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does someone know if there is already a WhatsApp Version for Ubuntu Phone? I decided to install Ubuntu on my Android, but i don't want to use my Phone without WhatsApp.

Thanks for every useful answer.

Greetz

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No, there isnt at the moment. The opensource version was abandoned because of complexity with Whatapp's API –  Ubuntuser Oct 30 '13 at 7:58

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There is currently (October 30th, 2013) no official Whatsapp client for Ubuntu One.

There were some non-official clients that were either web-based or simple to port but all that I knew have been discontinued. While the Whatsapp protocol looks easy to implement it changes too often, breaking non-official clients until the changes are reverse engineered.

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You could try what is proposed here: http://www.whatsappfor.org/software/whatsapp-ubuntu-phone-touch/

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Always best to add a short précis of the steps to be taken rather than only rely on a link which might, in time, become broken or lost altogether rendering your otherwise helpful answer useless. –  Graham Jun 16 at 6:20
    
Whatsappfor's manual doesn't work. They tried but I believe the problem is Whatsapp wants a verified application only to communicate with their network, and actively blocks new clients that try to access their protocol. There is one (really ugly) hack that works: You can have an android phone on a charger in your home, with whatsapp installed, and with that phone you activate a whatsapp webapp on your phone. That setup will keep running for a long time, but you can already see that it's not going to be popular... Better to switch to telegram (and tell your friends). –  Maarten Klop Jul 7 at 13:40

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