Almost every smartphone carries the giant of instant messengers – Whatsapp.
This guide can be used to download and install WhatsApp for PC and will be compatible for Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7 and Windows
The tiny application is very useful, and there is no limit on the number of messages one can send or the characters in the message. One can contact anywhere across the world for free and send photos, audio messages, videos, etc. Whatsapp has become the most popular social networking platform today.
Official WhatsApp announced on 21/01/2015 that there is official Web version for Whatsapp for PC (currently Only for Windows phone and Android users).
Users with Android or Windows Phone device who wish to start using WhatsApp on PC need to go to: https://web.whatsapp.com then a QR code will appear there and they will have to scan it in their device.
Update your WhatsApp app to the newest version, open the app and then scan the QR code from the WhatsApp app as you can see in this print screen:
Although WhatsApp can now be used for PCs, the client is currently only available on Android devices and has many bugs, plus the user device must be connected to the internet at all times in order for the WhatsApp web application to work.
Using WhatsApp in PC app Android emulator Bluestacks
Before using WhatsApp in Bluestacks app keep in your mind that you”ll loss the WhatsApp connection in your phone. So if you want to WhatsApp in your phone don’t use this App.
Instead of using WhatsApp web version You can download Bluestacks, which is an Android app player to run the messenger on their PC or laptop. The software is an Android emulator for Windows or Mac.
There are very few apps that are not compatible with Bluestacks.
The process of downloading and installing the software Bluestacks is easy. The installation procedure will ask if you need App Store access and App notifications. Enable those and continue to install. You might get notification asking for the graphics drivers to be upgraded.
So What Should We Do?
- First Step Is To download Bluestacks from this link – Click Here
- Once Bluestacks is installed, you can install WhatsApp on the software.
- Click on the ‘Search’ and type ‘whatsapp’
- Click on the link which states ‘Search Play for whatsapp’
- A message to enable AppStore and App Sync will appear.
- Click on continue and enter Google account details so as to link Bluestacks with your Google account
- Now you will be taken to the Google Play Store.
- Find WhatsApp app and download
So, there is no rocket science involved, and you can get over with the installation procedure in no time.
Now you have WhatsApp installed on your PC via Bluestacks. However, you will need to enter information about your phone number to enable the service on the PC.
Just enter the phone number and press the ‘OK’ button. You will be asked to confirm the phone number and then click on ‘OK’.
WhatsApp For PC With Virtual Phone Number
The phone number will be connected to WhatsApp servers and you will get an SMS on number you stated with WhatsApp code that will be unique to every phone number.
Enter the verification code in the popup field. Now that the verification is over, you can start using WhatsApp on the PC.