It can be downloaded for free through the WhatsApp website or from the Mac App Store here and is extremely simple to set up. Download WhatsApp Desktop, install and open it. As with the web-browser. Step 1: Start the program and connect your iPhone to your PC/Mac. After installing the program on your PC or Mac, launch it and connect your iPhone to your computer via USB cable. You will be able to see your iPhone WhatsApp chats on the software main interface within a few seconds. Note: This program doesn't work without the iTunes. Once the download is complete, open WhatsApp.exe to install WhatsApp on your computer. When the install is complete, launch WhatsApp on your computer and scan the QR code to log in. To install on Mac OSX On your computer’s browser, open this Download page.zip file.
Whatsapp has become one of the most trending messaging platforms all around the world the company in 2016
If you’re a Mac user, in this case, if you think the Whatsapp is limited to the cell phone then I must tell you, my friend, Whatsapp can be used on Windows and Mac OS devices without having an iPhone.
Generally, there are some methods from which you can easily access your Whatsapp Account in your MacBook without taking any expert help.
Download any iOS Emulator from Google, I recommend you to use BlueStacks because its best and secure and available for free BlueStacks. But you must remember this installation required a cell phone for temporary based to receive an automatic call.
After this follow below-given step by step guides to connect your WhatsApp Account to Macbook or any OSX devices.
Install BlueStacks into your Mac OS X device after downloading it from Google.
Sign In into your Google Account in BlueStacks to Register as a new user.
Now follow on-screen instructions till you reach you to the Step where WhatsApp ask you to the enter phone number to complete the installation process. Enter the phone number that you currently have to get an automatic call.
Whatsapp will send you verification SMS a 4 digit number. Enter that number into BlueStacks app on WhatsApp Installation on Macbook screen to complete the process of Whatsapp installation.
You cannot use WhatsApp on your Macbook and cell phone at the same time. Which simply means when you’re using WhatsApp on your MacBook you cannot see or send any message from your iPhone. And if you try to install WhatsApp with the same phone number in another system you no longer able to use WhatsApp on your Macbook.
WhatsApp introduced its new feature last year called WhatsApp Web that allows the user to connect your WhatsApp Account on Windows or OSX devices. Using this feature you can connect your current active WhatsApp on MacBook without a phone.
Open Safari Web Browser on your Macbook. Go to the search bar and type “www.web.whatsapp.com” and hit the enter button.
Open WhatsApp on your iPhone. Tap on the right upper corner on the 3 dots to open the list and tap on “WhatsApp Web”.
Use your iPhone to scan QR code display on your MacBook screen from your cell phone.
You’ve successfully connected your WhatsApp Account to Macbook. Now you can use WhatsApp from any place via your MacBook in case if you cannot have access to your iPhone.
The WhatsApp Web application has limited features compared to WhatsApp on a cell phone. Likely you cannot make a video call on WhatsApp Web. However, there are also some advantages features such as desktop alert, keyboard typing, share video or audio files along with document file attachments.
If you think the above methods is a pretty long process, Then try to consider ChitChat this is a standalone Mac app that is basically a web page covering for WhatsApp Web. Just download the app and start using WhatsApp without having a hassle.
Firstly you’ve to download ChitChat, After this install it on your MacBook. This Mac App work exactly like WhatsApp Web application one of the pros of using ChitChat work well in Mac OS X system compares to Windows. In web browsers, the Web Applications reduces the speed of your system.
Download: ChitChat v1.3
WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging services. Along with the app on your smartphone, you can use it through web and desktop clients. But what if you want to get WhatsApp on your Apple Watch? Well, there is no official app for watchOS. But in this article, I will show you how to receive WhatsApp notifications, read and reply to messages, listen and send voice notes, and even view photos on your Apple Watch!
First of all, make sure notifications for WhatsApp are enabled. You can check from the Settings app → Notifications → WhatsApp → Make sure Allow Notifications is enabled.
Now let us see how to receive WhatsApp notifications on the Apple Watch.
Now, when you receive a WhatsApp message, you will feel a nudge on your wrist. You can tap Reply and send a pre-written message, type using voice-to-text, or use Scribble to write a custom reply.
1. Download WatchChat 2: for WhatsApp on your Apple Watch. It costs $2.99
You can use the App Store on the Apple Watch itself. Or, open the Watch app on your paired iPhone → Tap on App Store → Discover Watch Apps on iPhone → Tap on Search tab → type WatchChat 2: for WhatsApp.
2. By default, this app will start showing on your Apple Watch. If not, inside the Watch app on iPhone tap on My Watch tab from bottom left, scroll down to INSTALLED ON APPLE WATCH, tap on WatchChat and turn ON the toggle for Show App on Apple Watch.
3. Open WatchChat 2: for WhatsApp on your Apple Watch. You will see a QR code for the first time.
4. Open WhatsApp on iPhone → tap Settings → WhatsApp Web/Desktop. The camera will automatically launch.
Note: If you have used WhatsApp Web elsewhere, you will have to tap on Scan QR Code.
5. Scan the QR code shown on the Apple Watch (Step 3).
Important Note: It might show an error on your WhatsApp screen on iPhone. Do not worry. Go back and try again.
That’s it. Your chats will be shown on Apple Watch. Feel free to explore the app.
Besides WatchChat 2: for WhatsApp, other apps that you can use are:
This is how you can get WhatsApp on your Apple Watch. Please know that WatchChat 2 relies on the same technology as WhatsApp Web. This means, for it to work, you constantly need to have a working internet connection both on your iPhone as well as your Apple Watch.
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