WhatsApp is one of those messaging applications that should not miss from your mobile device. Today we will talk about the desktop version of the application and the steps that you will need to take, to download and install it on your computer.
First of all, we remind you that there is already a web version of the WhatsApp application, named WhatsApp Web, which allows you to connect on your WhatsApp account via the web browser (such as Edge, Firefox or Chrome). Well, it seems that the developers of WhatsApp have finally released a “desktop” version of the application, but unfortunately, it is not as good as we all expected.
In fact, the new WhatsApp desktop application is actually almost similar as the WhatsApp Web, but instead of using a web browser it uses its own application. In other words, you will still be limited to the features that the WhatsApp Web came with.
First of all, you will need to download and install the application on your Windows PC. The WhatsApp application for Windows PC can be downloaded from the official WhatsApp website (whatsapp.com). Once you have downloaded the .exe file, install it on your computer.
After the application is installed on your computer, you will just need to launch it and to login on your WhatsApp account you will use the same procedure as on WhatsApp Web (scan the QR code using the WhatsApp Web feature from your mobile device). As expected, your mobile device will need to stay connected to the internet or else you will not be able to send or receive messages on the WhatsApp application on Windows PC.
It is good to know that the WhatsApp application is available for both Windows and Mac users, so if you own a Mac device, you’re in luck.
P.S.: Once you finish talking on the WhatsApp application on your Windows PC/Mac, we suggest you to log out from it or you will continue to be logged in and anyone who will use that computer will be able to read your WhatsApp messages.WhatsApp Desktop App