A Complete Guide on WhatsApp Web


Just like any other social media platforms for instance Facebook, twitter we have WhatsApp, a free text messaging application service to chat with your friends and family over the internet. You can also send documents, pictures, audios, music and even more now you can chat with your friends over call (voice + video).

WhatsApp is today a handy application that is most commonly used now. People WhatsApp more to each other than texting them regularly on their cellular network.

How WhatsApp is different from other social media platforms?

WhatsApp is different from other social media platforms as it was first introduced as a text messaging app service to help you chat with your friends over the internet. Later, the app lagged popularity because of not having a desktop version of it but soon then WhatsApp came up with WhatsApp Web.

What is WhatsApp web?

WhatsApp web is the website version of WhatsApp what you use on your cell phone. It is nothing more different from what you have on your mobile phone. It was introduced to allow people to use it as a desktop application just like Skype, Facebook and twitter.

Now you can use WhatsApp while working on your desktop and it doesn’t even matter if your phone is close to you or not.

What are the Features of WhatsApp Web?

WhatsApp Web is more than you think it may be. It possess so much of features that we may even don’t know if it and might be useful for our daily use. Below are a few.

  1. WhatsApp Web doesn’t saves anything on your computer until you do it so. Everything you on your screen and loads up is on their servers.
  2. Whatever you can do on your mobile you can do it on web also. For instance, sending documents, songs, images and files etc.
  3. All of the features for WhatsApp web rely on an active internet connection of your cell phone and laptop device. It doesn’t matter if they are connected on a different Wi-Fi.
  4. WhatsApp uses End-to-End Encryption over the Web also so that your privacy remains constant.

All these features offered by WhatsApp are remarkable as some of us may not understand these because of no technical knowledge or background but all of this matters at some point.

How does it work?

WhatsApp web is an easy to use web application which is also easy to setup. Below are the steps that will guide you through steps to start using WhatsApp Web.

Step 1: Open your browser and type https://web.whatsapp.com

whatsapp web home

Your screen will look something like this. That weird looking black and white thing on the right, that’s a QR code.

Step 2: Open your WhatsApp app on your mobile phone.

whatsapp web mobile

Step 3: On top right corner of your mobile screen you will see three dotted button. Click on that and then click WhatsApp Web.

You will see a screen similar to the above screen.

Step 4: Scan the QR code within the box and it will eventually lead to open your WhatsApp on your browser.

How to logout of WhatsApp Web

Follow these simple steps and I’ll guide you through how to logout of WhatsApp Web.

Step 1: Open WhatsApp app on your mobile.

Step 2: On the top right corner look for three dotted button. Click on that and select “WhatsApp Web”

whatsapp web login

Step 3: You will see on the screen all the device you have logged into for WhatsApp Web.

Step 4: Click on the device you want to log out from

Step 5: Press Logout.

Now that you how to setup WhatsApp web, login WhatsApp Web and logout. Then what are you waiting for and start enjoying this new feature. Use it while working or playing games or whenever you want.

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