How to download WhatsApp for Windows / Mac (February 2020)


WhatsApp is one of the most popular communications apps with nearly a billion active users around the world. It had been available for Android, iOS, Windows Phone, Symbian, and BlackBerry operating systems over the years except Windows and Mac. There was a time when many people, myself included, installed BlueStack software to run WhatsApp on a computer / desktop. But now it is no longer a habit. WhatsApp is now available for download on Windows and Mac.

There are 2 ways to download WhatsApp for PC:

  1. Download WhatsApp on your PC directly from the official WhatsApp website
  2. Download WhatsApp for Windows from the Microsoft Store

Method 1: Download WhatsApp to your PC directly from the official WhatsApp website

  1. Go to Google or Bing and search WhatsApp on PC and click link.
    download whatsapp link
  2. Click now ‘Download for Windows’ Button or ‘Download for Mac’ link and download will begin.
    WhatsApp download link
  3. Now install the application on your computer and wait a few minutes to complete the installation.

That’s it.

Note: This application requires Windows 8 or later and Mac OS X 10.10 or later.

Also read: How to download WhatsApp mode without installing any app

Method 2: Download WhatsApp to Windows from the Microsoft Store

  1. Open Microsoft Store and search ‘WhatsApp’.
    Search WhatsApp in the Microsoft Store
  2. Click now WhatsApp Desktop and click Install button.
    WhatsApp Desktop Microsoft Store

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

How to use WhatsApp on your computer?

  1. Open WhatsApp on your phone.
  2. Click 3-point menu (Android) it settings (iPhone) and select WhatsApp network.
  3. Scan now QR code from your phone and all your messages and status are displayed.
    WhatsApp desktop

I hope this article was helpful. If you have any doubts, you can comment below.

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