How to use WhatsApp on PC / laptop having windows 7/windows 10

How to use WhatsApp on PC / laptop having windows 7/windows 10


WhatsApp is the most used popular social media app having more than one billion downloads. But it could be properly accessed and limited to smartphones only. However, there are also ways how to use WhatsApp on PC/laptop.



There are two ways how to use WhatsApp on PC:-

 

Steps for How to use WhatsApp on PC/Laptop

 
Step 1. Open WhatsApp web on your PC through Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari

 

How to use WhatsApp on PC / laptop having windows 7/windows 10

 

 
                                 or
 Download and install the latest version of WhatsApp application. Further steps are same for both.
 
Step 2. Now launch Whatsapp on your android phone and navigate.
Step 3. Tap on three dots on the top right corner and choose WhatsApp web

 

How to use WhatsApp on PC / laptop having windows 7/windows 10
 

 

After clicking on it, you will get an interface like this saying to scan.

How to use WhatsApp on PC / laptop having windows 7/windows 10
 

Step 4: Now point the phone camera to laptop screen to scan QR code which we got in step 1.

How to use WhatsApp on PC / laptop having windows 7/windows 10
 
 
That’s all you are done. Then WhatsApp will automatically be launched on your web browser and now you can text messages and send media from here like your phone.
 
 

Pros of using WhatsApp on Pc

  • Bigger screen to read a message and a bigger keyboard to type.
  • Can share media(files, images) from the computer as well.
  • Another way to transfer media from your phone to the PC.
  • Can be remotely logout from PC using the phone

 

      Cons of using WhatsApp on Pc

 
  • Phone needs to stay connected to the internet or else it will show like this 
How to use WhatsApp on PC / laptop having windows 7/windows 10
 
  • Can’t create a new group in web Whatsapp
  • Can’t update a new status and change profile picture

 

For more support, check out this video
 
 
 

Nitesh Kumar

An engineering student by mind and passionate blogger by heart. Founder and writer of TechCool who mainly publishes article on latest technology tips and tricks.

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