Setup WhatsApp for Android on Samsung Galaxy S5

Edited by Grimm, Leomar Umpad, Eng, Jen M and 1 other

Hi, guys, you are watching VisiHow - this is Henry here. Today, we are going to show you how to set up WhatsApp on your Android smartphone. This is a Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini. However, this is going to work on any phone.

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    What you are going to do is press your button on the right side - here, where my thumb is
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    Slide across your screen to get that unlocked and go down to apps
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    We are going to scroll over where your WhatsApp may be - mine is here
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    We are going to go and tap on WhatsApp to get that to start up.
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    Welcome to WhatsApp
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    The cross-platform mobile messaging with friends all over the world - fantastic! We can look at the Terms of Service if you are really interested in that. However, what the Terms of Service say if you don't accept them, you can't use the application. We are going to go ahead and continue - agree and continue.
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    Now, at the moment I am in Tbilisi, the Georgian Republic - that's on the other side of the world
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    Got to love the vacation run. So we are going to enter the phone number here - that's 555-377-896. There we go, now everybody can add me on WhatsApp. Just be advised that if I don't know you, probably I'm going to block you. We click on OK. It's going to connect and might take a minute or two.
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    We will be verifying the phone number
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    Is this OK or would you like to edit the number? This is OK, this is fine. I am happy to have this number verified so that all of you can send me messages. Please make sure you have a working SMS plan. Sit back. Relax. We will notify you when we are done verifying.
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    I just got a buzz
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    Profile info - please provide your name and an optional profile photo.
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    All right
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    So, let's see here - we got a message that has popped in. WhatsApp code is 411689. That's the code, we are going to need put it in. See how I did that? I swiped down and I can just read right here what that message is - 411689.
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    Alright, my name is VisiHow
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    Let's go ahead and show your style and let's go Next.
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    Enjoy your one year of service
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    Excellent! Thank you guys. Got to love you.
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    We can start messaging contacts
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    Tap on the New Message icon - let's on the new message icon.
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    Here we go
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    I've got 2 people here that I can send messages to. However, I'm not going to send messages. I'm just going to go back.
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    So, let's see, Settings for WhatsApp
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    Here's Account
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    You can change your account details here. You can change your number, delete your account, network usage, payment info, privacy is an important one. Last seen profiles, status, messaging, blocked contacts, read receipts, etc.
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    Now, let's go ahead and verify that
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    Let's go back to our messages. WhatsApp code is here. Let's just tap the link to verify.
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    Open the link, OK
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    Following unknown links leaves your device and personal data, and I stop - that's OK. I'm going to go and click on OK anyway.
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    Here we go
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    That's it, we are verified. It's that easy folks! All you have to do is verify WhatsApp on your phone and get started. Thanks for watching VisiHow. Make sure to check us out on WhatsApp. Give us a like or a thumbs up if this helped you. If you need some help, let us know in the comments section below or ask a question. Have a great day and we look forward to seeing you on our next video.
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Questions and Answers

Hi Grimm, I have an Android Samsung S5, and I do not want to block the person but I do not want him to see when I am available neither I do not want him to see in case I read his message. Is it possible on Android? I know it is possible on Apple devices?

Hi Grimm, I have an Android Samsung S5, and I do not want to block the person but I do not want him to see when I am available neither I do not want him to see in case I read his message. Is it possible on Android? I know it is possible on Apple devices

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Recent edits by: Jen M, Eng, Leomar Umpad

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