How to use Whatsapp on Laptop (PC), or on the Web.
Hi, here is a comprehensive guide on how to use WhatsApp online on a Laptop (PC). So we are going to guide you on how to do it yourself, without necessarily meeting a tech-savvy.
Our aim is to make sure you get comprehensive knowledge on how to do it yourself from our end. Therefore, we advise you to take a good time and put into practice what you have learned; this is because it will even enhance your knowledgebase.
Meanwhile, WhatsApp Messenger, or simply WhatsApp, is an American freeware, cross-platform centralized messaging and voice-over-IP service. The platform is owned by Facebook, Inc. So it allows users to send text messages and voice messages, makes voice and video calls, and share images, documents, user locations, and other content. Currently, WhatsApp Messenger is linked to Facebook.
How to use Whatsapp on Laptop (PC) or on the Web
So today, we are going to show you how you can open WhatsApp on your laptop and even use WhatsApp without a smartphone.
Follow these steps below to view WhatsApp in a web browser:
Step 1. Open your PC, laptop, or tablet browser and head to web.whatsapp.com
Step 2. On an Android phone open WhatsApp, tap the three dots at the top right, and choose WhatsApp web.
Step 3. On an iPhone start WhatsApp, tap the settings icon at the bottom left, and choose WhatsApp web/desktop.
Step 4. Now, you’ll be prompted to use your smartphone’s camera to scan the QR code visible in your computer’s web browser.
Step 5. Then point your phone camera at the computer screen to scan the code.
Step 6. Whatsapp web will automatically launch in the browser and will remain active until you log out either from your computer or your phone.
Step 7. You can select this option on your phone by returning to the WhatsApp Web menu and choose to log out from all devices.
Step 8. And finally, for logging out from your PC you can do it by tapping the three dots icon at the top of the conversation thread, then choose Log out.
Follow these steps below to install WhatsApp web on a computer:
Step 1. Install the WhatsApp web desktop application, available for PC or Mac from whatapp.com/download.
Step 2. Click the green download button to install the WhatsApp application on your computer.
Step 3. Then find that file in your downloads folder and double-click it to install.
Step 4. On a Windows computer, you should follow the steps in the installer’ and on a Mac simply drag the WhatsApp icon to your applications folder.
Step 5. Start the WhatsApp desktop application and the process is the same as above.
Step 6. The app will keep you logged into WhatsApp until you choose to log out.
Note: Whatsapp can only be installed on your computer if your operating system is Windows 8 (or newer) or Mac OSX 10.9 (or newer).
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