WhatsApp is a popular app which works on a lot of smartphones, no matter their operating system. The app is free to use and has a friendly interface which lets you keep contact with friends, family and why not, co-workers.
Getting WhatsApp on your Samsung Galaxy phone is very easy and similar to other smartphones which use Android OS. If you don’t have the app yet, read the list of features below and you’ll surely want it in your smartphone.
- You can send messages to other WhatsApp users if you are connected to the internet.
- You can attach images, music, videos, location, documents and contacts as messages.
- You can make voice calls to other WhatsApp users.
A future option will be video calls, but it is still in beta version and is bound to be released in a few months.
Methods on Downloading and Installing WhatsApp on Samsung Galaxy Smartphones
- Google Play Store – Samsung Galaxy Smartphones
1.1. Open ‘Google Play Store’
1.2. Type ‘WhatsApp’ in the search bar and tap enter.
1.3. WhatsApp will be in the first search result.
1.4. Open the page and tap install.
1.5 The App will be downloaded and installed on your device.
- WhatsApp APK Download – Samsung Galaxy Smartphones
If you want to save some data you can download the APK file of WhatsApp and copy it in your phone. This is how to do it:
2.1. Go to www.whatsapp.com/android/ and click on ‘download now’.
2.2. Copy the file that you have downloaded on the microSD and put it in your smartphone or through USB tethering.
2.3. On your phone open File Manager and search for that APK file.
2.4. Tap the file and it will open and instruct you on the installation steps.
- WhatsApp Beta – Samsung Galaxy Smartphones
You can try new features before the final version of WhatsApp is released by getting the Beta version. But the beta version is not stable, as it still is under development so you might get crashes, reboots and other issues that will not harm your operating system.
3.1 Join the beta testing program in Google Play Store.
3.2. Download the Beta Version of WhatsApp from Play Store.
3.3. Another version without signing up is to download the WhatsApp beta version from APKPolice.com or other similar sites.