Downloads of v 0.4.2081:


Last Update:

27 Mar 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • WhatsApp Inc.


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WhatsApp Messenger

0.4.2081 | Updated: 27 Mar 2020



Downloads of v 0.4.2081:



Software Author(s):

  • WhatsApp Inc.

WhatsApp Messenger 0.4.2081

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To install WhatsApp Messenger, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade WhatsApp Messenger, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall WhatsApp Messenger, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade whatsapp -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade whatsapp -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure whatsapp installed
    name: whatsapp
    state: present
    version: 0.4.2081
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'whatsapp' do
  action    :install
  version  '0.4.2081'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: whatsapp,
    Version: 0.4.2081,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller whatsapp
   Name     = 'whatsapp'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '0.4.2081'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'whatsapp':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '0.4.2081',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install whatsapp version="0.4.2081" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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There are versions of this package awaiting moderation . See the Version History section below.

This package was approved by moderator mkevenaar on 28 Mar 2020.


WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Phone and Nokia and yes, those phones can all message each other! Because WhatsApp Messenger uses the same internet data plan that you use for email and web browsing, there is no cost to message and stay in touch with your friends. In addition to basic messaging WhatsApp users can create groups, send each other unlimited images, video and audio media messages.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageName = 'whatsapp'
$url32       = ''
$url64       = ''
$checksum32  = 'cbb493c037ec234ff7a4e1acd82ef026078cc454d565f7b3b8ef7c52ffb73c90'
$checksum64  = 'e2f6a011f602f7003d6a94d93481ffc45bbcd6d3d98ea1f3bdfd34e4151d31ae'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName            = $packageName
  fileType               = 'exe'
  url                    = $url32
  url64bit               = $url64
  silentArgs             = '--silent'
  checksum               = $checksum32
  checksum64             = $checksum64
  checksumType           = 'sha256'
  checksumType64         = 'sha256'
  validExitCodes         = @(0)
  registryUninstallerKey = $packageName
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
$packageName = 'whatsapp'
$fileType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = "--uninstall -s"
$uninstall = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -softwareName "Whatsapp"

Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -packageName $packageName -fileType $fileType -silentArgs $silentArgs -file ($uninstall.InstallLocation + "\update.exe")

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
WhatsApp Messenger 0.4.2088 6 Wednesday, April 1, 2020 Waiting for Maintainer
WhatsApp Messenger 0.4.1307 1219 Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Approved
WhatsApp Messenger 0.4.1302 2222 Wednesday, March 18, 2020 Approved
WhatsApp Messenger 0.4.1299 14 Monday, March 9, 2020 Approved
WhatsApp Messenger 0.4.930 3906 Thursday, February 27, 2020 Approved
WhatsApp 0.4.315 5147 Saturday, January 18, 2020 Approved
WhatsApp 0.3.9309 3986 Friday, December 13, 2019 Approved
WhatsApp 0.3.9308 2722 Tuesday, November 26, 2019 Approved
WhatsApp 0.3.5374 3791 Thursday, October 24, 2019 Approved

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