WhatsApp for PC: How to install WhatsApp on PC Windows 10/8/7/XP
Whatsapp For PC: Whatsapp has become one of the most famous messaging apps for anyone with a smartphone. Not only does it let you text your friends and family but also allows you to share anything from images and videos to contacts and location.
Now, for people like me who mostly are on their computers most of the time, it would be very convenient to have a PC version of the hugely popular messaging app and well a while back Facebook did launch the PC version for Whatsapp calling it “Whatsapp Web”. Now to install Whatsapp for PC all you need to do is follow a few simple steps and you will have it running on your PC in no time.
Requirements to Download Whatsapp For PC
- You need to have a Whatsapp account on your phone in order to use Whatsapp Web.
- A working internet connection both on your phone and on your PC.
- A web browser preferably Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.
Now, after you have all the things mentioned above here is a step by step guide on how you can run Whatsapp Web on your PC:
Step 1: Click on this link on your computer web.whatsapp.com which will direct you to the Whatsapp Web page.
Step 2: Next, open Whatsapp on your phone and click on the menu in the top right-hand corner.
Step 3: You will see a list of options, click on Whatsapp Web, this will open a QR code scanner on your phone.
Step 4: Scan the QR code on your computer and that is it. You would have successfully logged into your Whatsapp account on your PC.
Congratulations, you can now use Whatsapp on your PC/Laptop and receive notifications directly on your phone. In case you want to log out from your computer, all you need to do is click on the notification on your phone that reads Whatsapp Web is currently active. This will open up a screen that will give you a list of all the computers that your Whatsapp account is logged into. You can click on any one of them or just click on “Logout from all computers” to log out your Whatsapp account from all the computers.
Now, although this is a simple method to use Whatsapp For PC even it is Windows XP or 10, there is also another way you can use Whatsapp on Laptop or PC. All you need is download Bluestacks. If you didn’t already know Bluestacks is an application for your PC that allows you to download any android application or game and run it right on your computer.
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Download Whatsapp On PC With Bluestacks
Download and install Bluestacks and once everything is set up (You need to log into Bluestack with your Google account), you can then directly install Whatsapp on your PC. Once done, just log in using your phone by scanning the QR code just like you normally do in a browser.
Bonus Video to Download Whatsapp on Bluestack
That is it. Hope this post will help you to enjoy your favorite messaging app WhatsApp on your PC. Go ahead and try it out and if you have any suggestions or face any problem do let us know down in the comment section.