Be sincere, has it ever occurred to you that WhatsApp Web Instant Messaging is a version of the app designed to run on both PC and Mac? Probably not!
Well, cheers! Thankfully, this version has been introduced in the app to enrich the communication experience of the users through multiple platform access.
However, since most people already use WhatsApp on their phones, the web version is relatively unknown. Just because you like it doesn’t mean it’s really the opposite.
Running WhatsApp on your desktop enables faster typing as well as saves you time by not taking your computer’s eyes off. This is especially helpful when you are working or doing something important.
Now we can use the most famous messaging client on our computer, a lot of things that were waiting for. Also, it is easy to configure and works quite well.
WhatsApp Desktop: An app that you can download
If you want to keep WhatsApp within clickable reach, you can download and install it for free on your computer. All you have to do is go to the official WhatsApp download page and select Mac or Windows 8 or higher (without Bluestacks).
Unfortunately, there is no official version for Linux users, although you can install a software called Whatie as an alternative. This application allows you to keep WhatsApp on Ubuntu. It is very easy to use and provides all the same features of the official version.
Use WhatsApp Web on your tablet:
If you are using a tablet and you want to use WhatsApp in an easy way, then this is the ultimate solution. WhatsApp Web will open up this possibility by following a few simple steps described below.
The first is the latest version of WhatsApp on your phone. This is very normal and is available in the Play Store thanks to Google Play, but if you can’t find it you can download the APK file version 2.11.498.
Install Google Chrome on your tab. That’s it, now you need to open Google Chrome on your tablet and press the menu button and activate the ‘View as computer’ option. This will disable web pages on mobile pages and we can access the WhatsApp web. Otherwise, you will receive an error message.
Make your way to the official website of WhatsApp Web. Now open WhatsApp on your phone, press the menu button, and click on the WhatsApp web. Now just scan the QR code displayed on the tablet and it can now be used on your tablet and even the WhatsApp web.
How to install WhatsApp Web on a computer
- Install the WhatsApp web desktop application available for PC or Mac from WhatsApp download.
- Click to install the WhatsApp application on your computer.
- Then locate that file in your Downloads folder and double click to install.
- Windows should follow the steps of your installer on a Windows computer ‘and on a Mac you need to drag the WhatsApp icon to your Applications folder.
- Launch the WhatsApp desktop application and the process is the same as above.
- The app will keep you logged in to WhatsApp until you log out.
WhatsApp Web: A browser-based version of WhatsApp.
Open your browser on your computer and go to the http://web.whatsapp.com website to bookmark the address if you’re going to use it often. Now go back to your phone. You need to open the WhatsApp web function and follow the on-screen instructions that will greet you there.
That’s it and you are good to go. We are glad we could solve your technical challenge. Tell us how you feel at the comment box.