If you have tried to install Whatsapp on Blackberry Z10 and received an “error installing application” then you are not the only one facing this problem. Installing Whatsapp on Blackberry Z10 has not been easy; so many people are complaining that they cannot install Whatsapp on their Blackberry Z10.
The Blackberry Z10 is the latest version of the Blackberry phone which is sold for around N100k (Hundred Thousand Naira Only) in Nigeria. Whatsapp mobile messenger provides smartphone users with a free mobile messaging platform and so many people are having fun with it.
Now let’s face the issue of the day, except you update your OS to 10.0.10.82 or higher you cannot be able to install Whatsapp on Blackberry Z10. But just this morning I tried to update my cousin’s Blackberry Z10 from 10.0.9.422 and I received a notice that I am already using the latest version and because of this I couldn’t install Whatsapp on the phone.
So if you are able to update your OS to 10.0.10.82 or higher you can simply visit the app world and install your Whatsapp else you may have to follow the process I am about to share here today. This process involves Android sideload.
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Note: There are some limitations for this method; your Whatsapp may not be able to sync your native contacts automatically.
How to install Whatsapp on Blackberry Z10
Before you can install Whatsapp on Blackberry Z10 you will need to first download the following applications.
2. Download JRE (If not installed on your PC else skip it)
Next is to install the DDPB installer you downloaded and follow the guides below to install Whatsapp on your Blackberry Z10.
Swipe down from top of the Home screen to go to Settings on your Blackberry Z10
Select Security and Privacy > Development Mode and turn on Use Development Mode and enter a 4 digit password. Note this password and the Development IP Address because you will need them below.
Then Launch the DDPB you just installed on your computer and connect your Blackberry Z10 via USB, enter the IP address and password you noted above.
Then click the “Connect” button and if the password and IP address are correct, your Blackberry Z10 will authenticate and connect successfully.
Just at the right top corner you will see the “Add” button, click on it and locate where you saved the Whatsapp.bar you downloaded earlier, select it and click Install.
Then Whatsapp will be installed on your Blackberry Z10 and once this is done go back to settings and turn off the Use Development Mode.
Then run the Whatsapp on your device and complete the registration by appropriately filling the form as prompted.
Note: Always decline any update for this app on your Blackberry Z10.
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