Now You Can Use WhatsApp Messenger on Your Computer

WhatsApp is a very popular instant messaging (IM) client for mobile phones. It allows you to chat with your friends and share documents, images, videos, audio clips quickly and easily. This famous messenger is also used by professionals to share important information and to attend office meetings. Recently WhatsApp added voice calling feature to the app which now allows users to call their contacts using Internet.

Now there is a good news for all WhatsApp users! WhatsApp Inc. has released a standalone desktop app of WhatsApp Messenger for Windows and Mac operating systems which allows you to use WhatsApp on your computer. So now you can type quickly using the PC keyboard and chat on big screen of your PC monitor.

The new WhatsApp desktop app is similar to the previously announced WhatsApp Web version. It can be considered as an extension of your mobile phone as it mirrors the conversations and text messages from your smartphone to your PC.

Following image shows WhatsApp desktop app live in action on Windows:

WhatsApp_Desktop_App_Windows_Mac.png

If you also want to try the new WhatsApp desktop app on Windows or Mac, following steps will help you:

STEP 1:

First of all download and install the official WhatsApp desktop app from following link:

Download WhatsApp Desktop App for Windows and Mac

On the above mentioned link, you'll find separate download links of WhatsApp for Windows and Mac. For your convenience, we are also sharing the direct download links of WhatsApp desktop app:

Direct Download Link of WhatsApp for Windows (32-bit)

Direct Download Link of WhatsApp for Windows (64-bit)

Direct Download Link of WhatsApp for Mac

Please note that you must be using Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 to be able to install WhatsApp desktop app. If you are a Mac user, you must be using Mac OS X 10.9 or higher version.

STEP 2:

After installing WhatsApp on your computer, run the app and it'll ask you to scan the given QR code using the WhatsApp app on your mobile phone.

Open WhatsApp on your mobile phone and select Settings -> WhatsApp Web option. Point the mobile phone camera towards your computer screen and let it scan the QR code.

It'll take a few moments depending upon your Internet speed and once the QR code is successfully scanned, the WhatsApp desktop app will start mirroring the WhatsApp content from your mobile phone on your PC.

Now you can use WhatsApp on your computer and can send text messages to your friends or share files without any problem.

NOTE:

Your mobile phone must be connected to the Internet in order to use WhatsApp on your computer as it mirrors the WhatsApp content from your mobile phone.

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Comments

  • Thanks for this.

    But ones cannot use this without smartphone.

  • why they didnĀ“t make one for windows 7?

  • It works on Windows 7, actually. Just tried. =)

  • Well yes, it's similar to the Web interface of whatsapp. Also Franz is there.

  • I tryed but it make my computer to hang for every 5 minutes

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