Now that you know a little bit about what WeChat is and how it works, and you’ve read our review of WeChat to determine if it’s the right app for you, you may be ready to start using it as your messaging service. To do this, the first step is to download the app. In this article, we’ll lay it out for you step-by-step, so you can start using WeChat today!
Do you need a little more detail than that? If so, read below where we’ve broken each step down for you, and added some screenshots to help you out. For this tutorial, we’ll be using an Android device, but the process is very similar with an Apple device.
Tap the icon for your app store on your home screen to launch it. As long as you are using an Apple or Android device such as a smartphone or tablet, you will be able to find and download the app in your app store.
Be sure your search includes “WeChat” with no typos, as you could return results for other less reputable messaging services if you make a mistake. As you’re searching be sure to look for a green icon with two speech bubbles. That is the WeChat logo!
You are now installing the app. Simply wait for the download to complete and then you can start using the app right away!
And that’s how you complete your WeChat download! When you’re finished, if you want to launch the app, simply click Open in the app store, or click the WeChat icon on the home screen of your device. If you’re ready to start using the app, be sure to check out our next tutorial on how to create an account.
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