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Since its initial release in January 2010, WhatsApp remains to be a popular mobile messaging app not only in the United States but also in other parts of the world. Being a cross-platform, messages can be sent and read by Android and iPhone and Windows Mobile users.

Aside from text messaging, it now has a WhatsApp video calling feature which makes it more interesting to use. This is on top of other features such as capability to send videos, images and text to individuals and created groups.

Basically, this mobile messaging app can be installed in any smartphone, including iPhone and Android. In this particular topic, you will learn how to download WhatsApp for Samsung. Since the platform is Android, you need to install the app via the Google Play Store.

Any phone user who is familiar with the Play Store knows how easy it is to install the mobile app. From the home screen, click the Apps and you will go to the Apps screen. Choose Play Store .By simply typing the name from the search box, you will see different texts from the suggestion box. Choose WhatsApp and click install and touch “Accept”. After installation, touch “Open” and you will be redirected to the log-in screen.

For other Samsung versions running with Bada OS as well as Samsung S, Wave mobiles, Samsung Star, Samsung Galaxy S, Y and the like, there is a different way to download the WhatsApp mobile messenger. You need to download the WhatsApp jar or zip file. This can be have “.jar”or “.jad” file extension. Next, download the file into your PC that you can use to transfer the file with the use of USB cable to your mobile phone or download the file into your java mobile phone. After this step, you can install and run the WhatsApp .jad or .jar file.

It is also possible to download Whatsapp desktop app to your pc. If you have Microsoft Operating System, you can use an Android emulator.