User Guide: Getting Started

Welcome to WhatsApp! This is a multiplatform mobile phone messaging service that uses your phone's Internet connection to chat with and call other WhatsApp users.

Before you download and install WhatsApp, make sure WhatsApp supports your phone type. Please check this here.

To download WhatsApp, visit this link on your phone. Once installed, ensure that the friends who you wish to message have WhatsApp installed on their phones.

Learn how to add a contact on: Android | iPhone | Windows Phone | Nokia S40 | BlackBerry | Nokia S60 | BlackBerry 10

To start chatting, tap on the new chat icon and select a contact's name.

Additional information

Provided you have an adequate data plan, it is free to send messages over WhatsApp. More details concerning cost are available here.

Cheers,
WhatsApp Support Team