WhatsApp is a versatile mobile application for Android, iOS, and Windows phones. If you want to download it for your mobile device, it is important that you the minimum requirements before you begin the process.
For Android devices, you need at least an Android version 2.3.3 or newer. Likewise, you should have your mobile device connected to a Wi-Fi or data plan. It is also important to note that tablet devices are not supported. The latest version is 2.17.426 available from the Google Play Store or from the official WhatsApp website.
In this version, you can set a text-only update in the profile. Just tap Settings and the profile name for editing. It is also possible to find a perfect animated GIF from the app itself just tap the button for emoji in the chat and then tap the GIF found at the bottom emoji panel to begin.
The most recent version of WhatsApp Messenger for iOS is 2.17.82, which requires at least iOS 7.0 or newer. It is compatible with the iPhone and can only be downloaded from the App Store. With this update, you can record lengthy voice messages. Just make sure that you swipe up so that you can lock the recording and continue with the process without putting your finger down.
Windows mobile phones can also install the app version 2.17.334 from the Microsoft Store. It requires Windows Phone 8.1 or a newer version of the operating system. In this version, it is possible to send and receive animated GIFs or draw and add emojis or texts to photos.
You can also download WhatsApp APK from a third-party, but you need to set up your phone first before installing the app. Just go to Settings, then scroll down to Security tab and click it. Scroll down again to find Unknown Sources from the list. Tick the switch at the right to turn it on.