Do you wish to learn how to update WhatsApp on your phone or tablet? This article is written specifically for people in South Africa, but it will work for anyone else across the globe. WhatsApp is very popular in the country. 95% of people with smartphones in South Africa us it. In this post, we are going to show you how to get the latest version of WhatsApp on your device.
How to get the latest version of WhatsApp
The following are the options for updating WhatsApp on your phone or tablet;
- You can update WhatsApp through the Google Play Store or through the Apple App Store. On Android, simply open the Google Play app on your device. Then click on your account and open Manage apps and device. Now click on Update all. This will update all the apps on the device, including WhatsApp. You can also click on See details under Updates available to see all the applications on your phone that have pending updates. If WhatsApp is there, click on Update to get the latest version. If you do not see WhatsApp among the list of applications with pending updates it means you already have the latest version of the application.
- If the version of WhatsApp that you have on your device has expired, you will get a notification to update it when you try to open the application. Click on Update now and you will be taken to the app store, where you can get the latest version.
It’s important to keep WhatsApp updated
That’s how to update WhatsApp. We have already noted that this is a very popular instant messaging application in South Africa and across the African continent. It’s important for you to keep WhatsApp updated to get security patches and feature updates.
Note that in this article, we were discussing the original version of WhatsApp. There are other versions out there that people insist on getting. One thing that we have noted is that these versions, such as WhatsApp GB, tend to be difficult to manage in terms of getting updates. Anyway, people like them, so who are we to say otherwise?