How to download or uninstall WhatsApp

To download WhatsApp
  1. Go to the Google Play Store, then search for WhatsApp Messenger. Tap INSTALL.
  2. Open WhatsApp and continue to the next screen by agreeing to our Terms of Service.
  3. Register your phone number.
  4. If a backup of your chat history was found and you would like to restore it, choose Restore. Learn more about restoring your chat history here.
  5. Enter your name. You can also change this later in WhatsApp by tapping More options
    more options
    > Settings, and tapping on your profile name.
To uninstall WhatsApp
  1. We recommend using the Chat Backup feature to back up your messages before you delete WhatsApp from your device.
  2. Go to your device's Settings.
  3. Tap Apps & notifications > WhatsApp > Uninstall to remove the app and all of its data.
Note: If your Android device does not support the Google Play Store, please check your device’s app store or go to
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