How To Install WhatsApp On My PC/laptop

Whatsapp is the most famous messaging application right now in the smartphone world with nearly 1 billion active users worldwide. Almost every OS has Whatsapp application in their store like iOS, Android, Windows, Symbian. Whatsapp reduced the usage of regular SMS among people. The best thing about Whatsapp is it not only allows you to convey the messages but also it allows you to share images, videos, files, etc.You don’t have to worry about the message delivery like in the Normal SMS. Whatsapp will deliver your messages instantly if the opponent has Active data or WiFi. With regular updates, it’s getting better and better, read the New Hide Last Seen update here. Good News is we can use Whatsapp Messenger application now even in our PC or Laptop. It will be very useful when we have issues with our smartphone.So in this article, we are going see How to install and use Whatsapp on PC or Laptop with step by step instructions.

If your Goal is to Maintain Two WhatsApp accounts even without computer Simply, then you can achieve the same by referring this article, which will let you use two WhatsApp accounts in your smartphone itself without rooting. But, if you want to make it work in PC/Laptop then continue reading the article

Download Thin BlueStacks App Player

To use Whatsapp in PC or Laptop, you need to Install an Android Emulator called as BlueStacks App Player. There are Two Versions of BlueStacks App players, Normal BlueStacks App player and Thin BlueStacks App player. There are many people facing issues while installing Normal BlueStacks App player So I Suggest you to Download and Install Thin BlueStacks App player.

Install Thin BlueStacks App Player

While Installing make sure the Installation Drive has more than 2 GB free Space otherwise, you will be getting an error like below see screenshot 1.  If you get any Graphics or drivers related warning message ignore it and select OK. Refer see screenshot 2

After installation, you will be getting screen like below, and now Select ‘ Messaging ‘ Icon and select Whatsapp

Download Whatsapp on PC

Click Whatsapp Icon to start downloading Whatsapp in PC

Now wait until  Download completes

How To Install WhatsApp On My PC/laptop

Installing Whatsapp on PC

After downloading you will see INSTALLED status below Whatsapp and now Click Whatsapp icon to open the Whatsapp Messenger app

Configuring Whatsapp in PC

As soon as you open the Whats in PC you will see the screen like below Click “Agree and Continue”

As soon as you enter your Mobile number Whatsapp will send you a verification code to confirm that you are the legitimate owner of this Mobile number, Enter your verification code to continue further. In some cases it may take a long time to receive the verification code in that case you use Call function to know your verification code

You may think Whatsapp in PC is not a very good idea but it will be very useful when you face any sudden issues with your smartphone.Do let us know your feedback via the comment section.Thank you.


Q: Can I install WhatsApp on my laptop without my phone?
A: Go to WhatsApp Web, You can also install the WhatsApp desktop version. You will see a QR code on the screen along with the instructions about how to use WhatsApp on your computer. Scan the code through your phone by following the steps: WhatsApp settings>Linked Devices> Link a Device.

Q: How can I install WhatsApp on my laptop without QR code?
A: Look for WhatsApp and download the application on the BlueStacks App Player. When you first open the WhatsApp application on your BlueStacks app player you will have to complete the signup. Enter your mobile number and complete the registration to get access to WhatsApp without a QR Code.

Q: Can I use WhatsApp without a phone?
A: It is possible to use WhatsApp without a phone through Android emulators. One fine example is BlueStacks. A BlueStacks App Player is an Android emulator that allows you to download and run Android apps from Google Play Store on your Windows computer or Mac computer, including WhatsApp.

Q: How can I install WhatsApp on my laptop without Google Play?
A: You can use emulators like Andy or BlueStacks to use WhatsApp on your computer. Go to Andy Android Emulator’s website and click on ‘Download’. Now, click on the downloaded file to install the emulator.

Q: Can I use WhatsApp on my laptop and phone at the same time?
A: Use WhatsApp on Web, Desktop, and other devices by linking them to your phone. You can use up to four linked devices and one phone at a time. Your personal messages, media, and calls are end-to-end encrypted.