How to Use WhatsApp Messenger on Personal Computer

In my recent publications, I shared the list of Phones that are Compatible with WhatsApp and the Link to Download WhatsApp Messenger on Phones.

WhatsApp Messenger on PC

Today, I want to share how WhatsApp Messenger can also be used on PC. As a matter of fact, WhatsApp is being used by millions of users daily all over the world. They simply use this application to stay connected with friends, family and dear ones. This application is available for almost all mobile operating system such as: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, s40 and Symbian.

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Although, there is no WhatsApp Messenger application for PC, and this has become a big issue for users, as some users are always on PC, and it’s kind of stressful to be working on PC and at the same time replying to messages on phone. Moreover some avid computer users like me prefer to use physical keyboard over touch screen keyboards, so in my quest to finding a solution to this i.e. to be able to use WhatsApp on my PC, I was able to come across an awesome app capable of running an emulator called BlueStack.

BlueStack is compatible with the most used computers operating systems including: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Mac OS X. Below are the steps I under go to use WhatsApp Messenger on my PC.

Steps to Use WhatsApp Messenger on Computer

1. First download and install BlueStacks on your computer. It supports all versions of Windows and Mac OS X.

2. Launch BlueStacks, and you will be greeted with the BlueStack home screen.

Blustack Homescreen

3. Now click on Search icon on the top right corner of Bluestack home, enter WhatsApp, click on Find button, and then finally hit the Install button.

WhatsApp Installation

4. After clicking on the Install button as explained in the step above, WhatsApp will now be installed on your PC. Now start WhatsApp Messenger on Bluestack, you will have to provide your phone number to get a verification code and then enter the 6 digit verification code to get verified to start using WhatsApp Messenger on your PC (Note: if you didn’t receive the verification code via sms, you can use the Call me option to get a call from WhatsApp with the verification code).

5. Once the verification process is complete, you will be able to create your account, add contacts and enjoy WhatsApp messenger on your computer.

Share your experience with using WhatsApp on PC via the comment below.

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