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WhatsApp Messenger for Android

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.12.124
  • Total Downloads:
    191,596
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 15, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    7.63MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    5,983
  • Platform:
    Android
  • Product ranking:
    #1 in SMS Tools

Editors' Note: The Download Now link directs you to the product page in Google Play. The application can directly be downloaded and installed on the registered Android device from your PC, or you can download it from Google Play on your Android device.

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

"Good messenger"

October 09, 2015  |  By matdodo

2015-10-09 04:44:49  |  By matdodo

 |  Version: WhatsApp Messenger 2.12.124

Pros

Very useful

Cons

Never had any problems with it

Summary



Updated on Oct 9, 2015

Usually use it over wi-fi so as not to inflate my phone bill :)

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.12.124
  • Updated the design of WhatsApp.
  • WhatsApp Calling: Call your friends and family using WhatsApp for free, even if they are in another country. WhatsApp calls use your phone's Internet connection rather than your cellular plan's voice minutes. Data charges may apply.
General
Publisher WhatsApp
Publisher web site http://www.whatsapp.com/
Release Date June 10, 2015
Date Added June 15, 2015
Version 2.12.124
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory SMS Tools
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements Android 2.1
Download Information
File Size 7.63MB
File Name External File
Popularity
Total Downloads 191,596
Downloads Last Week 5,983
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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