With increasing popularity of the giant messaging app (whatsapp) communication has become very close. Everybody who is having a smart phone using whatsapp from teen to middle age to old. But there is always been a query that can we use whatsapp for pc at home or in the office. Yes you can do it. Today I am going to teach you exactly how you can get whatsapp on your desktop pc or laptop without making your system slow.
There are two ways to download whatsapp for pc. One is by using and an android emulator which can be Bluestacks, Andy or Koplayer. I prefer Koplyer since it is very small in size and eats less RAM Memory. The other one is by using Whastapp web feature. To enable this feature you need to have an android phone. Let’s discuss both the methods one by one.
These methods will works flawlessly on all platforms without any trouble. This tutorial is applicable for Windows xp, Windows 7, 8.1 and Windows 10.
Method 1 : Install Whatsapp for Pc using Android Emulator :
Before we proceed with our first method ensure you have below requirements. In order to download and install whatsapp on your desktop/laptop you need to have
- Fast Internet connection 4G/3G/WiFi
- Updated graphics drivers to its latest version
- At least 2GB of RAM and enough disk space to get rid of performance related issues.
Features of WhatsApp for Pc Xp, Windows 7, 8.1 and 10
- Simple, Reliable Messaging
- Groups to Keep in touch
- Speak freely with your family and friends
- Sync all your chats to your desktop so that you can chat from wherever you want
- Share moments that matter
- Document sharing made easier
First you need to install an Android Emulator. Let’s install Koplayer by going to the url http://www.koplayer.com/ Download it from there and install it.
Step 1 : Open Koplayer and Sign in Using your Gmail username and Password
Step 2 : After successful login click on playstore and search for Whatsapp and click on it and proceed to install whatsapp for pc.
Step 3 : click agree and continue. Next it will ask you to enter your mobile number. It will send you a verification code.
Step 4: Just enter the verification code(OTP) in the box and click continue. Just simple as that.
Now you can use whatsapp on pc or laptop just like in the smart phone. This way you can install whatsapp for pc xp, windows 7, 8.1 and 10.
Method 2: Whatsapp Web
Over 1 billion users on WhatsApp – largest messaging app ever with millions of photos, video clips and documents sharing daily. Now with WhatsApp web you can sync all your chats to your desktop so that you can message from whatever device is most suitable for you at the time.
It is a little bit tricky to access the web version of WhatsApp on your pc. However, if you follow these simple steps it can be lot easier.
How to Access WhatsApp Web on your pc/laptop :
To access WhatsApp Web feature in your computer you need to have WhatsApp installed on your Smart phone.
Step 1 : Open your Chrome or Firefox browser and go to https://web.whatsapp.com/ you’ll see a QR code. WhatsApp uses this QR code to verify your Identitiy. No need of username, Email id etc..
Step 2 : Now take your smart phone WhatsApp app opened click on 3 dots right corner of the screen. Select WhatsApp Web from the options
Step 3 : Now scan the QR code shown on https://web.whatsapp.com/ in your browser to complete the authentication process.
Step 4 : Now you’ll see all chats and contacts appear on browser. Lets connect them your from your pc.
Note: you will need an active internet connection both on your Phone and pc for WhatsApp Web to work.
You can easily log out from WhatsApp Web from your phone at any time.
Hope this will Guide will help you to use WhatsApp on your Pc. If you still have any questions please leave them in the comment box below. Thanks for reading..
Until next time
This is Maddy signing off..