How to use WhatsApp Web on Desktop PC/Laptop
Do you know you can also use Whatsapp on your desktop PC or laptop with WhatsApp Web? It is a browser version of our much used WhatsApp Messenger chat and video/voice calling application that we all know from iOS and Android. Desktop WhatsApp comes in two options, a downloadable system app for Mac and Windows or can be used directly from the browser.
WhatsApp Web and WhatsApp Desktop function as an extension of your mobile WhatsApp account and everyone’s messages get fully synced between your computer and phone, so you’ll view your conversations on any device no matter where they’re initiated. Here, we’ll walk you through the way to use the WhatsApp browser app in short
Way to use WhatsApp Web
To launch the application (WhatsApp Web), click on its URL in Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, Edge, and scan for the QR code on the page using WhatsApp mobile app from your phone. It will launch WhatsApp Web automatically within the browser and remains active until you sign off on your phone or computer.
To link WhatsApp Web together with your mobile app, go to the WhatsApp website.
Launch WhatsApp on your Android mobile or iPhone.
Scan the QR code on the site with your phone camera will open WhatsApp on your phone.
Tap Settings on the iPhone > WhatsApp Web/Desktop.
On Scan QR code, tap and hold your phone up to the code to pair it.
Tap on the 3 small dots at the top right from the Chat panel on Android phones.
On WhatsApp Web tap and scan for the QR code.
Your smartphone account will then linked to the desktop version of the app.
From there, you’ll send and receive messages from your computer’s desktop browser.
Features of WhatsApp Web
After scanning the QR code, you’ll view your WhatsApp chat list directly on the online page. You’ll see your chats on the left by clicking a contact to open the chat and your message history if you saved it.
On the top left of the desktop page, three icons are available: Status, New chat, and Menu, which offers further nested options.
The Status option shows all statuses posted by your contacts along with the ability to reply at the bottom of the pane from the reply area. It opens the contacts list on the left side of the page by clicking on the new chat button.
From here, you’ll create a replacement group or begin a conversation. The three-dot menu allows you to create a replacement group, change your profile knowledge, view starred messages, search archived chats, change settings like notifications and chat wallpaper, or sign off.
Sending messages options
WhatsApp Web is as easy to use because of the mobile app, and therefore the interface will look very familiar. To send a message from your desktop PC, click on an existing chat or click on the New chat icon, and choose the contact you would like to interact with.
Here, you’ll see previous chats, if they’re saved, or alternately you see the message bar at rock bottom. Click on the sort a message bar and begin chatting. When you’re through with your message, depress the Enter key on your keyboard to transmit — or click on the Send icon.
Similarly, if you would like to incorporate documents, images, or recordings, attach the files from your desktop and send them as you’d the other message by clicking on the fastener Attach icon at the highest of the present chat.
Install desktop client WhatsApp on your system
WhatsApp also offers a Desktop PC client’s choice for Windows or Mac that you can download directly from the WhatsApp site. it’s just like the online app. After downloading on Windows, follow the installation steps.
Drag the WhatsApp icon to your app folder on a Mac. Then, launch the desktop app. like the online browser version, you’ll get a prompt to scan a QR code during a similar manner to the online version. WhatsApp keeps you logged in until you’re able to sign off.
Moreover to log out, return to the WhatsApp menu on your phone and choose sign off from all your devices, or on your computer by tapping the three small dot icon at the top corner of the conversation, and selecting the sign off option