Whatsapp Web is now Available for Desktop Users

WhatsApp, the well-known Mobile chat app, now has launched a desktop client service called, WhatsApp Web. Though you’ll still need your phone to connect to it.

The Facebook-owned service with some 700 million monthly active users said in a blog post Wednesday that “mirrors conversations and messages from your mobile device — this means all of your messages still live on your phone”,

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There are several restrictions with WhatsApp Web. The biggest restriction is that iOS devices are not supported. Whatsapp web is only offered on Android, Windows Phone and Blackberry 10 OS. Google Chrome web browser is necessary to run whatsapp web. Whatsapp also plans to launch Whatsapp web for iOS user but that time period is unidentified. Due to Apple platform restrictions iOS user are not able to use Whatsapp Web in their mobile.

Update:- Now Ios user can also use Whatsapp web officially.

To start, WhatsApp Web users can visit Web.WhatsApp.com via Google’s Chrome browser on their computers, where a QR code will appear.  Through QR code WhatsApp uses phone numbers and SMS to confirm users instead of traditional usernames and security passwords. This is why you do not see a normal login screen. WhatsApp web notes that users’ phones must remain connected to the Internet for the installation work’ it means If your phone passes away, then your WhatsApp Web session also disconnects.

Whatsapp Web QR Code

Earlier this week, a third party app built off of WhatsApp known as WhatsApp Plus(+) shut down after receiving a cease-and-desist letter from the messaging service. WhatsApp+ was downloaded over 35 million times since launching in 2012.

So, why would anyone want to use Whatsapp Web?

With the help of keyboard you can write messages faster than doing so on a Smartphone. Users can also save images or video on their computer more easily. This app will be most useful to those people who are working in offices, who spend much time on their desks now they have opt to receive whatsapp alerts on their desktop.

Also Read:- How To Start Using WhatsApp Web

Have a look at some history of Whatsapp

Whatsapp was created by Brian Acton and Jan Koum in 2009. Both they left yahoo in 2007. Brian and Jan applied for job At Facebook. The Whatsapp Company is based in Mountain view, California. In February 2013, WhatsApp hit 200 million active users. On February 19, 2014 Facebook announced that they acquired WhatsApp for $19 billion. Till Ocober 2014 Whatsapp app has 600 million monthly active users and now a day’s WhatsApp has over 700 million active users.  Theguardian pointed out that WhatsApp also has plans to launch a voice-calling service.

Stay tune to get information that how to use whatsapp web without bluestack. Have you tried Whatsapp web already or will you try now? Let us know in the comments section below!


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