Last Updated on January 25, 2015 by Larious
WhatsApp, the world’s most popular and fast rising instant messaging platform is now available for PC. WhatsApp users can now access WhatsApp on PC without the use of any Pc emulators like the Blue stack and others. WhatsApp on pc can be access via the web browser route, the web client which currently works only on Google’s Chrome will let you chat with your friend’s right from the comforts of the browser. According to recent updates from the official blog of WhatsApp, you can access it using a Google chrome plugin. The web browser mirrors conversations and messages from your mobile device. This means all of your messages are still live on your phone.
“To connect your web browser to your WhatsApp client, simply open https://web.whatsapp.com in your Google Chrome browser. You will see a QR code, scan the code inside of WhatsApp, and you’re ready to go. You have now paired WhatsApp on your phone with the WhatsApp web client.”
Your phone needs to stay connected to the internet for our web client to work, and please make sure to install the latest version of WhatsApp on your phone. Unfortunately for now, we will not be able to provide web client to our iOS users due to Apple platform limitations.
How To Use WhatsApp On Your Pc
- First, download Chrome if you don’t already have it installed on your computer.
- Next, visit https://web.whatsapp.com/ in Chrome.
- Follow the instructions to pull up the WhatsApp Web QR code scanner on your mobile device. The method for launching this section of the app is a different based on the platform you’re using, but directions are listed just under the QR code.
- Scan the QR code and watch as your conversations magically appear in your browser.
Bad news for iPhone users, they are not included. As you can see from the image above, they’ve been sidelined probably because of apple platform issues. Meanwhile, any moments from now WhatsApp will add voice calling functionality to WhatsApp.
The functionality currently works on the updated version of WhatsApp on Android, Windows Phone and Blackberry devices, while iPhones are not getting the feature due to “platform limitations”, according to WhatsApp chief Jan Koum.
With this latest improvements from WhatsApp, Everyone can have access to WhatsApp regardless if they do not own a mobile device, they can still get access to the WhatsApp contacts and chat with them on Pc via the browser.