WhatsApp in PC/Laptop

A question most of them had, if its possible? how does it work? You really need a smart phone for that one. and the whole debate just keep continuing with the smart and not so smart people (No offense).

To all the questions and thoughts, yes WhatsApp can be run in PC/Laptop
And yes I use it on my laptop 🙂

So how do we do it? Simple as buttering the bread 😛

WhatsApp for PC

There are lots of software’s and applications available now, that you can use to achieve this! Just see that you dont use a Pirated Software! I have recently vouched against it, which the whole story I shall share some other day!

Back to the topic, you dont need a lot of technical knowledge for this, as its just installing a software and running an app. There are many options to do this, and I shall share the most I can

Option 1:
BlueStacks (Free) – I use it


Simple and easy to use application which you can use to run any Android Apps on your desktop/laptop.
But you cant play any games like Temple Run, or Subway Surfer, and some apps are not well supported.
Sometimes it takes time to install the software or even load the app, but once its up you dont have to worry.
Customer Support | Forum

How to install?
Download BlueStacks Software from the site: www.bluestacks.com! You can download separate files for Windows and Apple Mac
Install the software by double clicking on the downloaded file.

-> Method 1: Download the WhatsApp APK file. Right click on the downloaded file and open it with BlueStacks.
The shortcut off the app will be created on your desktop in a folder named ‘Apps’. Just double click it every time you want to use WhatsApp.

->Method 2: You search for ‘WhatsApp for Android’ with App Search feature of the software and click to install it.

Once WhatsApp is installed you can fill in the details initial first time installation.
Give your current active mobile number from which you will be messaging your friends now, coz it will use to verify
During verification it might not always send a message to your number, but dont worry, select Verify by Call (you wont be charged) and the code (OTP – One Time Password) mentioned add the same!
You are ready to use WhatsApp.

Option 2:
YouWave (Paid)


Well supported and easy to navigate application, also it has Forum to figure out if you face any issues! Customer Support is also available

How to install?
Download the application from here, Basic (2.3 Gingerbread) is $14.99 and Home (4.0.4 ICS) is $19.99 which you can pay by PayPal or with Google Checkout.
Also available free for 10-Day Trial.
Download the file after payment, double-click on the downloaded file to install.

To install WhatsApp Download the WhatsApp APK file.
Run the YouWave application and from the left side bar, Click on View and locate the downloaded APK file. Then Click on View then Redraw Icons.
It will automatically install it, just run the App and finish the initial installation steps by filling your details
Give your current active mobile number from which you will be messaging your friends now, coz it will use to verify
During verification it might not always send a message to your number, but dont worry, select Verify by Call (you wont be charged) and the code (OTP – One Time Password) mentioned add the same!
You are ready to use WhatsApp.

They have a video on how to install WhatsApp on YouWave too.

Other Options I have not verified


Whats App Messenger for PC

You can always reach out to me through comments if you fail to understand or get stuck somewhere 🙂

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