WhatsApp is one of the world’s most popular messaging apps, sending over 55 billion messages each day. We totally freak out on knowing that our battery has drained out and now using WhatsApp won’t be possible.

Although it was initially built for smartphones and tablets. But it provides several ways to access WhatsApp on your computer — whether you’re at home or work.

Now using WhatsApp without a smartphone is no big deal.

In this article, we’re taking a look at seven different ways of getting WhatsApp on your PC, whether your operating system is Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux.

WhatsApp WebUsing WhatsApp made easy on Desktop

 

A great way to use WhatsApp on a computer is through the WhatsApp Web app. The web app works with most web browsers except for Internet Explorer and takes just three steps to set up: Open the main menu, go to Settings, and then select WhatsApp Web. Open the WhatsApp web app in your browser of choice and scan the QR code. WhatsApp Web works fine on the desktop.

The only issue is that you need to keep your phone online, as the service just sends phone notifications to your browser.

WhatsApp Desktop App

 Using WhatsApp made easy on Desktop

WhatsApp, the popular messaging platform that has been installed on billions of smartphones, now also has an official desktop client for macOS and Windows computers.

The desktop client runs on Windows 10 or higher and macOS x 10.10 or higher. It was launched in May of 2016, and it offers much of the same functionality as the mobile client. The best thing is it comes with a few notable exceptions.

Download the desktop client, open WhatsApp, and scan the QR code. This app will not work unless you are having an internet connection.

Bluestacks App Player

Using WhatsApp made easy on Desktop

Bluestacks App Player is an Android emulator. It is designed to enable Android apps and games to run on computers with Windows and macOS. According to its developers, Bluestacks App Player can run 96 percent of apps in the Google Play Store, including WhatsApp.

Download the Bluestacks App Player and install it on your Desktop PC or Mac. Launch the App Player and sign in with your Google account. After you have logged into the App Player, search for “WhatsApp” and install it. When you have installed it, open WhatsApp in the App Player. Enter your phone number and begin using WhatsApp.

Nox App Player

 

Using WhatsApp made easy on Desktop

Nox App Player is the best android emulator, it’s a virtual mobile device that you can use to enjoy apps and games on PC.

This app can run Android games and apps smoothly with the latest Visualization Engine and Kernel technology. It’s compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7 & macOS High Sierra, Mojave, Sierra.

In order to get the maximum out of this app, download it from the App Player and install it.

Memu

Memu App Player is a great way to run Android games and apps on PCs, Macs, or any other computer running Windows. Built with users in mind, it has over 20 million active users around the world and is compatible with popular apps like Instagram, WhatsApp, and Candy Crush.

In fact, over 30% of its user base uses the emulator on Windows and Chrome OS to run apps like Facebook Messenger, Skype, and WhatsApp. To install WhatsApp on an Android emulator, you first need to download the MEmu app for Android. You can get it from its Google Play page. When you have installed the app, open it and log in with your Google account. Start Google Play Store from MEmu and download WhatsApp from there.

 Vysor

Using WhatsApp made easy on Desktop

Vysor is an Android app that lets you view and control your mobile device from a computer. The app allows you to connect via the Chrome web browser on Windows, macOS, Linux, or Chromebooks. You can use it to send text messages, browse the web, and play games — all from your desktop keyboard. Vysor Pro is a subscription service that unlocks additional features within Vysor. You can pay $2.

Download the Vysor app for Android, open Google Play on your smartphone, go to “Settings” then “About Phone”. Press on “Build number” 7 times and you will be able to switch USB Debugging ON. Press the play button in the Vysor app.

DeskDock

Using WhatsApp made easy on Desktop

DeskDock is the best way to use Android devices with a computer. It isn’t an Android emulator or a remote desktop solution. Instead, it allows you to share your computer’s mouse and keyboard with your Android device. No root is required for it to work. The app can be used on Windows, macOS, and Linux.

Conclusion

WhatsApp is the most popular messaging app in the world, used by over 1.2 billion people every month. But many users aren’t aware of all the different ways in which they can use the app on their desktop PC .Especially those who don’t own an Android device or if they don’t want to run a mobile emulator. To help you out, this article will be of great help.

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