WhatsApp is undoubtedly the most used cross-platform messaging app. Earlier this year, the Facebook-owned company announced that it's user base has grown from 700 million in 2015 to more than 1 billion monthly active users (February 2016).
Not to mention, the numbers are still growing by every passing day. However, the company has failed to notice one thing.
The instant messaging app is available for downloads on Android smartphones, Apple iPhones, and even on Windows phones. The company has recently launched a web-client for Mac and Pc's as well. But, you simply cannot install it on an Apple iPad.
However, there's a way to use WhatsApp on your iPad and that's exactly what we are going to show you in this article today.
Step 1: Open Safari browser
The very first thing you've to do is to open the Safari browser on the iPad you intend to use WhatsApp.
Step 2: Visit the Web version of WhatsApp
In the search bar, type web.WhatsApp.com and you'll be redirected to the WhatsApp's official web page since you're visiting it from a smartphone. Don't worry, follow the next step.
Step 3: Switch to Desktop version
You'll have to switch to the desktop version of WhatsApp to use it on your iPad. To do this, hold the refresh button on the top right corner on your iPad. You'll be prompted with a 'Request Desktop Site' button, click on it.
Step 4: Scan the QR Code
After doing so, you'll be able to see a QR Code on your iPad screen. Scan it using your smartphone.
Step 5: You're good to go
If you have followed all the above steps correctly, you'll be able to see all you're earlier conversations, start texting!