WhatsApp is one of the most popular apps out there right now. The chatting experience is the best one you can get, and you can send files of many different formats. The audio is also flawless and you have the ability to make video calls, which is now easier.
The app is available for many platforms, including iOS and Android. If you want to use the app on your PC, now you can.
In order to use it for your PC, you need to sign-in via QR code. After you establish this connection with the phone, you will see all the messages on the web, too.
WhatsApp Web comes with many benefits. For example, the message notifications come instantly on your PC, as well. The desktop version is high-speed. They’re quite similar when it comes to functionality. Some users find it easier to type on a keyboard, rather than on the phone. It’s quite easier using a mouse.
How to get it
In order to make the most out of it, you need to have the app installed on your phone – you probably do. Go to the WhatsApp web site. When you open it, the website will show you a page with a QR code. Then you’ll have to scan that code with your phone. Tap the three dots from the upper-right corner of the screen. After this, select WhatsApp Web/Desktop.
Now, you need to choose the “Scan QR Code” option. After selecting it, the phone will ask your permission to use the camera. For this to work, you need to allow it. Then all you need to do is scan it.
If you scanned it correctly, you would see all the WhatsApp messages and your chat history on the WhatsApp Web.
You can close the app on your phone, the web version will still work.
Katie Tachuck is a reporter for News Lair. After graduating from UCLA, Katie got an internship at a local radio station and worked as a investigative journalist and producer. Katie has also worked as a columnist for the The Santa Fe New Mexican. Katie covers economy and community events for News Lair.