you chat a lot with your friends via WhatsApp?COMPUTER IMAGE shows you how to use the messenger with your tablet.
WhatsApp is very popular with many smartphone users.Unfortunately, there has been no official way to use the app on the Android tablet or iPad. Those who try to load the app with the tablet from the Play Store or Apple App Store, only get an error message: “Your device is not compatible with this version”. Some exceptions exist, such as the Huawei Media Pad T1 or the Acer Iconia Talk S , both of which indeed belongs with 7-inch display to the plate Tablets, but the Messenger app can easily download and use without any problems from Google Play Store. But what about other Android tablets and Apple’s iPad?
WhatsApp on Android tablet
Actually WhatsApp is intended only for smartphones, because the service is connected for each user profile on a mobile number. The app still works but on your Android tablet, if two conditions are met:
- To set up your tablet needs a SIM card slot. The SIM card must be inserted in the tablet. If you have any old map left, I’m also an inexpensive prepaid SIM card. Or,
- If no alternative SIM card is present, can optionally also a landline phone number for Verification use. Then eliminates away the need for a SIM card slot. Select in this case as a verification method a call instead of an SMS. You get the Verification code per call to your landline number with which you unlock the chat app.
- You must change a setting in Android.
Android tablet: install WhatsApp
Since you can not directly download from the Play Store app, you need to take a slight detour when downloading. Open the settings on your tablet, you choose safety and put a check “Unknown sources”. This will allow that apps are loaded from sources other than the Play Store. In the appearing pop-up select OK .
Android: Enable WhatsApp
Now you must activate WhatsApp. This is only possible if the program connects to a mobile number or a landline number. Obtain a SIM card, such as with a prepaid contract. Insert the card and start WhatsApp. Confirm the terms and conditions by clicking on Agree and Continue. On the next page, select Germany , tap the mobile phone number of the SIM, and click OK. Alternatively, you simply specify your landline number, allowing you to answer a call of WhatsApp to the Android tablet to verify.
Android: Set WhatsApp
Wait until WhatsApp has sent a text message to your device. Now you can set the app to create your profile with your name and photo. Click twice on Next . By clicking on the pen in the corner of the screen top right, you can now write to each person in your address book who also has WhatsApp. The SIM can be removed. WhatsApp works then via WLAN. Take in the settings hook in Unknown sources out again it’s safer.
WhatsApp on the iPad?
Where iPad users with iOS 7 still could use some detours WhatsApp that with iOS 8 is no longer possible. The possibility of the WhatsApp Web to use in the browser, there is not yet on the iPad so far. The only way to bring the WhatsApp Messenger on the iPad is a jailbreak (quasi a hack of the iPad) that allows you to have access to certain folders, you need to use on the iPad. The jailbreak besides numerous advantages, some risks Nevertheless harbors.