WhatsApp have released its first official WhatsApp desktop application for Windows PC and MAC PC. Although you were earlier able to use WhatsApp on Web, but now WhatsApp Desktop Application have been launched for Windows OS and MAC OS.
WhatsApp Desktop App has been proved very useful for MAC OS X as well as Windows OS users as to access WhatsApp on your PC there is no need to keep up a tab open in your web browser, you can easily access WhatsApp anytime and anywhere you are whether on your phone or PC at work or home. Like WhatsApp Web, WhatsApp desktop app is simply an extension of your phone which mirrors the conversations and messages from your mobile device. WhatsApp desktop app supports all latest OS whether it may be Windows 8, Windows 10 +, and MAC OS 10.9 +.
As WhatsApp runs on your desktop it supports native desktop notifications, keyboard shortcuts and much more.
So now let’s move on how to download WhatsApp Desktop App for Windows PC & Mac, and How to setup WhatsApp on Windows and MAC.
How to Download WhatsApp Desktop App for Windows PC & Mac, and How to setup WhatsApp on Windows and MAC
- Navigate to WhatsApp download page by clicking here, and download the WhatsApp Desktop App.
- Once the WhatsApp Desktop Application gets downloaded on your PC or Laptop, run the downloaded WhatsAppSetup.exe.
- Next it will ask you to scan the QR code on the screen using WhatsApp on your phone. (On your phone Open WhatsApp > tap on Menu and select WhatsApp Web to scan the QR code displayed on your computer screen)
- Once the QR Code gets scanned you will be automatically logged in into your WhatsApp Account on WhatsApp Desktop Application. (But still you have to keep your phone connected as WhatsApp Desktop Application keeps connects to your phone to sync messages. To reduce data usage, connect your phone to Wi-Fi)
That’s it, so now you can use WhatsApp on your PC.