WhatsApp Messenger is a freeware mobile application that provides the mobile user with cross-platform messaging and Video Calling services. It was developed by Mountain View, California in 2008 and later attained by Facebook in 2014. WhatsApp is available on both Android and IOS platforms and comes for PCs and tablets. It provides multiple services like
- Text Messaging
- Voice Call service
- Video call service
- Pictures, video sharing services
- Location sharing
- Status update And others
According to estimates, WhatsApp has over 2 Billion users all over the world and is the most widely used mobile app for text messaging and video calls.
For a New user on IOS and Android, using the WhatsApp services requires him to create a new WhatsApp login account. In this post, I will guide you through step by step procedure on how to create a WhatsApp account. Let’s Start:
How to Download WhatsApp
The first step towards using WhatsApp on a smartphone is to download the WhatsApp app. Android users can download the WhatsApp through Google Play Store while iPhone users can download it through Apple store.
- Login to Play store using Google id (Gmail Id) Or Apple store using Apple id.
2. Search for the WhatsApp Messenger in search bar.
3. Select the WhatsApp application and click install.
How to create WhatsApp new account
After installing the Application, double click the app and open. On first page, you will be prompted to agree the Terms and conditions, agree with them and press the button shown.
Next step is to Signup for the account, enter your country code followed by the cell phone number provided by the Mobile Service Provider and Press Next.
The next step will demand you to enter the One Time Password (OTP) sent to your mobile by WhatsApp. Enter the OTP received on your cell phone text messaging app.
Next WhatsApp Asks for permission to access your contacts and Gallery (Videos, Images, etc). Click Allow. This permission is used by WhatsApp to create and restore your backup in Google Drive.
After this step your Account is ready. Populate your Profile Information. Enter Your Name (or Nickname) Press Next.
Skip or set the Next settings if prompted. And you are ready to Use the App.