Samsung Galaxy J8

Samsung Galaxy J8

How to install WhatsApp in a Samsung Galaxy J8

WhatsApp is an instant messaging application belonging to Facebook since 2016, it is the most used messaging application in the world that is why it is very useful to have it installed on your Samsung Galaxy J8.

In this tutorial we will provide you with instructions to install and configure WhatsApp in a Galaxy J8 in a few minutes and in a few simple steps.

1- First step:
To install WhatsApp in your Galaxy J8 you have several options, if you Samsung Galaxy J8 has the app store "Play Store" looks for its icon and clicks on it.
Play Store icon

 

2- Second step:
At the top of the Play Store there is a search engine, click on it and type "Whatsapp", select "WhatsApp Messenger", click on "Install" or "Get".

3- Third step:
Click "Accept", maybe ask for confirmation to download the App if you are not connected to a Wi-Fi network since you will be deducted the data of your rate that occupies the application. Wait while you install Whatsapp.

4- Fourth step:
Once installed you will see the option "Open", if you wish you can return to the home screen of your Samsung Galaxy J8, you will have the green WhatsApp icon on this screen, if you do not find it, drag to the right until you find it. Open Whatsapp.

5- Fifth step:
Accept the WhatsApp terms and conditions, click "Accept and continue".

6- Sixth step:
Enter your phone number, check that the prefix corresponds to your country. You will receive an SMS in that phone number so it must be correct and you must have access to that number, if it's your Galaxy J8's phone number the app will automatically read the SMS and confirm that it is correct, in case that you do not have to enter the code received by SMS. Press Ok or Next.

 

7- Enter your username, the name you want to appear to your contacts on WhatsApp. You can also upload a photo to be recognized.

8- Press continue and you're done, you already have WhatsApp installed and configured in your Galaxy J8 with the operating system Android 8.0 (Oreo). Start writing to your contacts by pressing the button +.

In your Galaxy J8 ou can store WhatsApp photos and videos thanks to its internal memory 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM.

You can connect your Galaxy J8 through Wifi thanks to its connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot and download all the photos and videos of WhatsApp.

If you need to check the WhatsApp from your Galaxy J8 anywhere you can use the network connection HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps.

You can also make video calls from your Samsung Galaxy J8 through WhatsApp thanks to its 16 MP, f/1.9 selfie or front camera and its Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors 6.0 inches, 91.4 cm2 (~75.8% screen-to-body ratio) 720 x 1480 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~274 ppi density) screen, if you want to know how to make video calls from WhatsApp or using other applications see the following tutorial: Video calls on Samsung Galaxy J8

Do you want to install WhatsApp Business on an Samsung Galaxy J8?

The procedure is the same, simply search for "WhatsApp Business" in your app store Samsung and download it. WhatsApp Business is the enterprise version of WhatsApp, with it you can talk with your customers through this messaging app. You can have the two applications installed on the same device Galaxy J8.

Your Samsung Galaxy J8 do not have Google Play? Alternatives to download WhatsApp.

If your Galaxy J8 do not have the Google application store or you want to download it from alternative stores you can do it by following the steps below:

First you must enable the installation of applications from unknown sources, for this you must go to Settings, it is the icon of the gear. Then click on "Security", look for the section "Unknown Origins" or "Unknown Sources" and mark it. We will ask for confirmation, click OK and we have our Galaxy J8 ready to install apps from other alternative application stores.

We only advise installing apps from trusted apps stores like uptodown.com and aptoide.com.

Consult the following article to learn more in detail how to install apps without Google Play from alternative stores and how to install Google Play if your device does not have it incorporated Alternatives to Google Play.

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