Android Dominates WhatsApp, But iOS Carving a Niche (Infographic)

If you use WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned cross-platform messaging application, odds are that you do so from an Android device.

If you use WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned cross-platform messaging application, odds are that you do so from an Android device.

GlobalWebIndex segmented WhatsApp users by operating system in the infographic below, finding that 73 percent of the app’s users connect via Android devices, compared with just 22 percent via iOS on iPhones.

WhatsApp recently began extending support for its Web client to iOS, and GWI said in an email to SocialTimes:

There is still an important section of the WhatsApp community that is using iPhones, with just over one-fifth using iOS. And in the U.K. and U.S., this figure rises to 45 percent. For many of these Apple owners, iOS support for the WhatsApp web client is long overdue.

WhatsApp users: What OS do you use to access the app?

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