WhatsApp Plus: What It Is and How It Differs From WhatsApp
If you are a regular WhatsApp user, you must have heard about the new WhatsApp Plus. If you haven’t, worry not, as this piece will enlighten you. WhatsApp Plus is a new but unofficial replica of the original WhatsApp app. WhatsApp Plus has some extra features that are not available on the official WhatsApp platform.
WhatsApp Plus is for users that like to customize their apps. WhatsApp Plus is highly customizable giving users the freedom to play about with the fonts, colors, and backgrounds of the app, amongst other settings. In a previous related article, we discussed how you can change your wallpaper on WhatsApp. Before rushing to install WhatsApp Plus, there are some important details that you should know.
Advantages of Using WhatsApp Plus
–You can change the theme, fonts, and color in the app more than you can do in the original WhatsApp app
–You can disable voice calls and hide your profile picture from other WhatsApp users
–You can register and use multiple accounts (up to four) on a single WhatsApp Plus app
-It is possible to “undelete” previously sent messages
-WhatsApp Plus has new and more emoticons to use
Disadvantages of using WhatsApp Plus
-Unlike the official WhatsApp app that receives security support, WhatsApp Plus is less secure.
–You can be banned from using the official WhatsApp app if WhatsApp administrators find out you are using WhatsApp Plus
-Since WhatsApp Plus is not an official app, you cannot find it on official app stores like Play Store
-Support for WhatsApp Plus might stop at any time because it’s not official
After reading through the pros and cons of WhatsApp Plus and still wish to install the app, you can do so by:
- Downloading the WhatsApp Plus APK file
- Install the app on your Android device.
NOTE: You might be required to uninstall the official WhatsApp app from your device before using WhatsApp Plus. Ensure that you have backed up your data
- Launch the newly installed WhatsApp Plus by tapping its icon
- Register for an account just like in the normal WhatsApp app
- After your account is active, visit the settings page to explore the new features of the app.