Does WhatsApp work in Indonesia?

Can you use WhatsApp in Indonesia?

Indonesia restricts WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram usage following deadly riots. Indonesia is the latest nation to hit the hammer on social media after the government restricted the use of WhatsApp and Instagram following deadly riots yesterday.

Which country doesn’t use WhatsApp?

Syria: The country had also banned WhatsApp because of its encryption policy. The government of Syria believed that the enemy can plot against them using WhatsApp’s end-to-end encryption policy. Iran: Iran has blocked practically all the possible messaging apps including WhatsApp.

How add Indonesia number to WhatsApp?

Open your phone’s address book. When adding the contact’s phone number, start by entering a plus sign (+). Enter the country code, followed by the full phone number. Note: A country code is a numerical prefix that must be entered before the full national phone number to make a call to another country.

Why is WhatsApp popular in Indonesia?

Wahyudi Djafar, a personal data protection researcher at Jakarta-based Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy, said that despite the increased downloads of other messaging apps, WhatsApp would remain dominant in Indonesia because “it is the most user-friendly private messaging app at the moment”.

Is WhatsApp free in Indonesia?

WhatsApp isn’t free. There are a lot of Indonesians who have been using WhatsApp for over a year without paying anything. But when WhatsApp starts being strict in charging Indonesian users the annual fee, there will be a lot of people considering moving to other – and totally free – messaging services instead.

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Is WhatsApp blocked in Indonesia?

On 22 May 2019, Indonesian government blocked Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram for three days after the 22 May riots in Jakarta to prevent hoaxes and fake news of the situation during the riots from spreading. The event also increased awareness of using VPN to access blocked content during the block.

Is there WhatsApp in Saudi Arabia?

WhatsApp banned in Saudi Arabia.

Has Dubai banned WhatsApp?

The UAE, home to the oil-rich capital of Abu Dhabi and the freewheeling financial hub of Dubai, long has blocked internet calling apps like WhatsApp and FaceTime, presumably due to security concerns and to protect the revenues of its monopoly state-run telecommunication companies.

What is the WhatsApp code for Indonesia?

If you want to create a link to WhatsApp for a phone in Indonesia you need to add +62 to your phone number.