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How to use WhatsApp on a Laptop

How to use WhatsApp on a Laptop?

WhatsApp is the most popular app that has billion plus users. What makes WhatsApp so popular is the fact that it has everything that a user can think off. The app was created for Smartphone users, and it allows simple chatting/messaging, sharing pictures/videos, making video calls, making voice calls and sending voice messages.

Anything and everything that a user can think about is a part of the WhatsApp service. Earlier WhatsApp was only available to Smartphone users, but later the service was extended to laptop or desktop users.

What are the ways in which WhatsApp can be used?

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Compatible with all operating systems WhatsApp is a part of every Smartphone. OS, Android, Blackberry, Symbian, Bada, Meego, etc. are all compatible with WhatsApp; this supported the company to launch WhatsApp for Laptops. WhatsApp is available on laptop or desktop for proper functioning in two ways:-

  • Through the use of browser
  • Through standalone apps

How to use WhatsApp on a Laptop using the Web Client

Web client means making use of the online form of the app, for this user’s need to visit WhatsApp.com. The Website will show a link, open the link which will show a QR code. This QR code is available on the phone for this one needs to open WhatsApp on the phone and click on ‘setting’ at the bottom of the screen. There is an option of WhatsApp open that tab and click on the ‘scan QR code.’

Allow the phone camera to scan the code on the computer or Laptop monitor. Once the code is scanned and identified, the web app will open. One can now start chatting, sending videos or calling using this. It is seen that the app is compatible with most browsers but responds best to Chrome and Firefox.

How to use the Desktop Client

It is similar to the process of the downloaded app on the Smartphone. The users need to visit WhatsApp.com and click on the link with “Download” option available in the menu. The next step is to select the operating system of the Laptop/desktop which one uses. It will automatically provide simple steps to install, allow the application to install on the system.

Now open the app it will show a link, open the link which will show a QR code. This QR code is available on the phone for this one needs to open WhatsApp on the phone and click on ‘setting’ at the bottom of the screen. There is an option of WhatsApp open that tab and click on the ‘scan QR code.’ Allow the phone camera to scan the code on the computer or Laptop monitor. Once the code is scanned and identified, the web app will open and is ready for use.

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Both the options run exactly similar to the way WhatsApp runs on the phone. The Standalone desktop client was introduced in 2016 and has been a popular option for many who use WhatsApp for official purpose as well. It allows the users to save and operate directly from the device eliminating the need to switch in between.

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