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How to update WhatsApp

Updating WhatsApp can solve problems and sometimes includes new features as well.

Remember that you do not need to remove or uninstall WhatsApp in order to update. If you do remove WhatsApp, you may lose your entire WhatsApp chat history. You can learn more about chat history here.

Here is how to update WhatsApp:

For Nokia S60 phones:

  1. Open WhatsApp and go to Options > Settings > Updates
  2. Click on Check for updates
  3. Follow the on screen instructions to install the update.

For Nokia S40 phones:

  1. Open WhatsApp and go to Options > About
  2. Go to Options > Check for upgrade
  3. Follow the on screen instructions to install the update.

You can still check for updates manually at http://www.whatsapp.com/download/

Cheers,
WhatsApp Support Team