WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging apps in the world.
It is most likely one of the apps you have on your Smartphone. While the messenger app faces fierce competition from the likes of Viber and WeChat, it has stood its ground with its unique messaging experience. But why should everyone have it and what makes it so popular? Read on and find out why WhatsApp is the best messenger application out there.
To begin with, WhatsApp has become so popular because this tool replaces the expensive voice calls and traditional SMS messages. With this application, you can send unlimited text messages to your friends and family at no cost. The only thing you need is a reliable Internet connection (either 3G/4G or WI-FI). As for the app, it can be downloaded from the app store for free.
WhatsApp comes with a very clean and simple user interface. There are some features and functions that make this application popular with users from all the four corners of the earth. For example, also to text messaging, you can send audio files, images, and emoticons without further costs. Moreover, your friends receive the text messages you send them via WhatsApp almost instantly, which is a big plus for the app.
WhatsApp is supported on most Devices
The popular instant messaging app is available for Android, iPhone, BlackBerry, Nokia, Symbian and Windows Phone. Though WhatsApp has only been available for mobile devices for a long time, the company did release a PC version early this year. In January 2015, WhatsApp Web was rolled out. This PC version of the app makes it possible for users to use the app on their desktops. WhatsApp Web makes use of Opera Mini, Chrome, and Firefox browsers. However, need to verify your WhatsApp account to use WhatsApp web. As you know, it is not possible to use WhatsApp on more than one device at the same time. In other words, you cannot use WhatsApp for thePC version and WhatsApp on your Smartphone at once.
Make calls for free
VoIP is one of the great things to come out of WhatsApp. Most people associate VoIP with Skype. However, Skype is not the only app that offers this service. WhatsApp has also become a VoIP client. You can make both local and international calls for free. As long as both of you have a reliable internet connection, you can enjoy free unlimited calls. It should be notedthat the person you are calling must have the same app for you. Unfortunately, WhatsApp does not allow you to call landline and cell phone users.
There is nothing that should be stopping you from installing the application. Join the millions of active WhatsApp users worldwide, and keep in touch with your friends and family no matter where they are. The app is free to download from the app store. You will use it for free for the first year, after which there is a subscription fee of $0.99 per year.