This is a free tutorial to give you a step by step guide on how to download and install WhatsApp for Nokia. This method works on all Nokia phones such as the Nokia Lumia series, Nokia X, Nokia XL, Nokia X+, Nokia C3, Nokia X2, Nokia E63, Nokia Asha, Nokia N8 and many more. It requires no extra Nokia knowledge or smart phone knowledge to download and install WhatsApp on a Nokia phones. The method here is very SIMple and straight forward. Get your Nokia smart phone ready and follow the step below.
Download and Install WhatsApp for Nokia
All the latest Nokia smart phones come with Windows Phone App Store by default. For users who are using the Lumia series such as the Nokia Lumia 830 and Nokia Lumia 30, you can simply go to the Windows Phone App Store and search for WhatsApp. Tap on the app and you can install WhatsApp on Nokia phone within a few minutes. You can then enjoy using WhatsApp for Nokia for free to send messages, voice or photos to your friends.
Download and Install WhatsApp for Nokia X Series
The Nokia X, Nokia X2, Nokia XL and Nokia X+ were launched around February 2014. For some reasons, Nokia X Series users can’t download and install WhatsApp through Windows Phone App Store. However, there is still a method to run WhatsApp on Nokia X, Nokia XL and Nokia X+ phones. Follow the steps here to install WhatsApp for Nokia X series if you want to use WhatsApp right away.
Step 1: Go online with a PC or Mac and search for the latest WhatsApp APK file. The latest WhatsApp APK version is WhatsApp 2.12.30. You can download from any source you prefer.
Step 2: Connect your Nokia phones with your computer using a USB cable. Transfer the APK file to your phone.
Step 3: Unplug your phone from your computer. Access to Settings -> Security and look for Unknown Sources. Check on it to allow installation of non-Market applications.
Step 4: Tap on the WhatsApp APK file to install WhatsApp for Nokia. Follow the instructions to register a new WhatsApp account or you can login with your previous account.
Step 5: You can now see WhatsApp is instelled in your Nokia X. The latest WhatsApp Plus version even allows you to make voice calls from your phone.
Alternative way to install WhatsApp on Nokia X Series: Download WhatsApp from 1Market. 1Market is an Android platform that used by Nokia X Series users to run Android apps. With 1Market, you can run almost all the Android apps on your Nokia smart phones.
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