Those who sit at a desk much, WhatsApp would probably be stored on the desktop PC or Mac. With WhatsApp Web it brings you the Messenger on Windows, OS X and other operating systems on the desktop. How to do this, we show you in this guide.
With “WhatsApp Web” to text messages, photos, videos and voice messages can now also from desktop computers ship without the need to install their software. Who work hard at your desk, will rejoice because the phone can stay on the table. Notifications of new chats cater to the desktop of your PC and can be answered directly with the large keyboard of the computer. Calls you can not WhatsApp Web.
Requirements for the use of WhatsApp on PC
With WhatsApp Web does not constitute a second WhatsApp account on the computer. Rather, it uses the same account as on your smartphone. All messages and chats are synchronized between your smartphone and the desktop PC. Thereby you have on both devices the same data status.
This requires that you use an active and unlocked WhatsApp account on your smartphone. In addition, the PC and the Smartphone must be connected to the Internet. It is interesting that both devices not in the same network must be located. It is therefore possible that their use WhatsApp Web on your PC in an internet cafe with Wi-Fi and the cell phone with the mobile Internet is connected. In this way it reaches for the first device from your home at your WhatsApp account, if you have the phone forgotten in the office.Once your phone has no Internet connection, WhatsApp Web is no longer functional.
The Web version of WhatsApp currently works only with the following mobile operating systems: Android, BlackBerry, BlackBerry 10, Nokia S60, Nokia S40, Windows Mobile 8.0 and 8.1 as well as on the iPhone iOS 8.1 or later. As browser with the latest versions of are Google Chrome , Firefox , Safari and Opera support.
Establishment of WhatsApp Web on the computer
For the establishment of WhatsApp Web on the computer requires it your smartphone. In the following guide, we will show you how your smartphone connects to the PC and offers the functions of Messenger on the web. Gets on the PC’s web browser first on this website .
WhatsApp Web as a desktop app
Currently, the Web version of WhatsApp only runs as a Web page in the browser. An official app for Windows or Mac, regardless of the open browser tabs, there are not yet known. We show in the following guide on how you created a desktop app WhatsApp for Windows in Google Chrome. About this uses her WhatsApp Web regardless of the open browser tabs in a separate window. But only a few steps are necessary because the Web browser of the search engine giant has this feature already on board.
Those who do not use Google Chrome to surf, can be used in a separate window on the link WhatsApp. This differs from other programs and apps barely. As standard browser can be further used your favorite browser.
On the Mac, Google Chrome offers unfortunately no such easy way for the creation of websites links. On nettle we present to you as an alternative an unofficial desktop client for OS X before .
The connection and synchronization between your phone and computer is realized via the WhatsApp servers. WhatsApp Web is via an encrypted HTTPS connection connected.
By synchronizing the WhatsApp chats with the computer, critical links or files arrive on your computer. Click for example on a link to a malicious software for Windows in a WhatsApp message on the Android smartphone or iPhone you, nothing would happen. Receive ye the same link on your Windows computer, the PC can be infected by the click through WhatsApp Web. The same goes for files, photos that contain malware. You must think carefully about what links you click on and what files you open on your computer. We inform you on net world constantly on dangerous message in WhatsApp .