There is an official WhatsApp website where you can go for a WhatsApp apk download for free of cost. The latest version available online is 2.12.360 which is the beta version and accessible for all android devices. All you have to do is, download the application manually and install in the similar manner. There is also a method given online to download the application i.e. through XAPK installer.
How to download?
For WhatsApp apk download you have to go outside the Google plat store. You are supposed to enable the unknown sources and they can be established from two different options-
- 1-settings and their security option
- 2- Settings and then from the application section
Moreover, the download speed and its processing also depend upon the OS version of the android you are using.
Why whatsapp is so popular around the world?
It is a cross-platform for mobile messaging services and it has altered the method of SMS or any other internet messaging services worldwide. The application is compatible for the versatile brands of the mobiles as well as OS-
- Windows phone
Hence, WhatsApp apk as well as it higher versions are only accessible when they are in the ISP connectivity. Either you use wifi network or the mobile data provider services. However, the application supports EDGE/2G/3G/4G or wifi for transferring data and communication.
- No additional fee required- Earlier when WhatsApp was not purchased by the facebook authorities, then it was said to be a chargeable affair if the user is using the WhatsApp account on the device for a complete one year. But later, fee was waved off because of its extreme popularity. Now the services are free for lifetime and that is why millions of users rely over WhatsApp mostly to share the emotions, commercial businesses and personal data.
- Multimedia- You can send endless data in terms of music, videos, photos and audio on any contact until the storage capacity is not full.
- Audio and video call- You can make calls around the world without paying any tariff. Only your data charges will be applicable according to the per Kb pack. If you are calling or doing video chat through wifi network, then no such charges will be applied. Hence, WhatsApp apk download for beta version may not have the video calling options yet.
- Group broadcast and chat- This is one of the amazing application feature that brings close to all the associated people with the common intention to chat, interact and share views at any point of time without wasting time.
There are several websites which claims to provide the WhatsApp apk download file option, but may contain virus or some other back links. To avoid the corrupt web links, it is beneficial to straight away login to the WhatsApp official site and download the app link for free.
Therefore, the beta version is only meant for the testing purposes and the official version is only available on Google play store, blackberry world or the WhatsApp official website.