Download Whatsapp For Mobile:

WhatsApp application is available on multiple platforms like Android, IOS, and Windows and can be accessed on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS and the web.

App Permissions

  • Permissions That Need To Be Granted For WhatsApp Application:
  • The following is the list of permissions that need to be granted for the WhatsApp application.

To call the phone numbers directly the application has the authority to

  • Read the identity and the phone status
  • Read the call log

To share the media files on your device the application needs to retrieve the access over

  • Read the contents of the USB storage
  • To modify or delete the content that is stored in the USB device’s storage

Wi-Fi connection Information:
To run the application it needs to know the information regarding Wi-Fi as to

  • View Wi-Fi connections


The information regarding the contacts in your device needs to be retrieved from the application. The permissions that need to be granted for the WhatsApp application regarding contacts are

  • Find accounts on the device
  • Read contacts
  • Modify contacts

The WhatsApp application will retrieve the location of the device. The permissions that need to be granted regarding location are

  • Approximate location
  • GPS and network-based

WhatsApp application will access the permissions over the calendar on your device and the information that is retrieved from the calendar is

  • Read calendar events and confidential information
  • Add or modify calendar events and send emails to guests without the owner’s knowledge.