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Updated: WhatsApp’s older version works with Nokia X, but it’s not the ideal scenario.


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You can try  these two workarounds solutions for getting WhatsApp on your Nokia X, if no other solution mentioned below works for you.

Here is one more tutorial which can help you in using any version of WhatsApp on Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL

Nokia X appsWhile I was able to install WhatsApp from 1MobileMarket on Nokia X, with latest update which takes WhatsApp on 1MobileMarket to latest version even that option is gone. Now only option left is trying to sideload older WhatsApp version directly from apk file. Here is the link to one of the working WhatsApp versions on Nokia X.

Just make sure that, you have done this already, open Settings, scroll down and tap on security —>Here, tick the box in front of Unknown Sources–>Accept the warning.

You can watch our Nokia X and Nokia XL hands-on videos including unboxing, UI demo, full settings walk-through, native apps and review etc by clicking here and here. Catch the full Nokia X and Nokia XL coverage including extensive hands-on, camera comparison, display test, gaming and full review by clicking here and here.

Now, coming to the current situation, while we can explore workarounds for installing WhatsApp on Nokia X, it is far from ideal situation. Nokia must take it on priority to sort out this weird issue, as it impacts one of the most used and nearly a “deal-maker or deal-breaker” app. Hope, Nokia /  Microsoft Mobile is listening!

Nayan has more than 10 years of experience of covering Technology and innovations. He is a big Nokia fan and Tech disruptions aficionado. He loves to review new cool gadgets and writing about Android, iOS, Gadgets and general Technology stuff. He has been associated with other well-known Tech sites WinCentral and GadgetOx since long. He currently sports a Lumia 950 XL and Nexus 5X. Other interests include listening to Nu-Metal Hits and Kick-Boxing. Write to him at Email: [email protected]