WhatsApp for Android ‘disappears’ from Google Play

Yolanda Curtis
October 12, 2019

Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Saturday confirmed that the application was now back on the Google Play store after its unexpected vanishing. But for new users WhatsApp did not show up on Play Store at all.


WhatsApp's sudden absence was first noticed Friday morning by the WhatsApp-focused blog WABetaInfo, and Business Insider was able to confirm that the app had disappeared from the Play store on Android and the web.


Nine out of the batch of 15 apps used deceptive application icons and names, most of which appeared to have been chosen because they might plausibly resemble an innocuous system app. Because of the unexpected disappearance, the individuals who were hoping to join WhatsApp just because were not ready to introduce it via Google Play store. The aforementioned, in service, indicates that WhatsApp hasn't entirely vanished from the Google Play Store and neither did Google blacklist the app. However, this doesn't mean that you can not download the WhatsApp for Android officially from Google Play. With that being said, today we are going to check out everything there is to know about the latest Google Play Store update. For the experience, you can furthermore get the app from third-party references by downloading the app.


The problem resembles to be confined to Android, and not attacking iOS users. Unhappily, the judgment for the short absenteeism dwells unclear.

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