What Is Whatsapp?

WhatsApp is an internet-based messaging tool originally designed as a cross-platform replacement for the traditional internet chat programs such as AOL chat and MSN messenger. It enables users to send messages and voice message across various platforms such as mobile devices, desktops, browsers, and social networks like Facebook and Twitter. The original version of WhatsApp was only compatible with the windows operating system but now it has been released for the iPhone, android, Blackberry, etc. It also supports the open source development platform using the PHP/MYSQL server technology.

Is WhatsApp safe?

WhatsApp is completely safe to use and is a perfect alternative for the hundreds of other social networking platforms available on the internet. You do not need to download any application from the app store to use it, nor do you need to install any third-party application. The sole purpose of the server is to connect to your account with your username and password. No one else is able to access your account.

Is WhatsApp secure?

Since your communication is protected by end-to-end encryption using your mobile network you can rest assured that your messages are safe and confidential. You can also use the ‘airplane mode’ that will prevent others from being able to read your text messages. This works in the same way as your auto-mode feature on your phone. Whatsapp uses your current Wi-Fi connection to send and receive messages.

Can I use WhatsApp on an Android Phone?

Yes, you can use WhatsApp on an android phone. However you will need to configure the app to read and reply to text messages. For this you will need to use the official android client which is provided by the company.

Is WhatsApp free?

We do not have an exact figure as the service is still in its early stages. However we can say that for every 10 messages you send or receive from your smartphone via WhatsApp you will be charged a small fee.

Is WhatsApp for my business?

Businesses across the globe are turning to whatsapp to make calls and send text messages while traveling. Many hotels and restaurants are also allowing customers to use their wifi connection to make calls and send text messages using their smartphones. Now you too can make use of this feature while on the go. No more roaming charges.

Will you need an internet connection to use the app?

No, not at all. The only thing that you require is a smartphone with Google Play Store and a high speed internet connection. This is because WhatsApp uses your smartphone’s native engine to access the internet. The app connects through a web browser, which is much faster than what is available through the Play Store.

How do I install WhatsApp on my phone?

This can be done very easily. First you have to download and install what is currently known as messenger application from the Android Market. Then follow the installation instructions provided. This way you will be able to transfer all your files like text messages and emails directly to your smartphone without the need of an internet connection.

Can I use WhatsApp for iPhone?

Yes, you can use WhatsApp for your phone, just tap the AppStore icon on the top right corner and you will then see the option to download the WhatsApp application. When it is downloaded tap the add group and add the contacts that you want to chat with. Once you are done with that just tap send and you will be chatting instantly! Now if you are looking for a new way to contact your friends then WhatsApp is a great way to do it.

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