However, there’s a catch.
The main reason WhatsApp free download was – and still is – strictly limited to use on mobile phones is because the app needs your phone number in order to set up. Without a phone number, you won’t be able to set up the app on your device and as you know already, not so many tablets out there have a SIM card slot.
Even with a tablet that has a SIM card slot, you won’t find WhatsApp for Android tablets in the Google Play Store like you’d do with other apps. The good side of the story is that this won’t deny you the chance to install and use the app on your beloved Android tablet. It’s quite easy to set it up on your slate, just keep on reading.