How to Use WhatsApp in PC? (Windows/MAC Desktop and Laptop)

WhatsApp in PC

In this article, we will show you that how you can access or use WhatsApp in PC (For both Windows and MAC desktop & laptops) with two different ways. Keep reading this post and you will see how easy to access WhatsApp on your desktop and laptop.

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 days we almost forgot SMS, because many mobile applications like WhatsApp has taken place and reduced the usage of SMS services.

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 part 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.

How to Access WhatsApp in Desktop or a Laptop?

Though, there are few third-party tricks available to use WhatsApp in your PC like by installing the Bluestacks App Player. But, we 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, follow below both described methods one by one. 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.

This will 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 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.

whatsapp QR code scan

Step 4. Further steps need to do from your smartphone (Android, iOS or any).

  1. Launch WhatsApp messenger on your smartphone.
  2. Go to Settings Tab and select WhatsApp Web/Desktop
  3. Now go to your computer screen and scan the QR code

whatsapp web on mobile

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.

use Whatsapp in pc

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.

Download WhatsApp for an Apple Mac or Windows PC

  • For Windows PC, it requires, Windows 8 and higher (32-bit & 64-bit version).
  • If you are using an Apple Mac then, it requires Mac OS X 10.9 or 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.

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