WhatsApp is first and foremost a mobile application, and it cannot run on any other environment other than on the supported mobile ecosystem. However, since the very same mobile ecosystem can be emulated on a desktop computer (PC or Mac), you can hack your way into using WhatsApp on a computer.
But before we jump into the hacks and what not, let us first use the officially enabled means of using WhatsApp on a computer.
WhatsApp Web – the official trick
Go to your computer, launch your browser and go to web.whatsapp.com. The homepage of the site will give you QR Code to scan.
Your phone’s WhatsApp app need to be already running an active account for this official trick to work. For Android devices users, take your phone and launch the WhatsApp app and then click the three dots at the top left corners, and tap on WhatsApp Web.
For iPhone users will have to go to Settings > WhatsApp Web/Desktop. Next, tap on Ok. Got it and select Rear Camera to use for scanning the QR Code on the browser on your computer.
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