WhatsPad, a WhatsApp App for iPad


Installing WhatsApp on iPad with WhatsPad – Initially popular on Nokia handsets, Whatsapp is also available for iOS devices especially iPhone and iPod Touch. But what about iPad? Well you’ll need another trick to get Whatsapp app installed on your iPad.


And that trick will need a Cydia tweak named as WhatsPad. WhatsPad app is a cool Cydia tweak allows iPad 1 and iPad 2 users to enable WhatsApp on iPad just like it does on iPhone.

whatspad Cydia tweak

How to Enable & Use WhatsApp on iPad

Step 1. Download iPhone Configuration Utility [link]

Step 2. Download WhatsApp from iTunes

Step 3. Launch iPhone Config Utility >> click on your iPad (on the left side) >> click on [Add] button in the [Applications] tab

Step 4. Browse for WhatsApp .ipa file you’ve just downloaded (normally located in iTunes Media >> Mobile Applications)

Step 5. Now click on [Install] button >> then wait for the app to be installed

Step 6. Now on your iPad >> launch Cydia >> search for WhatsPad in the Big Boss repository >> then install it

Step 7. Once done, don’t forget to activate Whatsapp using valid phone number.

That is it. But however you’ll get noticed that Whatsapp doesn’t really fit on your iPad screen as this app is basically released for iPhone. But you can use another Cydia tweak named “FullForce” to force Whatsapp utilizes optimal iPad screen.


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2 Responses

  1. DuncanMarch 15, 2012 at 6:36 pmReply

    when trying to download whatspad on cydia i get an error message, POSIX: operation timed out
    plz help

  2. AdeelJune 16, 2012 at 7:19 pmReply

    i did all steps..
    but its says..”not connected”
    what should i do? :\ :(

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