Setup WhatsApp on Microsoft Lumia 535

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Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, we are going to show you how to set up the WhatsApp messaging application on a Microsoft Lumia 535.

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Steps

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    To begin, turn the phone on by pressing the power button.
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    Swipe the lock screen up to access the home screen.
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    Swipe left to access the applications menu.
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    Swipe down to find WhatsApp at the bottom and press it.
    You should also note that you will need to have WhatsApp installed if you want to see this video and follow along. If you would like to learn how to do that, you can search for it and watch it then come back to this video. We now want to set WhatsApp up so press "Agree and Continue". You can read the Terms of Service above if you desire.
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    We have the country that we are currently in.
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    We are going to change that to Georgia because that is the country I am currently in.
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    We now need to add our own phone number in the bottom right box.
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    We are going to make sure everything is correct and then press the arrow icon pointing to the right.
    Press the arrow to continue to the next screen.
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    Here is the verification screen.
    WhatsApp is going to send an SMS with a verification code to this number. Press continue to receive the verification code.
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    As you can see, we have received a message as expected.
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    We can scroll down, from the top to bottom to see the message.
    It says here "Your WhatsApp code is 170881".
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    Swipe the notification screen back up and that will take you straight back to where you left off.
    We can type in the code we received here.
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    Now, it will ask you to enter your name and an optional profile photo.
    I will put my name in as Tom.
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    To add a photo, press on the blue button.
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    Next, you can take a photo or choose from the album.
    I am going to choose from albums.
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    I am going to choose this photo of my eye.
    Press the tick after putting the photo in the right position.
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    Now, we have the photo and name set.
    Press the right arrow to move to the next option.
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    There we go, we now have WhatsApp.
    Enjoy your one year of service and after that, it is only 99 cents a year. So we will have one year of free service and then we will have to pay a small amount after that. Press the arrow key again to move to the next screen.
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    Now, it says "Sorry but none of your contacts are using WhatsApp.
    Tap on the contact name in All to send our download page to some of your friends". Press okay.
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    Now, we have entered the WhatsApp application.
    We now have the ability to select different options. We need to add our friends to WhatsApp which you can do automatically if you have contacts on your phone. Since we do not have any contacts using WhatsApp on this device, we cannot automatically add them at the moment.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to set up the WhatsApp application on the Microsoft Lumia 535.
    If you have any questions or comments about this video, then please leave them in the comment section below. You have been watching VisiHow, goodbye.
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Video: Setup WhatsApp on Microsoft Lumia 535

Questions and Answers

Why does the WhatsApp video stop after 17 second?

Why In my Lumia 535 does the WhatsApp video stop after 17 second & sound totally stop from the beginning?

WhatsApp has a limit on videos that is set to 16 MB. WhatsApp tries to compress the video from your Gallery automatically, but when it reaches 16 MB, it cuts it out.

To attempt to add more time to WhatsApp videos, your chat partner who sent you the video and you (if you intend to send large videos) can install

These programs will help you optimize and compress your videos to the appropriate size limit (16 MB). You can also ask your chat partner to trim the video into smaller parts.

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