In the past, you should remember, we used SMS services to send text messages to communicate with our friends, family members, or for any business concern by sending SMS. It was chargeable by your carrier services. Now people almost forgot SMS, because many mobile applications like WhatsApp has taken place and reduced the usage of SMS services. But do you know that you can access or use WhatsApp in PC as well instead of your smartphone.
What is WhatsApp Messenger?
Surely, you are aware about the most used messaging, mobile application now days called WhatsApp. It can be used in most of the smartphones by downloading from their stores (like; Android, iOS, Symbian, Windows, etc.). The best of WhatsApp is that it allows users to send text messages, images, documents, videos, contacts, GPS locations, etc. Also, WhatsApp allows users to establish audio and video calls. Now days, video calls allow you to make conference between 4 WhatsApp users. The only thing it requires is an active internet connection. Yes, it works with internet connection, whether its your mobile carrier or a WiFi connection. Use WhatsApp on Computer Click To Tweet
In this article, I will show you that how you can access or use WhatsApp in PC (For both Windows and MAC desktop & laptops). Keep reading this post and you will see how easy to access WhatsApp on your desktop and laptop.
How To Use WhatsApp In PC (Desktop & Laptop)?
Though, there are few third-party tricks available to use WhatsApp in your PC like by installing the Bluestacks App Player. But, I personally don’t recommend you to install Bluestacks in your PC. It makes your computer performance slow. Apart from, there are two (2) different methods to access or use WhatsApp in any of your Windows/Mac desktop or laptop computers as below:
- WhatsApp Web
- Download WhatsApp for PC
Hereby, I will describe you both methods one by one as below. Important: WhatsApp must be installed on your smartphone.
Method 1: By Using WhatsApp Web
WhatsApp Web is a new feature that allows you to access and chat with any of your computer browser. This is the smart way to communicate with your beloved from direct PC’s. You should require an internet connection in your PC. Follow the steps given below to use WhatsApp Web in your Windows or MAC PC:
Step 1. Go to your PC and open any desired web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Internet Explorer, etc.).
Step 2. Navigate to browser’s address bar and type https://web.whatsapp.com or click below link to open directly in your default browser
Step 3. A page will come up on your web page with a QR code along with some instructions in order to use WhatsApp on your Windows or Mac computer.
Step 4. Further steps need to do from your smartphone (Android, iOS or any).
- Launch WhatsApp messenger on your smartphone.
- Go to “Settings” Tab and select “WhatsApp Web/Desktop”
- Now go to your computer screen and scan the QR code.
Step 5. By doing the above steps, you successfully paired your smartphone with your computer desktop or laptop. Now it’s faster to use WhatsApp in PC and send messages, pictures, etc to your contacts. Check the image below:
Method 2: Download WhatsApp for PC
Second and easy method to use WhatsApp in PC is to download WhatsApp for PC. It totally hassles free. Just need to download and install WhatsApp application on your Windows or Mac PC like a program. Open, when you need to communicate with your contact on WhatsApp.
For Windows PC, it requires, Windows 8 and higher (32-bit & 64-bit version). If you are using a Mac operating system then, it requires Mac OS X 10.9 and higher. Once it’s installed, double click and open it up. Then, follow the step 4 in Method 1 and you will be able to send messages, pictures, etc from your PC.