Whatsapp is most popular chatting and sharing app for smartphones. But it’s not available for all apple smartphones, its only available for iPhone and not for iPad or iPod. So users of iPod or iPad wants to know how to download and install whatsapp on iPad or iPod without jailbreak. So here is step by step instructions for you to let whatsapp work on your iPad or iPod.
How to download and install whatsapp on iPad or iPod without jailbrak
Things you will need in this process
- An iPod or iPad in which you want to install whatsapp
- A PC
- An iPhone which helps you in activating whatsapp
Step by step instructions to download and install whatsapp on iPad or iPod
- First thing you have to do is to download and install iTunes on your PC. If you already iTunes installed on your PC then move to second step.
- Now open iTunes media folder.Here are the paths for different operating systems.
For Windows : C:\Users\Username\My Music\iTunes\iTunes Media\Mobile Applications\
For Mac OS X 10.7 Lion : ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes Media/Mobile Applications/
For Mac OS X 10.6 : ~/Music/iTunes/Mobile Applications/
- Now you have to find whatsapp file in this folder and have to copy it in any other folder of your choice. Remember that file type of whatsapp is IPA.
- Now its time to download ifunbox. After installing it start ifunbox application and connect your iPod or iPad with PC.
- Now click on ifunbox classic tab and then click on install app button and then select the whatsapp IPA file that we copied in the third step.
- Whatsapp now installed on your ipad or ipod but still it will not work. Now you need an iPhone for further steps to perform. So take an iPhone and unistall whatspp from it if it already installed and then reinstall it and activate with the cell number you are using on iPad or iPod.
- Now connect your iPhone to computer and go to ifunbox and copy Documents and Library folders to your PC which you find under ifunbox classic tab after going in your iPhone user applications folder and selecting whatsapp folder.
- Now de-attach your iPhone from PC and attach your iPod or iPad again. Now run ifunbox and again go to same ifunbox classic tab and select whatsapp folder under user applications folder. And then copy the Document and Librat files you copied in previous step in whatsapp folder. Wow you now have installed whatsapp on your iPod or iPad.
Hope you now have learned how to download and install whatsapp on iPad or iPod without jailbreak. For more useful tutorials and tips explore HowHut.