Install WhatsApp for Ubuntu

Now you can download WhatsApp for Ubuntu, the instant messaging app on your pc with Ubuntu OS. Do not miss the opportunity to get WhatsApp for Ubuntu and enjoy the features of this great app.

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In this article we try to explain how to download and install WhatsApp for Ubuntu 12.04 step by step, following the instructions below.

First of all you must install an Android emulator. You can get it on "http://dl.google.com/android/android-sdk_r16-linux.tgz". Once this file has been downloaded, copy and paste it on “home” folder and unzip the file. Open the folder Android-sdk-linux and then on Tools. Then click twice the file Android and execute it. A screen with several files will be appeared, you only have to click on Tools and Android 2.3.3., after that click on the button “Install Package”. Select “Accept All” and click on “Install”. This step lasts some minutes, so be patient.

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During the installation, some messages about supplements by Motorola, Sony, HTC, etc. will be appeared on the screen, you only have to cancel them.

Go to menu “Tools” and select “Manage AVD’s” option. Click on “New” and fill the data. We recommend to put the same data that appear in the photo below. Once the data are filled, click on “Create AVD”.

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On the next window, click on “OK”, return to the AVDs selection window and select “Android 2.3” and click on “Start”. It will appear a window so as to change some options of the emulator, but you can click on “Launch” to choose default values.

Download WhatsApp for Ubuntu and install it on your pc

Now, the emulator is setting up and you can search the app WhatsApp for Ubuntu using the search icon. Follow the next steps so as to install the app. Once installed, you will see the icon of WhatsApp for Ubuntu on the apps menu.

To finish the process, click on WhatsApp icon and fill the data they ask. I remind you to use a different phone number from your smartphone, cause the app only works on one device with the same number. You can get phone numbers in FonYou.

After a long process, you have achieve your goal: Have WhatsApp for Ubuntu installed on your pc and can enjoy it all the time you want.