Press Install and wait for the application to install on your phone.
Once the installation is complete, you will need to configure your phone number and other things like profile picture and name in order to use the application.
On Windows Phone
As with other smart devices, installing WhatsApp on phones with Windows operating system is a very simple task, and we will teach you how to do it so that you are at the forefront of technology and can stay in touch with whoever you want.
Search for the WhatsApp application from the store. To do this, you can use the following button:
TO DOWNLOAD QR-Code
Developer: WhatsApp Inc.
It is only a matter of a few minutes for your app to download and be installed on your device, automatically.
You only need to configure your WhatsApp account to start using it on your device.
In the PC
Updates to this application have made it possible to install it on laptops or desktops, as long as the user has access to WhatsApp on their mobile.
In order to install and use WhatsApp from your computer, it is necessary that you have the application installed on your phone, since this function is possible thanks to the connection between devices through a QR code that is scanned with the mobile camera.
As already mentioned, WhatsApp for PC (Windows or Mac) only allows you to use the same account that exists on the cell phone. It does not allow you to create a new account, it is only used as an alternative means to facilitate the sending of messages from the computer, creating the same interface of conversations that you have on the mobile and also allowing the sending of files directly from the computer. It does not allow you to make or receive calls.
To install WhatsApp on your computer, follow these steps:
To install WhatsApp on your computer you must have Windows 8 or higher. If you already have this requirement, continue reading to learn how to install the application on your computer:
Visit the website whatsapp.com/download and select “ WhatsApp for PC ”.
Download the application’s .exe file (the executable for installation on the computer).
Wait for the download to finish and start the installation from the .exe file.
Once the installation is finished, open WhatsApp from your computer and synchronize the devices, scanning the QR code from your phone. To do this you must open WhatsApp on your mobile> Options (the three points located in the upper right part of the screen)> WhatsApp Web.
Upon completion of the code scan, WhatsApp will automatically open on your PC and you can use it just like on your phone.
It is important to emphasize that you must have mac OS X 10.10 or later on your computer . With this in mind, follow the steps below to download WhatsApp on Mac:
Download the .dmg file from the website ofwhatsapp.com/download
Once the download is complete, run the whatsapp.dmg file on your computer to begin the installation.
When installed for the first time, the application will ask you if you want to add WhatsApp to your applications folder and to the desktop dock on your computer. You just have to accept this request.
When the installation is complete, you must open WhatsApp and scan the QR code from your mobile device.
Scan QR code from iPhone: WhatsApp> Settings> WhatsApp web> Desktop.
Warning : processors with ARM or Linux operating system are not compatible with this application.
Install WhatsApp using an Android emulator
An emulator in a software or program that allows you to install applications or video games on an Operating System different from the original one, for which they were mainly created.
In simple words, it creates a gap in your Operating System that makes it “apparently” a device compatible with the app you are installing. In the case of WhatsApp, it is used to install the application on your PC without the need to scan a QR code.
There is a fairly extensive list of emulators that you can use to install WhatsApp on your PC. However, here is a list of some that are considered the best, based on their performance and installability:
BlueStacks : this emulator allows you to use applications in full screen from your computer, as if it were a mobile device, it is mainly used to test Smartphone games, although it works very well with WhatsApp.
Android SDK – Ideal for application analysis, it was created and released by Google. It works precisely, just like a mobile device, making it ideal for people who are application developers.
Memu : it is an Android emulator for PC, ideal for video games. It is quick and easy to install. Once installed, it allows the user to access the Play Store to download and install applications such as WhatsApp and Facebook.
Genymotion : designed with the common user in mind, without complications at the time of installation, this emulator offers those who use it the possibility of downloading Android system applications to their computer without problems.
Nox : it is one of the best emulator options for WhatsApp and Instagram, it also allows functions such as screen capture and is compatible with gamepad keyboards.
ARChon : This incredible emulator allows you to bring Android system applications to computers with Mac or Linux OS, in addition to the well-known Windows. It is compatible with version 10 of the latter and with the Chrome browser in 32 and 64-bit versions.
By installing any of these emulators on your computer, you can download and install WhatsApp on your PC, and best of all, you won’t have to scan the QR code from your phone. It is ideal for you if your device is no longer compatible with the latest update or if you have a low-end phone.
You can create an account on WhatsApp regardless of whether your phone is a Smartphone or not, in the same way you will be asked for confirmation by SMS or call. However, once you confirm your cell number, you can use the application without limits.
Set up your new WhatsApp account
Regardless of whether your device is Android, iPhone or Windows, configuring your WhatsApp account is the same in the three versions of the Operating System. The application will ask you for information such as cell phone number, profile picture, name and other things like information for security backup.
Set up your WhatsApp account by following these instructions:
A bre the WhatsApp application previously installed.
You will find a window welcoming you to WhatsApp, at the bottom of the screen there is a button with the option ” Next “, click on it to continue with the application.
The first thing that will be asked is the phone number with which you will use WhatsApp, select thePrefix looking in the list of countries for the one that corresponds to your location and, followed by this, write your cell phone number in the empty field.
The application will ask you to confirm the phone number you wrote, by means of a code sent via SMS or call.
Once the phone number is confirmed, you will advance to a window in which you will be asked to configure your profile photo and the name that will appear in your information (not a username or pseudonym). Choose wisely what you will write, the best option is your name.
To configure your photograph you must click on the circle that appears next to the field where the name will go, the application will ask you to choose the source of the photograph, from your personal files or to make a new one.
Once this process is finished, you can start using WhatsApp and send messages to your contact list.
Activating the backup allows WhatsApp to create a backup of your conversations to have them at your disposal when you change devices or reinstall the application again, keeping important information that you do not want to lose.
To configure the backup or backup in WhatsApp you must choose the Google account (Gmail email) that you will use to store the information, and the period of time in which you want the automatic copy to be made (never, daily, weekly, monthly, only when I touch “save”)
It will also ask you to choose between saving with mobile data connection or with Wi-Fi only. Since some users store a large amount of information, it is recommended to select the option ” Wi-Fi only “.