After making a huge success of the mobile app now Whatsapp is also on the desktop via web. Yes, for those who don’t know about the WhatsApp web version, we want to tell them, it is the same WhatsApp but a web-based client that you can use on your PC. Previously people using the blue stack like apps to run the mobile Android apps on PC but for the user convenience, Whatsapp also has launched their Whatsapp desktop app too. You can install Whatsapp desktop app on pc and can use it just like any other application. To download the application here is the link: WhatsApp Desktop App. If you don’t want to install the app on PC still you can use the WhatsApp via a web browser. Previously the WhatsApp web not allows to edit the account settings via the web but now you can change the profile picture status and settings from their web platform too.
But still to login on Whatsapp web account you need your smartphone with you. You need to read the QR code generated on the web based Whatsapp and then only you can access it online via PC or desktop. Few other great features that Whatsapp web app provides are sent documents, media files upload and send directly from PC storage disk, background desktop notification on PC. Once you login on the web app and forget to log out you can use your smartphone to directly logout it from mobile Whatsapp version.
To access the web platform of Whatsapp visit: http://web.whatsapp.com/
The Whatsapp desktop browser application can support any platform’s installed WhatsApp: Android, iPhone, Windows Phone, Blackberry, Blackberry 10, Nokia s60
In the real time, you can chat from your phone as well as your desktop browser while working.
How To Login WhatsApp Web on Your PC
Step 1: You can use Whats App on the Google Chrome, Mozilla, Internet Explorer, Safari or on your chosen browser. Right now we are using Google chrome in this tutorial.
Step 2: First of all update your mobile WhatsApp to the latest version and then go to Whatsapp web page. You will see a page as shown in the screenshot along with a QR code on the web page of Whatsapp.
Step 3: Now come to your Smartphone WhatsApp and click on top right side three dots for getting menu option. From the menu select Whats App Web.
Step 4: Once you tap on Whats app web option your camera will turn on automatically. Now scan the QR code shown on the Whatsapp web page on PC’s Desktop browser.
How To enable Notifications on WhatsApp web
Step 6: If you want to enable the desktop notification for Whatsapp web version, just press the top drop menu button > Select Notifications and you will find an option called Get Notified of New Message. Click the Turn on desktop notification link to enable the notification. This option is very useful as it will give you a sound alert on your PC when you receive a new message, even if your browser is minimized.
Step 7: If you forget to log out your Whats App from the PC, just open the WhatsApp web option of Whats App from the smartphone and click on Logout from all computer. And you will automatically log out from every and each computer you have been logged in.
How To Send Media Files From your Computer Storage on WhatsApp web
Just like mobile WhatsApp version you can also send all supported multimedia files and documents from your desktop PC storage. Even you can click and send photos too using PC’s webcam. To send them to click on clip icon beside the three dot in your chat window.
How to turn off the Whats App desktop Notifications
If you have accidentally on the Whats App desktop Web notifications and now you want to turn it off due privacy issue then here is the way:
Step 1: Click on the three dots and a pop-up will open, and select the setting option.
Step 2: Select the Notification option.
Step 3: Uncheck the desktop notification option to stop the Whats App desktop notification.
In this way, you can log in to popular Whatsapp web platform and enjoy it. You can use it through any browser and computer whether it is Linux, MacOS or Windows. This is the fastest way to use Whats app on Desktop without a blue stack. For any other WhatsApp web application, help please free to comment and let us know your problems.