WhatsApp for iPad – Manual Install
One of the most popular smartphone apps in the world today is, undeniably, WhatsApp. The instant messaging application has managed to conquer the hearts of the people and, today, it is common that everyone take this application installed on your smartphone. Of course, there are those who do not already have WhatsApp, but are usually the same people who do not even have data rate in its devices; which some people call “dear friends.”
WhatsApp not only allows us to send text messages to your contacts , it is also possible to send photos, videos, audio notes, contacts and even send our exact location in case your smartphone is capable geolocation. Definitely a very complete application and interesting sea.
Is it possible to have WhatsApp on for iPad, iPad Mini Air or iPad?
At first, it is only available to iPhone For iOS, WhatsApp. The developers have not been released to publish a version for iPad App and time is necessary to use certain ” tricks “to get have the IM application on the iPad, something that may not appeal to many people.
We assume that the reason that WhatsApp has not reached the tablet is that the application is associated with the phone number of the user, so that in many tablet that do not have mobile connectivity could not be configured correctly, at least not using just the telephone number. If they were to launch version such devices, would complicate the system log and request an email address to make it compatible.
Maybe someday this is a possibility, but today it is not possible to have WhatsApp on iPad. Well, at least not officially, since there is always a way to do this kind of stuff, but not like the developers of the application …
How to Install WhatsApp on iPad (thanks to WhatsPad)
In order to have WhatsApp on iPad the first step will be applied to the device Jailbreak. This is the only way we can install applications that are not available in the App Store, but are so in favor of using this method can not have WhatsApp on your iPad or iPad Mini. If applying Jailbreak is something that you do not care, in our class on the subject will find the necessary information to complete this process.
If you have your device with Jailbreak the next step is to download WhatsApp with necessary modifications . Ideally, do it from vShare because this way you can get the latest version available.
Once installed, the next thing is install the application WhatsPad . You can find it in the BigBoss repo (apt.thebigboss.org/) Cydia. Once both applications are installed to restart the iPad (or iPad Mini). Furthermore, to force the app is displayed full screen (it is important to mention that WhatsApp is just displayed as an iPhone app with 2X mode on any iPad), we can also install the tweak FullForce , available through Cydia.
Once rebooted you can open WhatsApp. At this time it will ask for a valid phone number. In this field you will have to write an actual phone number, and you will receive an SMS with a need for the application to function code. It is important to mention that if you put the same phone number you use on WhatsApp on your smartphone, the account will run only on iPad and you can not re-activate the phone until after an hour at least .
Install WhatsApp on iPad from a Windows and Mac computer
If you prefer to install WhatsApp on iPad from a computer is possible. As you’re imagining, to install the application need to use some software that can do this. Of course, iTunes does not allow it, because it is a modified application, so you should use iFunBox , a convenient tool for installing software on iPad in a convenient way.
The first step is to download the latest version of WhatsApp to your computer.
Once downloaded, you must install the iFunBox application is available for both Mac and for Windows .
Open iFunBox application and select the option “Install App “located on the top bar, toward the center.
In the new window that is displayed, you have to choose the WhatsApp application that you downloaded in the first point. The installation process will begin and will last only a few seconds.
Once called WhatsApp appear on the desktop of the iPad, but you should not run it. The next step is to access Cydia and install WhatsPad as desired application and the tweak FullForce to be displayed at full size.
Once installed WhatsPad, and can run WhatsApp and follow the steps on screen to activate the application.
The steps for installing WhatsApp on iPad are very simple, although it is important to mention again that in order to do this installation you must have a device with Jailbreak applied and that the application is not officially supported by the heads of WhatsApp, so it would fail and no one responsible for it.
To run WhatsApp on iPad must have completed the process of Jailbreak . Therefore, WhatsApp can run on any model of iPad (iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4 iPad Air , iPad Mini and iPad Mini with Retina iOS Jailbreak 7 installed and applied).