How to use WhatsApp web on desktop or tablet?

Use the WhatsApp website to message on the web

WhatsApp is a social networking platform used globally among the people of all ages. It is a great communication app, that allow you to send messages and media files absolutely free. But many of us find it convenient to use actual keyboard for typing and texting. And that is why, Whatsapp Web is the first choice for professionals and corporates.

There’s no tablet, desktop or safari application for WhatsApp, and sometimes computers are easier and handy to use, so WhatsApp web is useful for a multipurpose range of functions.

Here’s step by step guide on how to set up Whatsapp web on a computer or tablet.

Step by step guide to set up WhatsApp web over the  desktop

It is no hard task to setup your whatsapp account on your computer screen. All you need is to follow the below mentioned easy steps for login into whatsapp.

Step 1- Google whatsapp web or simply follow this link i.e. https://web.whatsapp.com/ from your desktop or laptop, and you will have a large QR code displaying over your computer screen, which is a black-and-white pattern of tiny squares.

Step 2- Now open WhatsApp with your login account on your phone, then press the ‘menu’ button, that is the three vertical dots to the top right of the screen in side of the magnifying lens, and tap on the WhatsApp web option that should be on number third option.

Step 3- Now the whatsapp will launch your camera to scan the QR CODE of your desktop– just in case, if you already have permitted your whatsapp to access camera and media files, and if it’s not, you may need to give WhatsApp permission to do so if you haven’t already.

Steep 4- Now line the box in the camera up with the QR code on Computer screen, then the camera on your phone will close, and your whatsapp account will open on your computer. 

Simple Trick to use WhatsApp web on an iPad or Android tablet

Request the desktop site on your tablet, then search whatsapp web which will show you the page as it would appear on a computer instead of what you’re seeing on a tablet.

To do this on Safari browser of iPad, press and hold the page and choose to refresh on the right of the URL bar at the top. After a few moments a prompt screen will appear to request desktop site – click on it, and you will see the same page that you would get on a computer. This can be a little temporary, so try a few times if it doesn’t work immediately.

On Chrome on Android tablets, press the menu button on the browser, which is three dots on the top right side of the screen. An option on the menu is for ‘Desktop site’ with a tick-box next to it – select this option, and the page will reload to the desktop version.


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