WhatsApp from Meta 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.
If you have any feedback or questions, please go to WhatsApp > Settings > Help > Contact Us
• You can now send higher resolution images in chat. To get started, tap the ‘HD’ button when previewing media before sending.
• Screen sharing is now supported in video calls. Start a video call and tap on the new “screen share” button to get started.
These features will roll out over the coming weeks. Thanks for using WhatsApp!
Ratings and Reviews
WhatsApp is such an amazing app and I use it all the time, it’s great for communicating with friends and family outside the country. I just got a new phone, and I choose to make a new WhatsApp account, it worked perfectly fine for the first three days I had it, then I accidentally deleted the app, so of course I downloaded it back.
The a screen pops up that says “agree to terms and conditions”, I press yes, then another thing appears and has a little thing to put your number in,when I put in my number, a tab popped up that says “NUMBER CONFORMATION”, then states my number, and says “is your phone number above correct?” I press yes, (because it was) and the it just goes back to the original screen before that says “WhatsApp will need to verify your account. Carrier charges may apply.” I don’t know what this means and why it says that. I’ve never done anything wrong and it’s a brand new account and number. I use this app ALL THE TIME for texting my friends and even work. Please verify my account WhatsApp and then let me access it. PLEASE 🙏
I've been randomly banned from WhatsApp and when i emailed them i received this email : Our system flagged your account activity as a violation of our Terms of Service and banned your phone number. Your account will remain banned as a result of the violation.
I've done nothing wrong and WhatsApp is my main messaging and communication app, I use it to study, work and most important to keep in contact with my immediate family members who live far from me in another country, i have never done anything illegal or against their policy on there and I'm desperate to get my account back. And I’ve not used any unofficial app I’ve always only used the official app. At this point I don’t even know yet if it’s a permanent or temporary ban I’ve sent hundreds of emails since this happened more than 6 days ago, I’ve tried everything I could imagine to get in contact with support and I’ve not received a single reply. I have not know from my family for days because of this and is starting to frustrate me more, the only option I have left is keep sending messages through Instagram and Facebook as well and even post this here because I don’t know what else I can do since this was obviously done by mistake. I cannot change my phone number because this number in linked to way too many sites.
Please WhatsApp team if you read this help me
Never seen a more garbage communication app
Just to clarify I have been using WhatsApp for several years, if I had to guess it would be over 4 years, I have plenty of friends that use it and swear by it but I cannot fathom how frustrating it is to use sometimes. I came on here to express one thing and one thing only.
Many of my colleagues use this app to video chat and to send text. I have added many contacts using WhatsApp however when I try to send a message or call these new contacts i am left with only inviting them to use the app, rendering the app completely useless at times. Allow me to specify my problem.
Say for example I added a new phone number in my contacts list. I close the app to then open WhatsApp, I try to search for the new contact. I find the name, but when I try to send a message the only choice I have is to invite. This is mostly frustrating when I first add someone but I have contacts from a year ago that still need an invitation when they so clearly use the app on a daily basis. As long as this problem persists I don’t see myself using the app long term, if it wasn’t for this issue I would be ecstatic about the development. For now I’m disappointed and at a loss of words for how I would feel going forward.
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- Requires iOS 12.0 or later.
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