WhatsApp has become more of a necessity than a luxury, which is why we want to have it on all of our devices.
However, it’s no secret that downloading and installing the application on our tablet can be a challenge, and this can be due to several reasons. One of the most common is that the tablet you have is manufactured in China, or that it is a recognized brand but does not support such application, as it was originally created for smartphones.
Many have resorted to install it through a .APK file, but this is not the only way to do it. Although we will also show you how to do it in this traditional way, we also want to show you all the possible ways we know to download and install the application, no matter what tablet you have.
How to install WhatsApp on a tablet without SIM?
The company has been characterized by providing its application and support for different operating systems such as Android or Windows Phone, even mid-range phones with different operating systems also fall within the range of equipment covered by WhatsApp.
And this is the first drawback to install the messaging app on your tablet, as it was designed primarily for devices with SIM cards.
But why is the SIM card so important? Simple, the way to check WhatsApp is through a text message.
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Install it through an APK file
The solution to this is easy, you can install it through an APK file and put your SIM card in any other device waiting for the confirmation code; as soon as it arrives you only have to introduce it in your tablet and… Ready, enjoy!
A virtual number
There are other ways to enjoy the WhatsApp, for example, by using a virtual number. Yes, there are currently several pages that provide you with a virtual phone number so that you can receive your codes.
However, we have to warn you that the company, WhatsApp Inc. does not approve of this method, and another detail is that many of these sites charge a fee to provide you with the number. However, this is just another option that is on the table for you to use.
The other medium used by many computer users is the extension I created, WhatsApp Web. For you to understand it, is to have the application in a web page, without the need to install anything; you will only depend on your Internet connection.
Just open the page: https://web.whatsapp.com/, and follow the explanation that it gives you; you will be able to use WhatsApp on your tablet.
How to install WhatsApp APK on your tablet?
Don’t worry! You don’t need to be a skilled programmer to perform these simple steps. It’s as easy as downloading the application to your device and installing it.
Just go to your device or computer and click on the following link from the official WhatsApp website: https://www.whatsapp.com/android/. Once there, click on “DOWNLOAD NOW”, and it will save the file or installer.
Once the download is complete, we will start the installation of the app by clicking on the notification. Remember, if you are doing it from your computer, you will have to transfer the downloaded file to your tablet.
If you do not have permission to install files from unknown sources, you will need to go to “Settings”, then “Privacy” or “Security”, and activate the installation of “Unknown sources”.
We continue with the installation, click on the “INSTALL” button, and wait for the process to finish.
After this process, we will enter the phone number where we will receive the code. Previously we have to have the SIM card in a smartphone in order to receive the code.
The rest is simple, just copy the code, give it to him and start enjoying your WhatsApp.
This simple way, you can have the world’s most used text messaging application on the device you need most.
What are you waiting for? Don’t just sit back and use your WhatsApp on your tablet!