WhatsApp Messenger

4.3
184M reviews
5B+
Downloads
Editors' Choice
Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

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.

Use WhatsApp on your Wear OS watch to continue conversations, reply to messages, and take calls - all from your wrist. And, leverage tiles and complications to easily access your chats and send voice messages.


*Data charges may apply. Contact your provider for details.

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If you have any feedback or questions, please go to WhatsApp > Settings > Help > Contact Us
Updated on
Nov 30, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 5 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

4.3
181M reviews
Maiden Moroe
September 20, 2023
Over all very good and fun app to text. But with the new update it kinda downgraded. They added an area of suggested channels to follow and it's very annoying that you can't close that section making it "all in your face type thing". Also they got rid of the option to look at all your statuses at the same time and now have to tap one by one to see them.
40,138 people found this review helpful
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Adrian Williams
October 20, 2023
This app is great in many ways, what I like about it is the fact that you can send lengthy videos and audios, very unique. One thing I would like for you guys to update is the editing of the status post, because all I see when clicking the 3 vertical dots is you either can "forward" or "Delete" I would like it to have edit as well so I can edit and write a caption below it just in case I missed it the first time, that's the only update I'd love to see. Other than that, the app is spectacular!!
10,252 people found this review helpful
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Angel Herrera
October 17, 2023
Great app, I'm not sure why a messaging and phone calling app has "updates," but that's not affecting me at all, so if people like it, that's cool. BUT I cant edit my stories without watching every single one. Bring back the feature where I could view my story list and be able to delete them without having to watch it... like before. 10-17-23 Edit: They fixed the problem and I now have what I asked. Thank you
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What's new

• You can now find and follow Channels to receive updates about topics you care about. Tap the ‘Updates’ tab to get started.
• Notifications for groups now indicate if you were replied to or mentioned

These features will roll out over the coming weeks. Thanks for using WhatsApp!