WhatsApp for Samsung Galaxy S5 is an APK file released by the app maker to make it easier for Samsung Galaxy S5 users to download the app on to their devices. The only pre-requisite for downloading it is that a reliable data service from a service provider or a net connection via a wi-fi router be made available. The steps involved in downloading WhatsApp for Samsung Galaxy S5 and installing it are as follows.
The initial step involved in setting up WhatsApp on Galaxy S5 is to check the compatibility of the android O.S version which is powering the Galaxy S5 device. The latest version of the android O.S is 5.0 Lollipop. Galaxy S5 is equipped to upgrade to the latest version of Android in case legacy O.S is still being used on the device. One should also note that the latest update of WhatsApp, v2.12.38 is backward compatible with most legacy Android O.S.
The version of the Android O.S running on your Samsung Galaxy S5 can be checked by going to “Settings” – “About the phone” – “Android version” on your handset. Once you identify the O.S version on your Galaxy S5 and navigate to Google Play and search for APK specific to the O.S powering your device. Then Click “install” and follow the installation steps prompts, which will end with the application being installed and set up to be used on your smart phone.
Once WhatsApp for Samsung Galaxy S5 has been correctly installed; you can seamlessly initiate free texts exchanges, share videos, snaps, location details, contact information and make free voice calls to other WhatsApp users globally.
WhatsApp has emerged as one of the most widely used messenger apps in the tech world with close to 450 million active users as of date. The messenger service is free and allows users to stay in touch with counterparts from across the globe at no extra cost.