HOWTO: Using Whatsapp on Kindle Fire (Jelly Bean/SGT7)

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http://forum.xda-developers.com – I'm using twa_priv's Jelly Bean ROM with SGT7 enhancements on my Kindle Fire, and wanted to install and use WhatsApp on this device. Not having an Android phone, I found that the instructions here worked well: use Bluestacks on my PC to help get the needed code to install and start up WhatsApp. But when I actually tried to enter a chat on WhatsApp, the application kept crashing. After seeing that someone else was having the same problem, and looking through the logcat.txt, I figured out that the crash has something to do with a bitmap/image operation in WhatsApp. That led me to a worka (HowTos)