[Works] Install WhatsApp on Nokia X, X2 and XL

Update: WhatsApp now officially supports Nokia X Series and hence the tutorial below has been modified accordingly.

whatsapp logo squareNokia X family, the first Nokia phones running Android have already started seeding in various markets and if you’ve picked one up, you’d notice that WhatsApp is not present in the Nokia Store yet. But there is still the way to install it. Here’s how:

How to Install WhatsApp on Nokia X, X+, X2 and XL

On 2nd September 2014, WhatsApp released an update (version 2.11.371) which directly supports the Nokia X series devices. I’ve personally tried it on the Nokia X2 and it worked pretty smooth.

  1. On your phone, go to settings> security and check the box in front of Unknown Sources.
  2. Click here to download the latest version of WhatsApp on your Nokia X device. Wait for the download to finish (you can check the download progress in the Fastlane by swiping right from the homescreen).
  3. When the download finishes, tap on the downloaded WhatsApp.apk file to begin the installation.
  4. When installed, just open WhatsApp and complete the verification.
  5. Start using WhatsApp on your Nokia X, X+ and XL.

Finally it is moment of rejoice for the Nokia X users as there isn’t a need of workarounds anymore and you can install WhatsApp normally on your Nokia X, X+, XL and X2.

Please comment below if it works for you or not. Your feedback will help others :)

Thanks Elton for updating us. Cheers.

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695 Responses to [Works] Install WhatsApp on Nokia X, X2 and XL

  1. jagadish October 8, 2014 at 1:36 am #

    It supports very well in my nokia xl..thnQ for d help

  2. yagyadev October 16, 2014 at 8:04 am #

    Its working in nokia xl thanx very much

    • Narender Singh October 16, 2014 at 10:05 am #

      You’re welcome :)

    • jahubar October 31, 2014 at 9:09 am #

      Not working for nokia xl pls hlp I want replay …

  3. NTR October 17, 2014 at 11:02 am #

    There was a psirsing the package

    This message will appear even i have checked unknown sources

    • Narender Singh October 17, 2014 at 2:45 pm #

      Please try another application/browser to download the file and if it still doesn’t work, use your PC to download.

  4. cool October 21, 2014 at 11:14 pm #

    Thanks a lot!!! :)

  5. cool October 21, 2014 at 11:18 pm #

    Thanks a lot!!! Its workn on nokia x2 :)

    • Narender Singh October 21, 2014 at 11:23 pm #

      Good to know that :) Enjoy!

  6. mona October 24, 2014 at 7:21 am #

    Is whatsapp not supported in Nokia x2??
    Plzzz help me how i,install whatsapp in,my nokia x2?????

    • Narender Singh October 25, 2014 at 11:59 am #

      It is supported. Have you followed the steps in the post? :)

  7. vishal October 25, 2014 at 10:27 am #

    No this not working in nokia xl after complete 10.0mb it automatic start again and same issue happen again and again pls help

    • Narender Singh October 25, 2014 at 11:57 am #

      What 10Mb are you talking about?

  8. shiva October 27, 2014 at 7:34 pm #

    Thanks i can use whatsapp

  9. Azar October 28, 2014 at 3:05 pm #

    its working… simply amazing. thank u thank u so much dearest one.

    • Narender Singh October 28, 2014 at 9:29 pm #

      You’re welcome, buddy. Enjoy!

  10. Rohan October 29, 2014 at 1:57 pm #

    Dude it didn’t worked

    • Narender Singh October 29, 2014 at 2:09 pm #

      What error are you facing there?

  11. Varun October 30, 2014 at 8:05 am #

    While installling whatsapp.apk, my nokia xl throws Problem Parsing the Package Error

    • Narender Singh October 30, 2014 at 1:23 pm #

      Please download using some other download manager or better use your PC.

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