If you are reading this post then most probably you are using WhatsApp on your Smartphone and why not because it provides you a lot of unique features. WhatsApp was founded in 2009 by two ex-Yahoo employees Jan Koum and Brian Acton. In 2014 Facebook acquired it for $19B. Whats offer you amazing features like live location sharing, video and audio call, text messages, Photos and video sharing and more. well ever you think you can use it on your Laptop or Computer, Here you will learn How to Use WhatsApp on PC (Laptop, Computer).
The app is available on almost all platforms like Android, iOS, Windows, Blackberry, and Nokia. WhatsApp has provided a web client, it means you can access your Whatsapp in your Browser. You can also download an Application for WhatsApp in our PC, In May of 2016, they launched this service, You can use it if you have at least Window 8 or Mac OS X 10.9 or newer.
Now you have learnt, two option is available to Use WhatsApp on PC But Which is the best? and what are the differences between WhatsApp Web and WhatsApp Desktop Application?
There are no major differences between Whatsapp web and WhatsApp Desktop Application, They are very similar, however, Desktop Application offers two unique features to first is you can use keyboard shortcuts during the chat, and second is your notification can be sent directly to your PC because it is a program like others.
WhatsApp web is a web portal where you have to go with the help of your Browser, a Good thing in this method is No matter what computer you are using so if you don’t have the latest operating system then this method is best for you. One bad thing about this method is that you have to log in to your browser every time whenever you want to WhatsApp on your PC.
The process to use WhatsApp on PC is Equal for Both Methods. Keep in mind you must log in to your mobile Phone.
How to Use WhatsApp on PC
Like I already discussed, you need your mobile WhatsApp and along with it you also should have an active Internet connection on your mobile phone, If you don’t have mobile application then Download it.
Step 1- To use WhatsApp from the computer you have to go on WhatsApp Web page with any browser Or if you want to use WhatsApp Desktop Application then Download It.
Step 2- Open WhatsApp Web Or WhatsApp Desktop Application.
Step 3- Now this type of dashboard will be in front of you, Here you can see you have to Scan a QR code by your mobile.
Step 4- In this step, you have to launch your WhatsApp Mobile Application after that you will find three dots in the top of your WhatsApp dashboard, Click on that and Next click on “WhatsApp Web” After that, You will be able to scan your WhatsApp web QR code.
Launch WhatsApp Mobile App > Three Dots > WhatsApp Web > Scan QR Code
Things That you can’t Do With WhatsApp Web Or Desktop App
- You can’t share your live location to others.
- You can’t make a Video or Audio call with WhatsApp Web.
- You can’t Use WhatsApp web if your WhatsApp mobile app is not connected with internet.
Things That You Can do With WhatsApp Web OR Desktop App
- You can use PC’s Camera to sent photos
- You don’t need to download Photos, Videos and other things to see and Watch.
- You can Download sent Data on your computer hard disk.
- You can use shortcut keys with WhatsApp Desktop App But not Web.
- You can use same WhatsApp account at the same time on both platforms.
I hope you have learnt How to WhatsApp on PC, If you have any question related to this article then feel free to say me via Comment Box. Well, every platform has their unique feature Like if you like Big screen and don’t want to download Data in your mobile then WhatsApp Web is better for you.
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