In the modern world there are more and more ways of fast communication, and even SMS recede into the background. One of the most convenient and popular applications for communication is Whatsapp.
The full name of the program - Whatsapp Messenger. The program is mobile application for smartphones and is available to users of iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Nokia and Windows Phone. Using the application it is possible to communicate, at the same time it is not necessary to pay, as for Sms. Use of WhatsApp Messenger requires Internet connection. The same rate, as well as for e-mail and the mobile browser. In the WhatsApp functions the creation of groups, sending an unlimited number of images, audio- and video files is also available.
Beginning of WhatsApp
The name of the application is formed from the English word-play. The phrase "What's Up" in English designates "how are you". Initially Whatsapp was a startup which arose in Silicon Valley. Two persons who worked 20 years in the Yahoo! company before became developers of the program.
What is necessary for registration
No special registration is necessary. To begin to use Whatsapp, it is necessary to download the application and to install it on the mobile device. After program installation through contacts it is possible to learn which of friends already uses the application and to begin communication. Others can send the message with the offer to join use of WhatsApp.
How to download and install the application
It is possible to download the application on the official site of WhatsApp. On the homepage at once four links to downloading the application.
When downloading it is necessary to select the phone model. If you have iPhone or Windows Phone, it is possible to download the application from AppStore or MarketPlace.
It is worth paying attention that this application is available only for smartphones in difference, for example, from Viber.
After installation of the application in the menu select "contacts". Users of WhatsApp will have a status "Hey there! I am using Whatsapp." or other status which the user sets itself, including "*** without the status ***". It is possible safely to begin to communicate.
In the program there is an opportunity to set the status through the menu (to select "status"). In application controls it is possible to edit the profile: select a name and a photo and also to configure notifications, a chat, etc.
Cost of the application
Whatever messages you sent via Whatsapp, whether it be text, video or audio, their cost will be equal to zero. The application is free for downloading, as well as the first year of use. Since second year of use, Whatsapp will cost $0.99 in one year.