WhatsApp Messenger 12+

Simple. Reliable. Private‪.‬

WhatsApp Inc.

    • Free

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Description

WhatsApp from Facebook is a FREE messaging and video calling app. It’s used by over 2B people in more than 180 countries. It’s simple, reliable, and private, so you can easily keep in touch with your friends and family. WhatsApp works across mobile and desktop even on slow connections, with no subscription fees*.

Private messaging across the world

Your personal messages and calls to friends and family are end-to-end encrypted. No one outside of your chats, not even WhatsApp, can read or listen to them.

Simple and secure connections, right away

All you need is your phone number, no user names or logins. You can quickly view your contacts who are on WhatsApp and start messaging.

High quality voice and video calls

Make secure video and voice calls with up to 8 people for free*. Your calls work across mobile devices using your phone’s Internet service, even on slow connections.

Group chats to keep you in contact

Stay in touch with your friends and family. End-to-end encrypted group chats let you share messages, photos, videos and documents across mobile and desktop.

Stay connected in real time

Share your location with only those in your individual or group chat, and stop sharing at any time. Or record a voice message to connect quickly.

Share daily moments through Status

Status allows you to share text, photos, video and GIF updates that disappear after 24 hours. You can choose to share status posts with all your contacts or just selected ones.


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

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If you have any feedback or questions, please go to WhatsApp > Settings > Help > Contact Us

What’s New

Version 22.19.78

Bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
680.9K Ratings

680.9K Ratings

Keanu De Sousa ,

Change the default setting of automatically downloading all images into your photo album for on iOS

This feature has been one of the most annoying aspects of WhatsApp.

Everytime you download WhatsApp on your device, you are always subject to the default settings when saving your data on your device

One of this features is how by default WhatsApp will download any image or video shared in any conversation which you are apart of into your camera roll photo album.

This results in images and video which I do not possess appearing into your camera roll.

The reason why I don’t like this is because you are not in control of what people share and it doesn’t mean you want their content saved in your camera roll.

It’s particularly annoying with GIFs or Memes which are not actually funny and rather offensive.

I would like Facebook INC to change this feature to do not download all images and video from conversation as the default preference.

GhostyPlayer ,

Additional feature?

Hi developers!
WhatsApp is super useful, it’s my go-to messaging platform. I use it almost daily, and have rarely ever had problems with it. Clean, simple, easy to use, aesthetically pleasing interface, WhatsApp is great in a lot of ways. One of my issues with WhatsApp, however great it may be, is that the features regarding image sending and editing is extremely simple. I understand that you don’t want to make it too complicated, it is a messaging platform and not an art platform after all. However, I’ve noticed that when trying to mark up images and draw on them I’ll often have a particular colour that I used that I want to reuse, but there is no tool to grab a colour and use it again, and this has been quite frustrating.

I’m not saying that you should incorporate extravagant colour pickers or a way to save old colours, that’s unnecessary. I just think it would be extremely beneficial to include a button (perhaps an eye dropper) below the colours that you can use to pick colours from an image or previous lines to match.

I’d really appreciate your consideration, as I think it would be very useful. :)
Thanks

Di-namo ,

Add a ‘like’ button, give option of prioritising some notifications over others

It would be really great if you could use an emoji /thumbs up etc symbol to agree to someone. Instead, if you’re in a big group, you get every tiny boring notification just because someone needed to show they agreed with something, when you could have had just something like a ‘like’ button.
The consonant notifications in group chats are very annoying. I know you can mute, but you never know if something is important or not until you’ve read it. If you made a like button and then an option to mute notifications for reactions (likes, dislikes etc), it would make this app a lot better, thank you.

App Privacy

The developer, WhatsApp Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Financial Info
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • Contacts
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

Supports

  • Wallet

    Get all of your passes, tickets, cards, and more in one place.

  • Siri

    Get things done within this app using just your voice.

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