Whatsapp is an amazing mobile messaging app which was released in 2009. It got popular in a very short interval of time. Due to its increasing popularity, Facebook bought mobile messaging service Whatsapp on February 19, 2014, for $19 billion. Approximately more than 1 million people signup for Whatsapp every day. Its popularity is mainly due to the fact that this app allows users to send messages over internet connection by using their cellular numbers, avoiding text messaging fees.
You can send text messages, images, audio messages, videos and user locations using the internet. This mobile messaging app is available on iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Symbian and Tizan Operating Systems. Until now, Whatsapp has not released any version of Windows PC but still, you are able to download Whatsapp for Windows PC. All you need is an internet connection to send a message through Whatsapp.
You can download and install Whatsapp on your PC by using any one of the following methods.
- Run Whatsapp inside your Chrome browser using Google ARC Welder.
- Run Whatsapp without using BlueStacks.
- Run Whatsapp via BlueStacks.
If you are using Chrome browser then you can use Whatsapp inside your Chrome browser. Google ARC Welder is very convenient in a way that you don’t need to open any other window for Android Apps. You can manage your task in one window using different tabs of a Chrome browser.
To follow the step by step guide to run Whatsapp using Google ARC Welder, click the link given below.
Note: The above-mentioned guide is not specifically for Whatsapp but for general apps and games. But you can run Whatsapp in Chrome browser by following the guide step by step.
If you don’t want to run Whatsapp on any Android Emulator then you can use a PC application known as Wassapp. It is a non-official client for Whatsapp to run on PC.
Given below link will guide you how to download and install Wassapp on PC and then how to run Whatsapp on Wassapp. Click on the link to follow the step by step guide.
You can also download Whatsapp for Windows PC and run it via BlueStacks. Follow the given steps to download and install the mobile messaging app.
The basic requirement for downloading BlueStacks is that you should have Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or Mac installed on your PC. BlueStacks do not work with any of the other OS’s.
Download BlueStacks App Player
To download any Android application on PC, you must have an Android Emulator installed on your PC. Android Emulators enables Android applications to run on Windows and Mac PCs. BlueStacks is one of the good Android Emulators. If you do not have BlueStacks installed in your PC then download it from the link given below.
Once you have downloaded BlueStacks, complete the installation process.
Step 1: If you don’t have an account on Google Play Store then setup your account.
Step 2: At top of the page you will see a search bar. Type “Whatsapp” in the search bar and hit enter.
Step 3: Click on Whatsapp link from the list of search results.
Step 4: Click on Install button so that the installation process may start.
Step 5: After installation, you can find Whatsapp in the App Drawer.
Step 6: Open App Drawer of BlueStacks.
Step 7: Here, you’ll see Whatsapp icon.
Step 8: Now, click on it and complete the signup process.
Note: Whenever you want to run Whatsapp, first you have to run BlueStacks.
Now, enjoy communicating with your friends and families through Whatsapp. If you have any problem regarding how to download Whatsapp for Windows PC then let me know in the comments below.