How to Install Whatsapp on Non-Supported Phones – Java, Nokia Asha 2012, 202


It is no longer news that WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging app in the entire world. As at 2016, the app has reached the 1 billion user mark. This is not surprising anyway as the app has proven itself to be one of the best alternatives to text messages. But unfortunately, not all phones support the App, so in this article we will discuss on how to install WhatsApp on non-supported phones.

One of the biggest values of WhatsApp is the instant messaging feature. You can read messages on the go and also send messages as long as your notification is on.

You even have the opportunity to exchange media with people you are chatting with. You can exchange music, photos, videos and even files. And more importantly you can even exchange voice notes.

All these features are enough to want to make everyone have the App on their phones. And even the users that do not have a supported phone for WhatsApp.


The first thing you need to do before you conclude that your phone is not compatible with WhatsApp is to visit the app platform on your phone App store. If you see the notification

‘Sorry, you are not able to use WhatsApp on your device as it is not supported presently” This simply indicates that your phone is not supported. But there is nothing to worry about as we have devised means for you to download and install WhatsApp on your non supported phones.


One of the methods through which you can download WhatsApp on your non supported phone is to get a phone that supports the app and then insert your memory card in the other phone. Then you browse to where WhatsApp is located on the phone and then copy it into your memory card

You can then remove the card and slot it back into your phone. Locate where the WhatsApp was saved in your phone and then go ahead to open it.

Once this is done

You navigate to Option and then Account and then Change Number. Then you have to follow any additional instruction that is given to you.


This other method looks quite similar to the one stated above but it is also a means to download WhatsApp on non-supported phones.

All you need to do is get a phone that can operate WhatsApp, and then you insert your memory card into the phone as well as your SIM card. Proceed to download the app on the phone and then subsequently forward the app to your memory card.

Remove the memory card and SIM and then insert into your own phone. Locate where the app is and then proceed to install on your phone.


If you are actually finding it difficult to get WhatsApp though the initial methods explained, then you can proceed to use this method. Before you do this, you need to have at least 5MB of data on your phone.

The first thing to do is then to download these WhatsApp jar and WhatsApp jad files:

Once you have successfully downloaded the two files on your phone, the Whatsapp.jar will appear, you may not need to open the file, just click on the option, and then scroll to the point where you can select an UPDATE VERSION.

After you have been to update the app, open it and then provide your details in the available column and click on continue.

You also need to be aware of the fact that since these are not the official procedure for WhatsApp, they may not work on some phones and it is very much likely that you expose your phones to some security threats and thereby giving hackers the means to access your phone data. So it is well advisable to proceed on this procedure with cautions.

With this method, you should be able to use the WhatsApp on non-supported phones such as the Asha series.

We believe the information offered in this article have been able to answer your query on how to install WhatsApp on non-supported phones. If you have additional questions, you can drop them in the comment section.

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