Install WhatsApp on iPad and the iPod Touch without jailbreaking

What you need:
  • A computer – Mac or Windows, any would do.
  • Download iFunBox app for your Mac or Windows PC from
  • An iPhone – if you haven’t got one, borrow from someone you know. Alert: you would be needed to delete the WhatsApp on it, if installed already.
  • And of course, your iPad or iPod you want to have WhatsApp on.ipad air reviews

steps to install WhatsApp on iPad and the iPod Touch without jailbreaking:

  • Plug in your iPad or iPod touch with your computer.
  • Go to iTunes and download WhatsApp.
  • Enter password when required and install the app.
  • Find WhatsApp.ipa file:
    • On your Mac, open Finder and go to Home > Music > iTunes > iTunes Media > Mobile Applications > WhatsApp.ipa
    • On Windows, go to C > Users Username My Music > iTunes iTunes Media Mobile Applications WhatsApp.ipad
  • Drag the WhatsApp.ipa to desktop.
  • Now open iFunBox and click on Install App.
  • Here you’d see the WhatsApp.ipa file. Open it.
  • This will install the app on your iPad or the iPod touch.
  • On your iPhone now, uninstall WhatsApp, if already installed. If not simple download and install it.
  • Follow the regular process of entering your mobile digits and verifying with the text message code.
  • Once done, go back to your computer and plug in your iPhone.
  • Go to User Applications > WhatsApp > and copy Library and Documents files to the desktop.
  • Plug the iPhone out, and plug your iPad or iPod back in.
  • Again, go to User Applications > WhatsApp > delete Document and Library folders and copy the two files from desktop – essentially replacing them.
Ta da! Access to an iPhone (borrowing shouldn’t be that tough considering the abundance of iPhones around us?), a computer will get you easily install WhatsApp on iPad or the iPod Touch without even jailbreaking them! Enjoy!