Updated: April 12, 2023
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by Mykola Diakun
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I am not familiar with WhatsApp and I got through and entered my phone number and ticked the box down the bottom press save and nothing happened what have I done wrong

All I want to do is to be able to receive and send messages.

Hello, thank you for using Howly.
Did you receive any error messages?

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I did not receive an error message

You can't receive messages in WhatsApp, correct?


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I am only just signing up first time today

Could you follow this instruction:

  1. Open WhatsApp
  2. Click the chats tab.
  3. Tap the green circle with a messaging icon on the bottom right of your screen.
  4. Choose a contact from your list or click the magnifying glass icon and type the name of the person you want to message.
  5. Start chatting!
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but how do I open WhatsApp thank you for your help

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Did you download WhatsApp?

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all I want to do is get registered

Could you please tell me, what phone do you use?

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It is a Samsung s23 I think it is

Got it!
Could you please go to Play Store and search for WhatsApp?

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Ok I will try thank you

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You're welcome!

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Right I have done that I have installed WhatsApp and pressed open

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How do I get people to contact me what do I need to tell them and is it ready to go

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Now, please try the following:

  1. Open the app, and agree to WhatsApp's terms of service.
  2. Verify your phone number via text message.
  3. Pick a user name and profile picture.
  4. Wait for WhatsApp to finish setting up your account, and then tap Continue.
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Ok thanks

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You're welcome! Keep me posted!

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Do I need a name or number for people to identify me or what do I tell them

You can type in your name so that it will be easier for them to recognize you.

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Do you suggest my real name or a substitute I opened it and have 23 people listed
So I would put ***** at Gmail WhatsApp

You can put that in if you like.

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Thank you very much for your help you have been great putting up with me have a good weekend all the best

You're very welcome!
Is there anything else I can do for you today?

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Hopefully not I will give it a try and see how I go once again thank you

Thank you for chatting with us today!
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