WhatsApp is the first thing that comes through your mind when it comes to chatting applications. Why? Because everyone is asking you if you are using it too, to add you to their contact lists and send messages to you. So, if you have a Galaxy Core 2 smartphone and decide to install WhatsApp, in this article we’ll teach you how to do that.
But first, let’s talk about the Galaxy Core 2 and what it offers. The device has a thickness of 9.8mm a rectangular body with faux leather on the back and a silver frame running around the edges, its screen measures 4.5inches and it’s a TFT supporting a resolution of 480×800 pixels at 207ppi. It runs on Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) with 768MB of RAM, it’s powered by a weak Quad-core 1.2GHz processor and has only 4GB of internal memory which, thankfully, can be expanded up to 64GB. Regarding the cameras, the one on the back is 5MP with LED flash, while the other is VGA. You can buy this handset from Amazon, at the price of only 146 dollars, being a good option for those who are not fascinated with the latest high end devices.
If you already bought this device and you’re intending to install WhatsApp on it, you’ll have two options. You can either click on the Google Play icon from the phone’s home screen to get to the Google Play store and there, you’ll click on the search icon and write WhatsApp, then click on search and when the app will appear, click on Install, follow the simple instructions and wait for the installation process to be complete.
If you want to download the APK file from the official website, first go to your phone’s Settings>Applications and check the Unknown Sources option. When you’ll get to the page, click on the Download Now button and you’ll download the APK file on your smartphone or computer. To transfer the file from a computer to your Galaxy Core 2, you’ll need a USB cable, or if you have a laptop, use the Bluetooth option. Anyway, click on the downloaded APK of WhatsApp to install it and be patient until the application is installed on your device. You’ll need to enter your phone number to be verified, so keep your smartphone close to you and when you’ll receive a SMS text containing an authorization code, enter it and your WhatsApp account will be finally active.
Remember that in the first year of use, WhatsApp is free, so you can free send texts, photos, voice messages and videos to any WhatsApp user, then you’ll pay 0.99 dollars per year, to extend your account’s availability.