WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps out there having nearly 1 Billion active users worldwide. It was available for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Symbian and BlackBerry OS over the years except for Windows and Mac. There was a time when many people including me, used to install BlueStack software to run WhatsApp on PC/Desktop. But now it is not the case anymore. WhatsApp is now available for download on Windows and Mac.

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There are 2 methods to download WhatsApp on PC:

  1. Download WhatsApp on PC directly from WhatsApp Official Site
  2. Download WhatsApp on Windows from Microsoft Store

Method 1: Download WhatsApp on PC directly from WhatsApp Official Site

  1. Go to Google or Bing and search for ‘WhatsApp on PC’ and click on www.whatsapp.com/download link.
    download whatsapp link
  2. Now click on the ‘Download for Windows’ Button or ‘Download for Mac’ link and downloading will start.
    whatsapp download link
  3. Now install the app on your PC and wait for a few minutes to finish the installation process.

That’s it.

Note: You need to have Windows 8 or higher and Mac OS X 10.10 or higher version to run this app.

Also Read: How to download WhatsApp Status without installing any App

Method 2: Download WhatsApp on Windows from Microsoft Store

  1. Open the Microsoft Store and search for ‘WhatsApp’.
    Search WhatsApp on Microsoft Store
  2. Now click on the ‘WhatsApp Desktop’ and click the Install button.
    WhatsApp Desktop Microsoft Store

Note: WhatsApp Desktop is currently available for Windows 10 only.

How to use WhatsApp on your computer?

  1. Open WhatsApp on your phone.
  2. Tap on 3 dot menu (Android) or Settings (iPhone) and select WhatsApp Web.
  3. Now scan the QR code from the phone and all your message and status will displayed.
    WhatsApp Desktop

I hope this article was helpful. In case you have any doubt, please feel free to comment down below.


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