"WhatsApp Free Ultra-Light Wifi Signal Feature without Internet" Scam

WhatsApp users who have received the message below are asked to delete it and are advised not to follow the instructions in it. The message, which claims that WhatsApp users can get free 3G internet wherever they go for their WhatsApp application via a service called "Ultra-Light Wifi," "WhatsApp Free Wifi service" or "Free Wifi Signal," is a scam. Scammers are using the fake message or service to trick WhatsApp users into visiting the fraudulent website: "www.freee-whatsapp .cf," where they will be asked to invite 15 friends and complete surveys in order to get the so-called WhatsApp Free Wifi Signal. But, it doesn't matter how much friends WhatsApp users invite or how many surveys they complete, they will never receive the Ultra-Light Wifi service or WhatsApp Free Wifi Signal, because such service doesn't exist.

 WhatsApp Free Ultra-Light Wifi Signal Feature without Internet Scam

The Bogus WhatsApp Free Wifi, Ultra-Light Wifi or Free Wifi Signal Message

WhatsApp Free Wifi
Now, You can do Whatsapp Without Internet From Today. Whatsapp launches Ultra-Light Wifi Feature to Enjoy Free 3G Internet

wherever you go for whatsapp application, Click On Below Link to Activate Now
http://freee-whatsapp .cf/

The bogus WhatsApp Free Wifi, Ultra-Light Wifi or Free Wifi Signal message has a link that will take potential victims to the fraudulent website: “www.freee-whatsapp .cf,” where they will be asked to invite their friends.

The Instructions on the Fraudulent WhatsApp Website

WhatsApp Messenger
Congratulations, your device supports the Ultra-Light Wifi

Invite Your 15 friends to get Free Wifi Signal

Invite Friends
Attention :
Whatsapp color will turns into blue when the service is activated
Service will be activated when we receive 15 friends requests

But, WhatsApp users who invite their friends are only helping to spread the scam to other WhatsApp users, and those who complete the surveys are being be tricked into sending their personal information to spammers and rogue online marketers, who will start sending them spam or unsolicited email messages. Also, potential victims who complete the surveys may also be tricked into registering for premium phone services and downloading malicious apps.

Remember, scammers will create other fake WhatsApp websites, so WhatsApp users should look out for similar scams on other websites. And, WhatsApp users should always go to blog.whatsapp.com to confirm the authenticity of a message that is related to WhatsApp, before following any instruction in it.

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July 21, 2017 at 8:44 PM by
"WhatsApp Free Ultra-Light Wifi Signal Feature without Internet" Scam
an anonymous user from: Lagos, Nigeria

This is a good development so that fraudulent activity will not continue. Thanks.


March 6, 2017 at 12:04 PM by
"WhatsApp Free Ultra-Light Wifi Signal Feature without Internet" Scam
an anonymous user from: Kampala, Central Region, Uganda

Whatsapp, please try to inform others by sending SMS to users about this scam, because more and more people will be affected. Thanks.


March 1, 2017 at 2:28 PM by
"WhatsApp Free Ultra-Light Wifi Signal Feature without Internet" Scam

Here is another scam:

"*Now,You can do Whatsapp Without Internet From Today. Whatsapp launches Ultra-Light Wifi Feature to Enjoy Free 3G Internet wherever you go for whatsapp application,Click On Below Link to Activate Now - hxxp://ultra-wifi-activation.ml*"


February 2, 2017 at 11:55 PM by
"WhatsApp Free Ultra-Light Wifi Signal Feature without Internet" Scam

Received via email:

'I have receive this message on my phone. It's a scam. i have done a click on the link. "Now you can have *Free Internet Without WI-FI with Whatsapp*, using a invitation, here I give you an invitation!? http://activation .press 2/2/2017 17:4'


January 4, 2017 at 7:31 AM by
"WhatsApp Free Ultra-Light Wifi Signal Feature without Internet" Scam
an anonymous user from: Resinard, Castries, Saint Lucia

I got this message today, Jan. 4, 2017 and told the sender NOT to distribute it.

Messages from .ml (mali) domain names.


January 4, 2017 at 8:07 AM by
"WhatsApp Free Ultra-Light Wifi Signal Feature without Internet" Scam

Never respond to email scams because the scammers will know your email address is active and will continue to send you more scams or spam.


December 13, 2016 at 4:58 AM by
"WhatsApp Free Ultra-Light Wifi Signal Feature without Internet" Scam
an anonymous user from: Elda, Valencian Community, Spain

How do I delete a download for whatsapp free 3g?


December 13, 2016 at 5:19 AM by
"WhatsApp Free Ultra-Light Wifi Signal Feature without Internet" Scam

Remove unknown apps from your mobile device.


November 4, 2016 at 4:17 PM by
"WhatsApp Free Ultra-Light Wifi Signal Feature without Internet" Scam
an anonymous user from: Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana

Thanks a lot for this information; need to make us know the difference and protect many from misinformation and others.


November 1, 2016 at 5:39 PM by
"WhatsApp Free Ultra-Light Wifi Signal Feature without Internet" Scam
an anonymous user from: Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

How can they spam or email you without your email address? They can't spam you on Whatsapp either,

app just says 15 responses and the service is activated. No survey, no details.

I'm sure it's dodgy but its unclear how they would benefit?


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