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How to download and install Whatsapp on Nokia X, XL and X+ without root.

Download & install whatsapp for Nokia X, X+ and XL without root: Some times back Nokia announced three smartphones that can run on android oprating system. After the announcement most of us believe that Nokia is also switching from windows to android but its not true. After the launch we came to know that ther interface is somewhat similar to android and also users can install most of the apps available in google play in Nokia’s latest smartphones via third party stores or Nokia store.

After some time many people complain that many apps are incompatible or not running in these smartphones. So here I am going to share how to download and install whatsapp messanger for Nokia x, xl and x+. Here I will give you two different methods to install whatsapp on Nokia X, XL and X+ without root and you can follow any of them.

download & install whatsapp for Nokia X, XL and X+

Common problem faced by many when they try to launch whatsapp is an error message which was like “Sorry, your device is not supporoted”. This message is very common, specially in Nokia xl. So, instead of going for NOKIA store to download whatsapp on Nokia X, XL and X+ I am giving you some best possible alternatives so that you can run whatsapp on Nokia X, Xl and X+ without rooting your phone.

Tutorial to download & install whatsapp for Nokia X, Xl and X+. Read both the methods very carefully and adopt which one suits you the best.


Method 1: to download & install whatsapp for Nokia X, XL and X+ with apk file.

This method involves downloading whatsapp apk file. Then try to install whatsapp with apk. Here is the full procedure to install whatsapp:

  1. Search for whatsapp apk file on internet. Else you can download it directly from link given below.

Download whatsapp apk file for Nokia X, X+ and XL from here.

  1. Once you have downloaded the apk file, click on the apk file and install it. If you have downloaded whatsapp apk file to your computer then transfer that file to your Nokia X, XL or X+ and install by clicking on it.

Note: Some time you cannot directly install apk file as installating files from unknown sources is blocked. You can unblock it by clicking on Settings > Unknown Sources and press OK. This will allow you to install files from unknown sources.

Many times you need to install apk apk file and couldn’t find any source so read my post on


Once you have downloaded apk file further procedure remains same.

Method 2 to run whatsapp on Nokia X, XL and X+ with 1mobile store:

This method involves installing whatsapp from a third party store. Best part about your Nokia X, XL and X+ is that apart from Nokia store and play store they support number of third party app stores. So these are also a good alternatives to install whatsapp.

  • You need to install 1mobile market app to your Nokia X, XL and X+.

download & install whatsapp for Nokia X, XL and X+

  • Once you have installed the 1mobile market app launched the app in your Nokia smartphone.
  • In 1mobile market app search for whatsapp.
  • You will get many links click on the first link (usually most realiable).

It is possible that installation from unknown sources in your smartphone is blocked. So you can unblock it by Settings > Unknown Sources and press OK. This will allow you to install files from unknown & install whatsapp for Nokia X, XL and X+

  • Now you can easily install whatsapp on your phone.
  • Once installation is complete run the app. Hope it will run smoothly. Confirm your mobile number and start enjoying.

Hope you all will like the post on how to download & install whatsapp on Nokia X, XL and X+ without root. Well both of the methods are unique and you can try any of these to get whatsapp installed.

Do comment your experiences and problems we will try to sort it out.

If both these methods are noe working you can also try whastapp plus latest version to run whatsapp in your Nokia X, XL and X+

Read how to install whastapp plus messenger latest version in Nokia X series smartphones.

Warning: Downloading apk files fro unknown sources could damage your system or can cause risk to your device security. So you are requested to download whatsapp apk file to your Nokia x, xl and x+ from trusted sources.

Rishabh Pant is a passionate writer and blogger. He is pursuing engineering in electronics and communication from GGSIPU University. In his free time, he loves to watch movies and play PC games.


  1. Before reading your article I have already tried thesecond method by installing whatsapp from one mobile market….whatsapp ran smoothly for sometime without any error then I got notification to update whatsapp but after its update its not working .. whenever I open it it says sorry your device is not supported…so what should I do kindly tell someother alternative plzzzz….

  2. 1- Download below whatsApp version. Copy Below URL and paste in your browser to download!

    2- Install it.
    3- Complete whatsApp registration process.
    4- After Registeration completed. uninstall whatsApp.
    5- Open your browser and go to
    6- After download completed. install it. (Allow Instalation from unknown sources: go to setting > Security > and click on Unknown sources)
    7- After installation completed go through the process.
    Now its DONE!

  3. 20 june 2014 I had installed whatsapp plus on nokia xl. Then run until August 03 and August 04 was the last date.that time i did not use whatsapp. I have tried different ways . Is never done. can you help me?

    • I doubt but on 3-4 August after the update there are some compatibility issues on whatsapp for Nokia x series smartphones. You can check out the comment section for some good solution.


  5. hey I am use nokia xl…but I cant install whatsapp in my phone..whn I install it show”sorry your device not supported”…I use both the two methods but cnt install…what I do ..please help ..

  6. after installin whatsapp on nokia xl it show it doesnt support thn using widget option if i open it it show plz register first hw can i do tht plz plz answer

    • I hope this will help you..

      Downloaded whatsapp older version apk file, install it in your Nokia X, XL and X+
      Now change the date settings 3rd June 2014. Don’t forget to uncheck automatic time update.
      Reboot your phone. Once done register for whatsapp that you have installed recently. You can surely register without any problem.
      Now after registering your number on whatsapp uninstall the whatsapp.
      Now download whastapp plus latest apk file.
      Once you have downloaded the apk file install it in your smart phone.

      For apk files read my latest post on whatsapp plus for Nokia X, XL and X+

      • Now these tricks doesn’t work. Help me how to install whatsapp/whatsapp+ on nokia xl. It always shows obstacle version.

      • Hey frnds I had updated my nokia xl version 1.2.3.,but now I cant install or run whatsapp on my mob.all time he says that your device is not supported. and when I m installing whatsapp plus, it gives msg that uninstall old version and so on means my verification get failed, so anybody plz give me solution over it plz plz

      • Download whatsapp frm 1 mobile market thn instal it dnt open whatsapp immediately thn go to time set date to 3rd June 2014 uncheck all thn restart u r device thn try to verify after verification delete the whatsapp and download whatsapp+


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