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How to download WhatsApp for Pc and Access WhatsApp Web

With the increasing popularity of the giant messaging app, communication has become very close. Everybody who is having a smartphone 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. in this article, I am going to teach you exactly how you can get WhatsApp on your desktop PC or laptop. Follow along…

whatsapp for pc desktop
WhatsApp for PC XP, Windows 7, 8.1 and Windows 10 and Mac

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 the WhatsApp 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 work 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

  1. Fast Internet connection 4G/3G/WiFi
  2. Updated graphics drivers to its latest version
  3. 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

  1. Simple, Reliable Messaging
  2. Groups to Keep in touch
  3. Speak freely with your family and friends
  4. Sync all your chats to your desktop so that you can chat from wherever you want
  5. Share moments that matter
  6. Document sharing made easier

First, you need to install an Android Emulator. Let’s install Koplayer by going to the URL Download it from there and install it.

koplayer whatsapp pc
koplayer to install WhatsApp on PC or Laptop

Step #1: Open Koplayer and Sign in Using your Gmail username and Password

Step 2: After successful login, click on play store and search for Whatsapp and click on it and proceed to install WhatsApp for PC.

Step#3: click on Agree and Continue. Next, it will ask you to enter your mobile number. It will send you a verification code.

whatsapp for pc otp verification..
WhatsApp for PC OTP verification.


Step 4: Just enter the verification code(OTP) in the box and click continue. Just as simple as that.

Now, you can use WhatsApp on PC or laptop just like in the smartphone. This way you can install WhatsApp for PC XP, Windows 7, 8.1 and 10.

whatsapp for desktop
whatsapp for desktop pc laptop

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 a lot easier.

How to Access WhatsApp Web on your PC/laptop

To access WhatsApp Web feature on your computer you need to have WhatsApp installed on your Smartphone.

Step 1: Open your Chrome or Firefox browser and go to you’ll see a QR code. WhatsApp uses this QR code to verify your Identity. No need to log in with your of username, Email id etc.

whatsapp web scan qr code
WhatsApp web scan QR code

Step 2: Now take your smartphone WhatsApp app opened click on 3 dots right corner of the screen. Select  WhatsApp Web from the options

Access whatsapp web qr scan code
Access WhatsApp web QR Code Scan

Step 3: Now scan the QR code shown on in your browser to complete the authentication process.

Step 4: Now you’ll see all the chats and contacts appear on the browser. Let’s connect them 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. Thank you for visiting.

Final Words

That’s all about how to Install WhatsApp for PC using Android Emulator. You can also read on how to install WhatsApp for PC without Bluestacks/Youwave/Koplayer. Please subscribe to our email list for more latest updates.

About the author

Andrew Phehlukwayo

Andrew Phehlukwayo is a Freelance writer from Oman. He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and currently doing his masters from Sohar University.


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  • Hi,

    Thanks for this simple and way to download whatsapp on PC.
    i was really facing big trouble to do it, your guide made it easy for me to download whatsapp for PC.

    Thanks again,