WhatsApp is one of the most used instant messaging applications in the world, but in recent times many users have preferred to use an application very similar to this one, but that adds many more options and features than the original version and is called whatsapp plus. In this article from Depor we will tell you what it is about, how you can download it and what risks there is to install this unofficial app on your smartphone.
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In order to install WhasApp Plus 2023 on your smartphone, you must not have the original application on your mobile, as your account could be banned. You also have to know that there are many dangerous download links and you could damage your cell phone, so it is advisable to access reliable web pages as we will let you know later.
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How to download WhatsApp Plus?
WhatsApp Plus is not an official app, therefore, it is not in the smartphone Store. To be able to install it on your cell phone you must download the APK and below we will show you the steps so you can do it:
- First, download the new APK at this link.
- Then, install the APK and activate the option to install from unknown sources on Android.
- You should keep in mind that when you download an application from outside the Google Play Store you must activate unknown sources.
- Therefore, you must follow this route to activate it: Settings – Security – Unknown sources – Accept.
- Finally, run the .apk file so that everything is ready and you can use the app.-
What can be done with WhatsApp Plus?
This application is a modified version of the original WhatsApp and was developed in 2012 by the Spanish programmer Rafalense. The app was developed mainly to have greater customization of the program and many other improvements that you will learn about below.
Like the original, WhatsApp Plus allows users to chat, send photos, emojis, videos, documents and files, but it also has features not found in the official version such as changing the color of chats and the interface.
Another advantage is that you can use two accounts at the same time in WhatsApp Plus, something that cannot be done in the original app. In addition, you can personalize your account by adding more privacy by choosing which contacts you don’t want to see you online and even changing the time of your “last connection”.
What are the disadvantages of WhatsApp Plus?
Many experts say that using WhatsApp Plus is not the most recommended. While the app is not dangerous as such, it may present a risk to the security of your private data. Being an unofficial app, it uses servers other than the original one and can be hacked.
On the other hand, WhatsApp can ban your account if it detects the use of this app and you could have many problems to recover it, so it is not recommended to install this application on cell phones.
“If you received an in-app message that your account is ‘temporarily suspended’, it means you’re probably using an unauthorized version of WhatsApp instead of the official WhatsApp app. If after your account has been temporarily suspended you do not start using the official version of WhatsApp, your account could be permanently suspended,” the company said in a statement.