Update For Nokia Asha 501 Brings WhatsApp Support


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Hey Asha 501 here’s quick heads up for you. Nokia will be rolling out a new update for Asha 501 this week. This update will bring the support for WhatsApp on your phones. It’s an OTA (Over-The-Air) update. But since Asha 501 doesn’t have 3G, you would like to perform it on the Wi-Fi. After the update you can download WhatsApp for free from the Nokia Store.

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Asha 501 was the first in series to use Nokia’s new Asha platform which is based around Swipe UI. It’s been doing good but it was lacking WhatsApp which is a major hit with youths. The other phones in the series such 500,502 and 503 will come with the WhatsApp pre-installed.

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