WhatsApp now back on Google Play Store after sudden disappearance

You cannot install WhatsApp on Android via Play Store, at least for now

You cannot install WhatsApp on Android via Play Store, at least for now

Android fans should be pleased to know that a new update for Google Play Store which sports the 17.0.11 version number is now rolling out.

Fb-owned WhatsApp on Saturday confirmed that the app was now again on the Google Play retailer after its sudden disappearance. Sadly, the explanation for the quick absence stays unclear.

Users on Friday reported that the Facebook-owned instant chat messenger app disappeared from the Google Play Store. This essentially means that it's wasn't possible to install WhatsApp via Google Play Store for the time being.

iPhone users who have not moved up to another variant of the working framework for long - there is one more thing to do as such. If WhatsApp is at the moment energetic in your iOS 8 machine, it is possible for you to to make use of it exclusively till February 1, 2020, in response to a replace from the moment messaging platform.

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A company spokeswoman declined to share a breakdown of the number of iOS users versus Android users. If you search "WhatsApp" on Google Play, the search results only showcase WhatsApp Business app and not the main messaging app. Note that WhatsApp Business is a separate app. Having said that if you type WhatsApp and hit the search button, the app will not be available.

"The exploit works well until WhatsApp version 2.19.230".

WhatsApp has over 1.5 billion monthly active users.

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