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How to Create WhatsApp Account on Android

WhatsApp is a most popular and free instant messaging app. You can use it to send messages, and make voice and video calls.

By default, to use WhatsApp on Android, all you need is WhatsApp app for Android and WhatsApp account.

So, in this post, we will see the steps to:

  • Install WhatsApp app on Android
  • Create WhatsApp account on Android

Without further ado, let's get started.

Install WhatsApp App on Android

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    Open App Drawer.
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    Find and tap "Play Store" app.
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    Tap the "Search Box" at the top.
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    Now, type WhatsApp and then hit the "Search" icon on the keyboard. The first result (WhatsApp Messenger) is the official WhatsApp app.
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    Tap "Install" button.
Install button on WhatsApp Messenger
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    The Play Store will successfully do the rest and notify you once the app is installed.
WhatsApp Messenger Successfully Installed notificationWhatsApp Messenger Successfully Installed notification

Create WhatsApp Account

Keep in mind that you need to verify your phone number while creating a WhatsApp account.

With that said, let's see how to create a WhatsApp account.

Steps

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    Open App Drawer.
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    Find and tap "WhatsApp" app.
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    Now, you will be in the "Welcome to WhatsApp" screen.
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    Click the link on the screen if you want to read WhatsApp Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Tap "Agree And Continue" button if you are "OK" with the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
Agree And Continue button
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    WhatsApp will now ask you to provide some permissions. Provide it.
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    After that, you will be on the "Verify your phone number" screen. If you need to change country code, change it. Moreover, provide your phone number and then tap "Next."
Verify your phone number screen
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    In the confirmation popup, tap "OK." 
OK button on the phone number confirmation popup
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    WhatsApp will now prompt you to provide permission to view SMS so that it can automatically detect the verification code.
View SMS messages permission popup
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    If you provide permission, then WhatsApp will automatically detect verification code and move ahead to the next step. If you do not give the consent, then you need to enter it manually. In this instance, I am providing the permission to view SMS messages.
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    Now, the WhatsApp will auto-detect the verification code and move ahead to the "Profile info" screen.
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    Here, you can provide your name and profile photo (optional) as per your choice.
Profile info screen
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    Tap "Next," and that is all.
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    You will be in the "Chats" screen of WhatsApp now.
Chats screen

I hope that the information in this guide is useful to you. I recommend you to check out our WhatsApp category for more WhatsApp posts.

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