You need no introduction to what WhatsApp is about. The messaging platform has over 2 billion users. Users primarily make use of the App on their android or iPhone device. How ever, you can make use of WhatsApp on your laptop or desktop device following this easy guides.
Briefly, I’ll show you how to quickly set up WhatsApp on your laptop device or your desktop.
Use the WhatsApp Web app
This feature is fast! and easy to set up! Using WhatsApp Web doesn’t require you to start searching on which application is compatible with your OS. It Instead, it be accessed via most browsers, including Safari, Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Opera, and Firefox.
Step 1: Make use of your favourite browser to open WhatsApp web
Open your desired browser and go to the WhatsApp Web website. You’ll notice that it features a QR code. This code would later be used to connect your phone to the WhatsApp Web. Visit https://web.WhatsApp.com
Step 2: Open WhatsApp app on your phone and select WhatsApp Web.
Open WhatsApp on your Android phone, and then, select the three vertical dots Menu icon from the top right corner of your screen. For iOS: You’ll select the Settings icon.
Then for both Android and iOS devices: From the menu that pops up, select WhatsApp Web.
For Android: Tap on the teal OK button that appears at the bottom of the screen. You may be asked to allow WhatsApp to have access to your phone’s camera: Tap on Continue — you may need to answer other permissions questions to grant access. Your phone’s screen should now look like a QR code scanner.
For iOS: Tap on the Scan QR code option, and the app will ask for permission to access your camera. Accept, and the screen should show a QR code scanner for the next step.
Step 3. Scan the QR code with your mobile phone and get connected.
Now go back to your desktop or laptop to view the WhatsApp Web website. You may need to click on Click to Reload QR Code to reload a QR code for your phone scanner. If you plan to use WhatsApp Web often on a particular laptop or desktop computer, be sure to tick the box next to Keep Me Signed In.
Now point your phone’s QR code scanner toward the WhatsApp Web QR code to scan the code.
Step 4: Now enjoy using WhatsApp on your laptop or desktop device.
Enjoy! Start a chat, send messages and enjoy a new conversation experience with your desktop device.