Download WhatsApp Messenger for Android
About WhatsApp Messenger
Best Of Media editors review:
WhatsApp was one of the pioneering messaging apps in the rise of the smartphone revolution, and that makes for a huge user base that is one of the app’s main draws. It’s hard to distinguish yourself amidst the plethora of available and very similar messaging apps, but WhatsApp just works, with quick real-time messaging and great VoIP quality. One feature that’s sadly missing from WhatsApp but quite prevalent among its competitors is video calling, and it doesn’t appear to be anywhere in sight. Overall, though, WhatsApp gets top marks for its great implementation of group chatting, broadcast messages, and an excellent message backup system.
WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile communications app developed by WhatsApp Inc.
Like Viber and Skype, WhatsApp Messenger makes use of your mobile data plan or Wi-Fi connection to send messages, make calls, and transfer multimedia like video, photos, and voice messages, all without incurring MMS, SMS, or voice call charges. At just $0.99 per year, WhatsApp Messenger is virtually free compared to carrier charges for call minutes and texts.
WhatsApp Messenger works with your phone number, relieving you from the need to create an account, and imports your address book to find contacts who are also using WhatsApp. You won’t have to memorize yet another account name and password – the app just works. Once you’ve logged in once, WhatsApp Messenger stays logged on, and automatically adds new contacts to your address book in real time. If you go offline, you’ll be notified of missed messages the next time you go back on.
WhatsApp Messenger doesn’t just reduce the cost of communication, it also enhances it. Engage in group chats with friends and family, letting everyone interact in a fun and easy way. You can also broadcast messages to several people simultaneously. All this happens through a vibrant, easy-to-use interface, where you can customize the messaging wallpaper, easily share media, and more.
If you’d like to know more about the app and how to use it, click on this link and you can read our user guide, How to Use WhatsApp Messenger.
Visit Tom's Guide for more free Android apps, as well as the latest news on Android.
If you have more questions about Android apps or the OS itself, check out the Tom’s Guide forums about Android.
Screenshots for WhatsApp Messenger
- More information about WhatsApp Messenger
- There is 1 screenshot available for WhatsApp Messenger