How do I install WhatsApp on my Android smartphone?

Have your friends been bothering you to download WhatsApp but all the apps and features on your new Android phones are just too overwhelming?!

No need to worry we are here to help.

Step 1: Find the Google Play Store

The Play Store is your Androids supermarket from where you can download all sorts of applications and games to maximize the functionality of your shiny new Android.

You will need to scroll through your home screen pages to find the Play Store.

Look for the icon shown in the picture below.

Step 2: Find WhatsApp on the Play Store

Once you have found the Play Store click on the Google Play box.

Type WhatsApp in the search box and select WhatsApp Messenger from the list below.

Step 3: Download WhatsApp

Click the install button below WhatsApp Messenger as shown below to begin the download.

Once you login WhatsApp will download and install on your Android smartphone automatically.

WhatsApp will show on your home screen once it has installed successfully.

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Step 4: Find WhatsApp on your Android Smartphone

Once you have installed WhatsApp on your Android smartphone the WhatsApp logo will appear on your home screen.

Click on the WhatsApp icon (as shown below) to start the setup process

Step 5 : Setup WhatsApp

Find the WhatsApp app on your Android just like you found the Play Store app and click on it to start the setup process.

Now input your phone number and select your country.

WhatsApp will ask for permission to send you a text message to verify the mobile number you have entered.

Press accept and input the verification code you receive via text on WhatsApp.

To complete the setup select your profile photo and profile name as shown below.

CONGRATULATIONS!!

You have successfully installed WhatsApp on your Android smartphone!!

Now that you have installed WhatsApp are you wondering how to message your friends and family?

Don't worry we are here to help.

To learn how to add contacts, how to chat with your contacts and how to use all the extensive features of WhatsApp you can download our e-book below.

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