WhatsApp for iOS is free for a limited time

WhatsApp for iOS is free for a limited time
You've surely heard about WhatsApp, haven't you? It is a popular messaging platform that works across different mobile operating systems, meaning that Android users can send free messages to their iPhone-rocking friends and vice versa. And the app is pretty successful too as it has attracted over 20 million users to date. 

Until recently, iOS users who wanted to download WhatsApp on their iPhone had to pay $0.99 for it, but for a limited time, the app will be available free of charge. And no, there won't be any pesky ads spoiling the experience, so no need to worry about that.

At the same time, the pricing scheme of WhatsApp for Android remains unchanged, with the app itself being free to download, but a $0.99 yearly fee being applied after 12 months. You can go download WhatsApp on your iPhone or Android device by visiting the Apple App Store or Google Play respectively. 

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29 Comments

1. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4766; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Let me re-phrase that sentence "...meaning that iPhone users can send free messages to their Android-rocking friends and vice versa."

2. Cynipap999

Posts: 138; Member since: Nov 15, 2012

Yeah, funny how in iPhoneArenaWorld Androids are 'users' (I guess because it's a real OS that they 'use') and iPhones are 'rocking', probably from the bumpy trips and travels of getting lost while 'rocking' Apple Maps.........

3. Cynipap999

Posts: 138; Member since: Nov 15, 2012

.... or, maybe from that 'rocky' and brittle OS that they still have to sync through iTunes version 11.0.1.5.654.231.980.666 (or, whatever it's up to now)!

6. bucky

Posts: 3771; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Man...you guys literally fight amongst yourselves.....

11. androidisbaws

Posts: 74; Member since: Dec 17, 2012

Which android user would sink down low enough to make friends with an iOS user?

13. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

ha you think highly of yourself, bet neither android or iOS users want to be your friend seeing as your so deluded and the definition of sad little fanboy

18. androidisbaws

Posts: 74; Member since: Dec 17, 2012

At least I have decent grammar... You're**

20. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

well all that time alone with no mates in your own little world has given you time to learn proper grammar your the worst fanboy on here, its like your broken lol

22. androidisbaws

Posts: 74; Member since: Dec 17, 2012

Not broken, I don't carry an iPhone. And I'd say your the worst, I'm not directly insulting anyone, Mr Cartman.

23. androidisbaws

Posts: 74; Member since: Dec 17, 2012

My bad, you're. Seems I'm getting dumber reading all this iPhone news.

29. Jon.916

Posts: 6; Member since: Jun 06, 2011

This statement proves you are virgin.I'm an Android user, I'm just not a virgin. Get over yourself.

17. loyals

Posts: 129; Member since: Nov 10, 2012

meaning still not free for android bro ! my free version is ending in a month. i hope they make it free for android too.

4. soshi

Posts: 154; Member since: Mar 08, 2012

kakao talk already available for every platform. btw my account have been free for 1.5 years, should have expire in july but they gave me free until December and now they gave me more until February. I hope it will be like this forever

8. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4766; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Yup, the same thing happened with me. Extended till February...enjoying 'free-dom'. :)

5. Venuramax

Posts: 17; Member since: Nov 10, 2011

Y dont they bring it to tablets

14. infernal88

Posts: 113; Member since: Jun 08, 2012

u can :/.......for ipad ...just download a tweak called " whatspad " if u are jailbroken ...for android ,,,just side load it :D

7. Ninetysix

Posts: 2931; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Whateverman... Here's your chance to tell your imaginary friends.

9. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4766; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Oh, i didn't know anyone had iFriends.

12. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Trying to revisit an argument you already lost once... Priceless.

15. Ninetysix

Posts: 2931; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

You might want to review that thread again.

16. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Nah, I think it's pretty clear cut. You tried to tell ME what I see on MY iOS device. You were wrong, thus... You lost. Have a great day!

19. Ninetysix

Posts: 2931; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

Have a good day sir. Let us know what your eye doctor says after your checkup.

24. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

I really hope this isn't the best you can do. Eye doctor? SMH! Maybe you are just unaware that not EVERY app is available for EVERY market for various reasons. But reasoning with you seems to be pointless. Either way, anginst you... I'm still undefeated. You make it too easy.

25. Ninetysix

Posts: 2931; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

26. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

Dude, you just aren't getting it. I have the app, use it other Android users all the time. It's the iPhone crowd that wants everything "simple and easy to use". Now, don't you think suggesting changing store locations to people who think placing a widget on a homescreen is just "too complicated", might be a bit to much? No offense.

27. Ninetysix

Posts: 2931; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/16/iphone-vs-android-users_n_928275.html I'm sorry bro but iOS users are smarter :) I'll stop here.

28. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

I'll take that ad a compliment, thanks. After all, I am an iOS user too.

10. omarr

Posts: 149; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

Thank God the day which i have been waiting for came

21. nando2do

Posts: 53; Member since: Nov 10, 2011

actually even WP has it for free the first year same as android, but again there is LINE now, and it looks cooler..

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