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- WhatsApp group voice and video calling is now live
- WhatsApp will no more support older phones and Operating systems
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Using WhatsApp, users can share photos, videos, GIF images, documents and much more, which makes the app the most used chatting platform in the country.
It often happens that Play Store fails to respond and needs a very good quality internet connection to even browse an app to be downloaded. But there seems to be no other way to install apps that we require on our smartphone.
Well, other than using Google Play Store to install an app, users can also use WhatsApp do perform the same task. WhatsApp doesn't have a specific option to install an app, but there's a trick to do the same.
#1 Ask Friend To Send the Apk Link of The App
In case you want to install a particular app on your smartphone, and the Play Store is supposedly not responding, WhatsApp can be your saviour.
Ask your friend to send the Apk link of the app that you wish to download. It can be sent by just going to File Manager>Find the Apk File of the app>Replace the .apk extension with .text or .doc>long press the app and select share via WhatsApp>Chose contact to share its with>Click on send
#2 Click on the Message You Received
After you receive the message from your friend, just click on it, and opt for download.
#3 Go To File Manager and Find WhatsApp Folder
Wait until the download is completed, after which you just have to simply go to the file manager folder, find the WhatsApp folder and check for the file extension with .text or .doc and rename it with .Apk.
#4 Continue to Install the App
After renaming it to .Apk version, you can simply proceed to install the app and enjoy.