How to activate Whatsapp on iPad or iPod
We have showed you how to install Whatsapp on iPad and iPod in the previous post. But in order for it to work, you have to activate the Whatsapp account.
To install Whatsapp on iPad or iPod, please click on this guide : How to install Whatsapp on iPad or iPod without jailbreak.
We have separated the guide into two parts on installing and activating in order to avoid confusion when the guide became too long. So once you have installed Whatsapp on your iPad or iPod, you would be prompted by an error message as shown above, ‘Sorry, your device is currently not supported’. Do not worry with the message. Whatsapp is not officially launched for iPad and iPod, but by following the step by step guide below, you would be able to start whatsapp-ing from your iPad or iPod.
Step by step guide to activating Whatsapp on iPad and iPod without jailbreak
If you have followed through the first guide on ‘How to install Whatsapp on iPad or iPod wihout jailbreak‘ you would have ifunbox installed on your PC. If not, download ifunbox and install it on your PC.
Get an iPhone and uninstall Whatsapp from the device. Yes, uninstall it so that you can do a fresh install with proper activation on the iPhone later.
Install Whatsapp on iPhone, open the app and activate using the mobile number that you will be using in Whatsapp on your iPad or iPod.
Connect the iPhone to your PC and open ifunbox. Select ‘iFunBox Classic’ and on the left side click on ‘User Applications’ under the iPhone. Select ‘Whatsapp’ from the list, then once the files appear, select both ‘Documents’ and ‘Library’ folder. Then click on ‘Copy To PC’ to save the selected folders on your PC.
Disconnect iPhone from the PC and connect your iPad or iPod. Select ‘iFunBox Classic’ again and on the left side click on ‘User Applications’ under the iPad or iPod. Select ‘Whatsapp’ from the list, then once the files appear, select both ‘Documents’ and ‘Library’ folder. Then paste it into the Whatsapp folder as shown below.
Disconnect your iPad or iPod from the PC and you should have a working Whatsapp on your device.
If you still get the error message ‘Sorry, your device is currently not supported’, delete the application and try again from Step 4. Enjoy Whatsapp on your iPad and iPod without jailbreaking it.
This will work on other iOS devices and here’s a list of iOS devices supported :
- iPod touch (1st to 5th gen)
- iPad Wifi
- iPad Wifi + 3G
- iPad 2 Wifi
- iPad 2 Wifi + 3G
- iPad (3rd gen) Wifi
- iPad (3rd gen) Wifi + Cellular
- iPad (4th gen) Wifi
- iPad (4th gen) Wifi + Cellular
- iPad Air Wifi
- iPad Air Wifi + Cellular
- iPad Mini Wifi
- iPad Mini Wifi + Cellular
- iPad Mini Retina Wifi
- iPad Mini Retina Wifi + Cellular