In this day and age of connectivity, it's hard to imagine our life without WhatsApp. However, WhatsApp is limited to smartphones and 3G/4G-enabled tablets. So one cannot really download the application on the traditional desktop computers.
Ever feels running WhatsApp on your laptop? Well you can run WhatsApp on the desktop or laptop device without any complicated setup. Here's a complete procedure.
[UPDATE] WhatsApp is coming to the desktop. Yes, you heard that right! WhatsApp officially launched theWhatsApp Web on Wednesday, marking the official debut of the most popular messaging app on a traditional desktop environment.
To get started, simply visit WhatsApp Web using your Chrome browser and scan the QR code displayed in the browser using the latest version of WhatsApp. Unfortunately users won't be able use the web client due to "Apple platform limitations", the company said.
Installing BlueStacks App Layer
Before You Get Started
To install WhatsApp on your laptop device, you need to download BlueStacks Android layer. Just head over to the download page and install he installer. Basically, BlueStacks is an Android emulator for Windows or Mac OS.
Get Started With BlueStacks
Simply download Bluestacks App Player on your computer. The App layer worked fine on our 64-bit Windows 7 computer.
Follow the Procedure
Manually Download and Install
The installation procedure will ask you if you want to enable App Store access and App notifications. The installation process will take some time.
Time To Download WhatsApp
Once you install download Bluestacks on your computer, now it's time to download WhatsApp apk file. Click to download, and add your Google account details to get started.
WhatsApp has finally been installed on your desktop/laptop. Now you need to give in details about your phone number. The app will verify your mobile number. Click on ‘OK' WhatsApp will now send you an SMS on cell number you mentioned during the initial process.
It should be noted that you are not running WhatsApp on some other device using the same number.If yes, then your device will be deactivated and ask you for reverification on the concerned phone again.
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