WhatsApp is one of the most used messaging applications out there and that’s being proven by over 700 million active users. The application allows you to send text messages, photos, audio and video files through the internet connection of your smartphone device (Wi-Fi or data from carrier)
WhatsApp is available for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Symbian and BlackBerry. In case you own a BlackBerry Q5, then we’re pretty sure that you will enjoy the WhatsApp application even more, because you will be able to type with ease using the QWERTY keyboard that this device comes with.
Before we tell you how to download and install WhatsApp on BlackBerry Q5, we will tell you more about this device. The BlackBerry Q5 comes with a 3.1inch touch screen that supports a resolution of 720×720 pixels. The device features a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, 2GB of RAM and has an internal storage of 8GB. Regarding the cameras, the BlackBerry Q5 features a 5MP primary shooter on the rear side and a 2MP camera on the front side. The device is powered by a non-removable 2180 mAh battery, which can keep your device “alive” for 336hours in stand-by and up to 12hours and 30minutes when talking on 3G.
Downloading and Installing WhatsApp on your BlackBerry Q5
From the Web
To download and install WhatsApp on your BlackBerry Q5 is quite easy. Just open the browser on your device and search for WhatsApp on Google. The first result will be the official WhatsApp webpage, so tap on it to head to the page. Once the page loads, you will have to tap on the download button that’s found somewhere in the middle of the page and after that, select your device type (BlackBerry) and tap download once again to start downloading the application.
Once the download is complete, leave the browser, open Downloads from menu and open WhatsApp. Follow the steps to install WhatsApp and wait until the installation process is complete, then use your mobile phone number in order to get verified.
From the BlackBerry AppWorld
This is a simpler way to get WhatsApp installed on your BlackBerry Q5. To do this, just open AppWorld from the main menu of the device and search for “WhatsApp Messenger”. After it finds WhatsApp Messenger, select it and tap on “Download”. Keep in mind that you will need to use your BlackBerry ID in order to start downloading and install WhatsApp on your device. Once the installation is complete, you will use your phone mobile number to get verified and you’re done.