For a time, WhatsApp wan’t available on the Google Play Store for Android but it returned and the messaging service isn’t explaining why…
Case in point, WhatsApp temporarily vanished from the Google Play Store, though its Business app remained.
WhatsApp Inexplicably Disappeared from the Google Play Store then Mysteriously Returned
WhatsApp previously wouldn’t show up in search on the Play Store, suggesting it was somehow delisted. However, the direct link to it still worked, which would not happen if Google removed it from the Play Store.
Meanwhile, some users report not being able to see it at all on their mobile devices, despite it being installed. Although, this isn’t the case with everyone.
A representative from WhatsApp tells The Next Web the flagship app is back on the Play Store, though did not elaborate on its disappearance.