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    Default Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    Hye,
    I have small problem on my tab s 8.4
    I wanna download whatsapp app and it says not compatible with the device.
    Any solution from the experts?
    Thanks.
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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    Quote Originally Posted by Tomkurus View Post
    Hye,
    I have small problem on my tab s 8.4
    I wanna download whatsapp app and it says not compatible with the device.
    Any solution from the experts?
    Thanks.
    You can download the android market called 1 mobile market from the internet. Its the best place to download apps that show up as non compatible from the play store. I've downloaded a lot of appa from 1 market and it's pretty useful and trust worthy. It always provides app updates in a timely manner.

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    First use es file Explorer( https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...gs.android.pop) to pull the apk file from a device with whatsapp installed then sideload it to the tab s. Stay away from those third party app stores.
    Old AC article on sideloading it's not difficult. What is sideloading? [Android A to Z] http://www.androidcentral.com/what-s...ding-android-z
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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    The apk can be downloaded from whatsapp.com/android
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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    Is it a wi-fi only model?
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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    Simple Steps:-
    1. Use PC to download Application.
    2. Save files in your Document or Download Documents.
    3. Drag files to your Android memory card.
    4. On your tablet, Find file in your tablet then run / open
    5 Follow instruction to continue.

    Good Luck
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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    Quote Originally Posted by Tomkurus View Post
    Hye,
    I have small problem on my tab s 8.4
    I wanna download whatsapp app and it says not compatible with the device.
    Any solution from the experts?
    Thanks.
    I also got the same problem with my tab s 10.1
    Ive try all as other suggest but whatsapp keep askin me to download the latest version of watsapp everytime aftr i enter my phone no.
    Ohh please help me!! 😣
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    hello guys, great news. i used to have the same problem with my Tab S 8.4, but just now I have downloaded the APK from Whatsapp website (as noticed in previous replies). I noticed the version changed from 2.11.318 (which the problem 'download latest version occurs') to 2.11.315, but I download it anyway. Surprise surprise, it worked! Now I can use Whatsapp in my Tab S. Seems like you must use old version instead of latest one. Hope this helps and ends the problem of ours.
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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    Hey guys, I have side loaded whatsapp in my galaxy tab s, and it is installed successfully. But I can't see the icon anywhere. However, it is showing as installed in the application manager. Any idea, what is the issue. Please help me guys.
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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    Quote Originally Posted by Allif Hafeez View Post
    I noticed the version changed from 2.11.318 (which the problem 'download latest version occurs') to 2.11.315, but I download it anyway. Surprise surprise, it worked! Now I can use Whatsapp in my Tab S. Seems like you must use old version instead of latest one. Hope this helps and ends the problem of ours.
    That's great news indeed Allif Hafeez! Glad you found the solution. Could you post a link to the APK 2.11.315? Appreciate it mate. :-)

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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    I have a question. After activating the WhatsApp in your Tab S, would it disable your other WhatsApp in your smartphone? Since this Tab S has no Sim slot, I presume you will need to input your existing phone number to get the verification code in order to complete the activation process in your Tab.

    I tried Viber (another popular messaging app) which is compatible with the Tab S. Upon successful activation, somehow the Viber in my smartphone wasn't working anymore. Hence, I'm wondering if the WhatsApp would have the same effect. Thanks.

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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    For the Samsung Galaxy Tab S with the Android version 4.4.2 (KitKat)
    When I am trying to Download, the messages shown "Your Device isn't compatible with this version"
    But the version date of Whats App is Sept. 30 2014.

    So How the Solution?
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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    Base from the above advice, I managed to extract the APK file & install successfully into my Tab S 8.4. Just as I suspected, upon activation using my smartphone number, my original WhatsApp in my smartphone no longer work.

    My version is 2.11.378.

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    My phone keeps asking me to download latest version of whatsapp every time after I enter my phone number. Please help me
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    Just installed it successfully

    Download apk from the the net typing in whatsapp 2.11.315, a warning will come up but ignore it.
    When it tries to install, a message will tell you that you need to change setting (if you have it set on in security), check the box in UNKNOWN SOURCES and make sure in the next pop up window you have the ONLY FOR THIS INSTILLATION checked. Now it should install!

    Okay this still does not work but you then need to follow the next steps.
    It will ask for you to update, do it!
    Then repeat the same security steps as before, next it asks for a number. I have a tab s 10" and it has its own sim and number, enter these and it's up and running after the SMS.
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    Thank so much for your help. I went to Mobile1 and downloaded the file opener to my MicroSD using my Desktop. I inserted the MicroSD into Galaxy 8.4 S Tab and magic. The file opener led me to the security setting I needed to change to bypass the security feature google set to avoid accepting Apps from unknown locations. I have the file opener on my Tablet now, so I can have whatever file I want. I only wanted WhatsAp and Disneyworld Aps. I really appreaciate your sharing your knowledge.
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    I have Whatsapp downloaded in my Tab S 8.4 LTE but I am not able to transfer all data from my Galaxy Note 3. The backup reside in the phone memory which I can locate but cannot copy to the SD card or SIM card. Is there a way to do it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by guinnkevinr View Post
    You can download the android market called 1 mobile market from the internet. Its the best place to download apps that show up as non compatible from the play store. I've downloaded a lot of appa from 1 market and it's pretty useful and trust worthy. It always provides app updates in a timely manner.

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    Have tried this but not workable. All apps that was suggested by 1mobile still have been routed back to app store.
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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    Quote Originally Posted by Tomkurus View Post
    Hye,
    I have small problem on my tab s 8.4
    I wanna download whatsapp app and it says not compatible with the device.
    Any solution from the experts?
    Thanks.
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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    Just got the same response when searching in google play store.
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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s4

    My problem is that i am unable to download whatsapp it's showing That your device isn't compatible to this version.
    I also downloaded one mobile market
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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s4

    dear friends
    this feature ( Record voice messages ) not work on my Samsung tab s 10.5 lte and the old recorded messages not work also if i want to heir it
    but any features work good
    may any one helps me
    thanks
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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    because your handset Support MUMI mode .. and this is for google feature and you can use apk. file ..
    and this problem is only TAB 4
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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    Quote Originally Posted by Tomkurus View Post
    Hye,
    I have small problem on my tab s 8.4
    I wanna download whatsapp app and it says not compatible with the device.
    Any solution from the experts?
    Thanks.
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    Default Re: Can't download whatsapp app on galaxy tab s

    Please google this: Messenger for Samsung: How to Download & Install Whatsapp on your ... support for Whatsapp, then don't worry, there is a solution to your problems! ... Whatsapp for Samsung can be installed not only on the new Galaxy Tab S, ...
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