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How to use WhatsApp on PC

How to use WhatsApp on PC: –Whats app is an excellent and most favored messaging application that is used by a lot of people on their tablets and smartphones. However, do you know that it can also be used on a PC or a Laptop? Yes, that can surely be done…Welcome to The Assured Connect! In the below article, you will be able to find the steps to use WhatsApp on your Laptop or PC. 

How to use WhatsApp on PC

One of the shocking facts is, WhatsApp has more than one billion users. This application lets you send text messages via the internet connection rather than using your allowance, which is very convenient. It enables you to save some money on the phone’s bill as well. Additionally, you can also use the WhatsApp application on your PC, Laptop, Windows Phone, Blackberry and a few other devices as well.

It means you can easily send text messages, pictures, videos from your computer to your friend’s device through the WhatsApp feature. All you need is just the WhatsApp application that should be installed in your phone and a PC/Laptop connected to an Internet connection. 

How to use WhatsApp on your PC or a Laptop

Below are the steps on what needs to be done depending upon the phone type and version:-

iPhone users (iOs)

Step 1) You will have to open URL web.whatsapp.com on your PC or a Laptop using your favourite browser, i.e. (Opera, Safari, Google Chrome, Edge or Firefox are easily compatible)

Step 2) Tap on the WhatsApp application in your cell phone and open it.

Step 3) If you are in the middle of a Chat, then you will have to navigate back to the main chat screen

Step 4) Tap “Settings” from the bottom menu bar.

How to use WhatsApp on PC

Step 4) Tap “Settings” from the bottom menu bar.

Step 5) Then you will have to tap on the WhatsApp Web.

Step 6) You will see a QR code on the computer display, which looks like a scrambled bar-code, scan it using your cell phone.

Step 7) WhatApp will then get opened in your PC’s web browser, and you will be able to use it precisely the way you use it in your cell phone.

Step 8) Most importantly, once you have ended the session, do remember to logout. On the left side of the screen, you will have to click on the three-dots Menu right above the chat list.

Step 9) Then tap on the “Log Out” which is at the bottom of the list. 

Android

Step 1) Please visit open URL web.whatsapp.com on your PC/Laptop using your favorite browser, i.e. (Opera, Safari, Google Chrome, Edge or Firefox are easily compatible)

Step 2) Click on the WhatsApp application in your cell phone and the app will get launched.

Step 3) Then tap on the Chats screen> Menu> WhatsApp Web

Step 4) You will get to see a QR code on the computer/Laptop display, which looks precisely like a scrambled bar-code, scan it with your phone’s camera.

How to use WhatsApp on PC

Step 5) WhatApp will then get opened in your PC’s web browser, and you are all set to use it exactly the way you use it in your cell phone.

Step 6) Most importantly, once you have finished the session, do remember to logout. On the left side of the screen, you will have to click on the three-dots Menu right above the chat list.

Step 7) Then tap on the “Log Out” which is at the bottom of the list.

Windows Phone

Step 1) You will have to open URL web.whatsapp.com on your PC or a Laptop using your favorite browser, i.e. (Opera, Safari, Google Chrome, Edge or Firefox are easily compatible)

Step 2) Tap on the WhatsApp application in your cell phone and open it.

Step 3) You will have to tap on Menu> WhatsApp Web.

Step 4)  You will see a QR code on the computer display, which looks like a scrambled barcode, scan it using your cell phone.

Step 5) WhatApp will then get opened in your PC’s web browser, and you will be able to use it exactly the way you use it in your cell phone.

Step 6) Most importantly, once you have ended the session, do remember to logout. On the left side of the screen, you will have to click on the three-dots Menu right above the chat list.

Step 7) Then tap on the “Log Out” which is at the bottom of the list.

Blackberry

Step 1) You will have to open URL web.whatsapp.com on your PC or a Laptop using your favourite browser, i.e. (Opera, Safari, Google Chrome, Edge or Firefox are easily compatible)

Step 2) Tap on the WhatsApp application in your cell phone and open it.

Step 3) You will have to go to the Chats screen> Menu> WhatsApp Web.

Step 4)  You will see a QR code on the computer display, which looks like a scrambled barcode, scan it using your cell phone.

Step 5) WhatApp will then get opened in your PC’s web browser, and you will be able to use it exactly the way you use it in your cell phone.

Step 6) Most importantly, once you have ended the session, do remember to logout. On the left side of the screen, you will have to click on the three-dots Menu right above the chat list.

Step 7) Then tap on the “Log Out” which is at the bottom of the list.

How to turn on Desktop Notifications

One of the best features is the enable/disable desktop notifications as you have launched the WhatsApp web interface on your Laptop/PC for the first time. By default, you will get the popup notification, By any chance, if not. Then you can definitely do it with the option which will be highlighted in blue right above your chat lists.

Steps to enable Desktop Notifications

  • You will have to tap on “Turn on Desktop Notifications.”
  • A box will then pop up on your computer screen, which will ask you to “Allow” or “Block”, tap on “Allow.”

Helpful and Additional Ways to Log Out

There is no need to worry if you have forgotten to logout your WhatsApp account from your Laptop/PC. You can easily log it out remotely using your cell phone.

iPhone (iOs)

Step 1) You will have to tap on the WhatsApp application in your cell phone and open it in the phone.

Step 2) If you are in the middle of a Chat, then you will have to navigate back to the main chat screen.

Step 3) Then you need to select WhatsApp Web.

Step 4) Here, you can see the entire list of the computer, laptop on any device you are logged in, and you can log in from any session as per your preference.

Android

Step 1) Tap on the WhatsApp application in your cell phone and open it on the phone.

Step 2) Please visit Main Chat Screen> then Menu> then WhatsApp Web.

Step 3) You will see the entire list of devices you are logged in, and you can log in from any session as per your choice.

Windows phone

Step 1) Find the WhatsApp application on your cell phone and open it on the phone.

Step 2) Go ahead and tap the “Menu” > WhatsApp Web.

Step 3) Select the session you want to logout, and it will be done remotely.

Blackberry

Step 1) Go to the WhatsApp application in your cell phone and open it on the phone.

Step 2) Then proceed to the Chat> Menu> and then WhatsApp Web. 

Step 3) Here, you can see the entire list of the computer/laptop on any device you are logged in log out from any session as per your convenience.

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