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Whatsapp for flyer

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26th July 2011, 10:42 AM   |  #1  
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Hello guys out there. I flyer user

This is what I facing currently. I tried to install Whatsapp in flyer but it doesn't seem working plus it prompt out a massage to wait for 15 min.
Anyone out there have Whatsapp installed in your flyer that working perfectly fine..... I still searching for the apk file

Anyone able 5o contribute any solutions?
Help out!!!!!!!!!

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26th July 2011, 12:02 PM   |  #2  
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I'm using WhatsApp without any issues on my Flyer and it works very well. I got the apk directly from the WhatsApp site.

I did find that I had to have my cell radio turned on to use it, though, despite the fact that the messages are sent over wifi.
27th July 2011, 12:54 AM   |  #3  
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I'm using WhatsApp without any issues on my Flyer and it works very well. I got the apk directly from the WhatsApp site.

I did find that I had to have my cell radio turned on to use it, though, despite the fact that the messages are sent over wifi.

Hi!

Tried Whatsapp in my Flyer and the application "could not recognize phone model".

Three weeks ago, I contacted Whatsapp-support and got the following answer "Sorry, tablets are not supported at this time and we have no plans to support them."

So bad luck for me...for now.

Pls, veethree, could you confirm the website where you downloaded the apk from?

Thanks !
27th July 2011, 07:52 AM   |  #4  
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Hi,

I have WhatsApp running on my Flyer P510e. I took the APK from my HTC Desire as it isn't available from the market.

WhatsApp identifies/registers itself using your devices phone number, which makes things interesting if you change SIM often - for example while travelling overseas. I doubt you will be able to get whatsapp going successfully if you have a wi-fi only Flyer or no SIM in your 3G flyer.

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Hi,

I have WhatsApp running on my Flyer P510e. I took the APK from my HTC Desire as it isn't available from the market.

WhatsApp identifies/registers itself using your devices phone number, which makes things interesting if you change SIM often - for example while travelling overseas. I doubt you will be able to get whatsapp going successfully if you have a wi-fi only Flyer or no SIM in your 3G flyer.

Cheers
Richard

How exactly do you take the .apk from your Desire? I have whatsapp going on my htc evo 4g, but I can't get it from there to my evo view 4g.

Please help.
27th July 2011, 10:41 AM   |  #6  
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Hi,

Before you get started you need to do a few things:

1) You need a file manager that lets you manage and backup applications you have installed on your phone. I use Astro. Install that onto both devices.

2) I transferred the APK between devices using standard bluetooth, if you want to do that then you need to activate bluetooth on both devices and pair them.

3) Almost forgot, make sure you have 'Unknown Sources' activated in the 'Applications' settings options.

So what you do is:
Enable bluetooth on both devices and make sure they are paired;

Use the Astro to make a backup of the whatsapp application. In Astro this is done via the 'Tools' menu item and the 'Application Manager/Backup' option. Select the app(s) you want to back up, then hit the 'backup' button. Backups are stored on the sdcard in the 'backups/apps' directory and should be called com.whatsapp.apk or similar. Navigate to that directory;

Long-press on the apk to activate the pop-up menu, select 'Send', then 'Bluetooth' (if bluetooth isn't available as an option then check that you have activated bluetooth). Select the flyer from the bluetooth devices list. The file transfer will start.

Now you have to switch to the flyer and accept the incoming file via the notifications panel.

After it's been transferred you just need to activate it from where it is listed in the the notifications dropdown and elect to install it. It wont install if 'Unknown Sources' is not enabled.

From there you should be able to register whatsapp. Note that each of your devices will show up as different users to your contacts on whatsapp.

Hope that helps.

Cheers
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27th July 2011, 03:09 PM   |  #7  
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I got the apk directly from the WhatsApp website - they have a "download" section and then one for "download for Android" which saves the apk onto your PC (or your device, if you're using it to browse).

As has been said, you need a 3G model for this to work - the wifi only version probably gives issues.
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Hi,

Before you get started you need to do a few things:

1) You need a file manager that lets you manage and backup applications you have installed on your phone. I use Astro. Install that onto both devices.

2) I transferred the APK between devices using standard bluetooth, if you want to do that then you need to activate bluetooth on both devices and pair them.

3) Almost forgot, make sure you have 'Unknown Sources' activated in the 'Applications' settings options.

So what you do is:
Enable bluetooth on both devices and make sure they are paired;

Use the Astro to make a backup of the whatsapp application. In Astro this is done via the 'Tools' menu item and the 'Application Manager/Backup' option. Select the app(s) you want to back up, then hit the 'backup' button. Backups are stored on the sdcard in the 'backups/apps' directory and should be called com.whatsapp.apk or similar. Navigate to that directory;

Long-press on the apk to activate the pop-up menu, select 'Send', then 'Bluetooth' (if bluetooth isn't available as an option then check that you have activated bluetooth). Select the flyer from the bluetooth devices list. The file transfer will start.

Now you have to switch to the flyer and accept the incoming file via the notifications panel.

After it's been transferred you just need to activate it from where it is listed in the the notifications dropdown and elect to install it. It wont install if 'Unknown Sources' is not enabled.

From there you should be able to register whatsapp. Note that each of your devices will show up as different users to your contacts on whatsapp.

Hope that helps.

Cheers

Wow, thanks very much. So many times I had seen people "moving an .apk from their phone" but I never knew exactly how they did it.

That being said, it didn't work for my evo view =( Really sucks. Gotta wait for one of my friends to finally get his android so we can use google plus.
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I try to do it but still can't identified. My flyer
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I have successfully use and installed whatsapp (thru apk from my desire) with no problem. This was before s-off, and my software number was 1.xxSomething.

When I upgrade to 2.xxSomething and got s-off. I still successfully installed but can not launch whatsapp because of "cant identify device" error.
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