
  • Total Downloads:
    88,996
  • Date Added:
    February 27, 2013
  • File Size:
    7.63MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    958
  • Operating Systems:
    Android

Editors' Review

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As the app that Facebook recently bought for $19 billion, WhatsApp Messenger for Android justifies its worth by offering an almost free SMS service on mobile through an instantly accessible and appealing interface. This app makes chatting and video, image, and voice notes sharing on the go quick, effortless, and fun.

Pros

Awesome functionality: WhatsApp Messenger for Android enables you to share text messages with anyone on the globe so long as they use the app, without the need for usernames, passwords, or log-ins -- your phone number acts as your ID.

Inviting interface: Pretty, smooth, and accessible, the app's interface and the features its puts at your disposal, such as emoticons and straightforward multimedia sharing buttons make this app a joy to use.

Easy contact importing: Once you set up the app, it automatically scans your address book for other users who have the app on their device. No need to add contacts, manually.

Cons

Potential privacy issues: While the app makes it easy for you to connect with others, we feel that it doesn't give you enough control over who gets to see your messages. Moreover, in our tests, the Nobody option for the Last Seen feature, which should prevent others from seeing our activity, did not work.

Bottom Line

WhatsApp Messenger for Android stands out as a remarkable messaging app, probably the best around. You can use it as a replacement for the SMS function of your smartphone, chatting with your friends and family without any limit. As to cost, this app is free in the first year and then charges you only $1 a year, a fantastic subscription price considering that the app is ad-free.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of WhatsApp Messenger for Android 2.9.1547

 
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  • 5 stars

    "Here you can see all the emoticons for whatsapp"

    September 24, 2012   |   By alqssemi

    Version: WhatsApp Messenger for Android 2.8.1504

    Pros

    NO NEED TO ADD

    Cons

    When roaming, additional carrier data charges may apply. Please

    Summary

    WhatsApp Messenger is a smartphone messenger available for Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Windows Phone and Nokia phones. WhatsApp uses your 3G or WiFi (when available) to message with friends and family. Switch from SMS to WhatsApp to send and receive messages, pictures, audio notes, and video messages

    Updated on Sep 24, 2012

    Wish could assign individual tones to reach person, needs invisible mode.

    Updated on Sep 24, 2012

    Wish could assign individual tones to reach person, needs invisible mode.

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    What's new in version 2.9.1547
    Version 2.9.1547 fixes for unable to send message when there are less than 7 days remaining of service.
    General
    Publisher WhatsApp
    Publisher web site http://www.whatsapp.com/
    Release Date January 31, 2013
    Date Added February 27, 2013
    Version 2.9.1547
    Category
    Category Communications
    Subcategory SMS Tools
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Android
    Additional Requirements Android 2.1
    Download Information
    File Size 7.63MB
    File Name details
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 88,996
    Downloads Last Week 958
    Pricing
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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