In this article, we will be discussing about WhatsApp web and how you can use it to get WhatsApp on your PC. We’ve talked about how to download WhatsApp on PC which still works in case you were wondering.
WhatsApp is popular, no doubt and almost every WhatsApp user uses the app to communicate with family and friends on a daily basis. This somewhat Becomes a problem when you are at work and would like to quickly read or reply some important message which cannot wait till you get off. Having to constantly pick up your device when it beeps might draw too many attention and the message might end up not being that important.
This is where WhatsApp web comes in, with WhatsApp web all you get is a mirror – a way to see your WhatsApp messages on your PC screen without having to pick up your phone. According to Whatsapp, they say the web client is only an extension of your phone meaning that all the messages you send and receive still remain on your phone. So when you leave your workplace or shut down that PC, you get to continue your WhatsApp chat just where you left off on your PC.
Unlike the other method, we talked about that involves downloading an emulator, this requires just an internet browser as everything is web-based. This is not a mobile version on PC, this is the PC Version made available by WhatsApp themselves. So without further ado, let’s get to it.
WhatsApp Web: How To Use WhatsApp On Your PC
Like I said earlier, the only thing you’ll be needing is just a web browser, Specifically a chrome browser on your PC. Once you have the chrome browser, get hold of your phone with the WhatsApp Installed and make sure the WhatsApp application is up-to-date. If it isn’t, then go to your respective app stores and update the app. Now follow the steps below.
- Go to the WhatsApp Web Website On Your PC Using the Chrome Browser. You’ll be shown a QR Code, leave the browser on the page.
Now, Open your WhatsApp Application on your Phone and Click on the three dots at the top right side of the screen.
Select WhatsApp Web and Point the phone’s camera at the PC screen to scan the QR code.
Once the QR code has been scanned successfully, it’ll connect and you’ll be able to chat on WhatsApp using your PC.
There you go, simple and easy. You should note that your phone’s internet connection has to be enabled or its WiFi connection to a WiFi network in order for it to push the Notification to your PC as soon as it gets them. If there is no internet connection on your device, you won’t get messages on your WhatsApp Application and subsequently, no messages will show up on your WhatsApp Web.
There are still a number of things you can’t do in the WhatsApp web, things like starting a group chat, share contacts or Location, block users or change profile pictures. However, you can do the basics like chat, view contact’s profile, send files like pictures, videos etc