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Your WhatsApp on PC

CEO of WhatsApp Jan Koum made the announcement:

“Our web client is simply an extension of your phone: the web browser mirrors conversations and messages from your mobile device – this means all of your messages still live on your phone,” he wrote.

Smartphone users who wish to connect to the client using their web browser must go to

  • First you will need to do the WhatsApp update on your phone to version 2.11.498
  • Have Google Chrome on your Computer/Mac
  • Head over to URL –
  • You will get a QR code you will need to scan from your phone.
  • Open WhatsApp and click the Menu button (Three vertical Dots)
  • Click WhatsApp Web


  • Now scan the QR code using the WhatsApp scanner.



  • Presto, Your contacts and messages will show on your browser.
  • Worth noting your WhatsApp will remain open even if you close the tab by going back to the URL –
  • To make sure you’re close the session open WhatsApp on your phone and open the menu and click WhatsApp Web.
  • This will show you the logged in computers you have and clicking the + you can open another session on another computer  but you can only have one open at any one time.
  • Clicking “Log out from all computers” will close the connection on the computer.



Quick Tip, right click the tab with WhatsApp and Pin it. 

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