WhatsApp Messenger

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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.

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


If you have any feedback or questions, please go to WhatsApp > Settings > Help > Contact Us
Updated on
Mar 27, 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
175M reviews
Thomas German
March 16, 2023
It's perfect but there's one problem that I have with it that makes me REALLY ANGRY! The amount of space of a video that you can fit into a message is appalling! I tried to fit an almost 10 minutes long video into a message and it only fits 1/3 of it! Plus it took about 5 minutes to process the 3 minute long video!
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Jim Wood
March 23, 2023
My preferred messaging app but recent issues are driving me mad. Phone calls automatically connect to Bluetooth so go straight to my watch which I can't seem to turn off. Also, notifications appear in the middle of the screen over the top of everything else. Again, can't seem to change this.
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Jasmine Clarke
March 22, 2023
Why only a 3 star rating, when it is one of the dominant messaging apps? Because it isn't secure, irrespective of the end to end encryption it claims to employ. It is great that only admins can see certain changes, but admins should decide if a group needs disappearing messages or not. Indeed, it should not be possible for a hacker to take over another person's account !! I have received messages from people who didn't send them, many times...this is an identity issue and needs to be fixed ASAP
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What's new

• Increased the group participant limit to 1024
• Easily see groups in common - you can now search for a contact and see the groups you have in common with them.
• Group admins can now control who joins their groups. In Groups, Go to Group Settings > enable ‘Approve new participants' to get started.