Update: Whatsapp has released an official web version of whatsapp which can be used on the PC browser easily. Here is the detailed tutorial to use this official Whatsapp for PC.
Are you in the search of Whatsapp download and installation guide for PC? Then you are at the right place as in this tutorial we are going to show you the step by step guide to download Whatsapp for windows PC which works for all the windows versions including windows 7/8/8.1/Mac and Xp. Whatsapp features and popularity is not hidden from anybody and it is considered as one and only app for instant messaging, chatting, sharing images, text, videos and much more things which is why Facebook has acquired it for such a large amount in back days.
Although the Whatsapp is easily available for all the Smartphone users but windows users are not able to completely know the methods to install whatsapp on PC windows, therefore we are going to explain the step by step tutorial to download and successfully install whatsapp for your computer windows.
Different methods to Download Whatsapp for PC
In this tutorial we will be showing the different ways by which you can easily install the app on your PC to ensure that if one method would not work for you then you may choose the other one. Using and installing the whatsapp on your PC is not difficult at all, you just need to follow some simple steps which I will be showing here. So here are the different ways to download the app and their installation guide respectively.
#1: Steps to download and install Whatsapp for Windows(7/8/8.1/mac) using Bluestacks.
As I said the official developer has not released the special setup of whatsapp therefore we need to install the app by using other software and for that we have the android emulator called Bluestacks which is very popular and used by millions to run the apps on PC. Here are the steps you need to follow.
- Download official Bluestacks emulator first.
- Choose the operating system accordingly for which you want the Bluestacks, choose from Mac or windows
- Now install the Bluestacks which is easy to do as you have to only follow the on screen instruction only.
In case you find any difficulty while installing the Whatsapp on PC makes sure your are connected with internet and you can check the various fixes for Bluestacks errors here also.
- Now open the Bluestacks.
- Now at home, search for the whatsapp in the box.
- Now click on the “Search Google play store for whatsapp”.
- Now in the next screen it will ask for the “enable synch” option. Just click continue.
- In the next window it will ask for the “Add Google account”, here you need to just add the details of your Google account which you usually use on your Smartphone. Otherwise you can also create a new account as well.
- In the next screen enter your email and passwords as shown and click on “sign in”.
- Now in the next screen you would see the search result just click on the first one as shown in screenshot.
- In the next screen click install which will automatically install the app on your PC.
- Now accept the terms and start the download which is approximately 13 MB in size.
- Once downloaded you can open the Whatsapp from All apps section of Bluestacks.
No, the tutorial is not completed yet because you need to sync all the data of your Smartphone to the app for successful installation. Here are the steps to do so.
How to Sync Smartphone with Whatsapp on PC (Bluestacks)
Here are the steps to synch you app with your Smartphone quickly.
- First of all you need to install the Bluestacks cloud connects on your Smartphone. You can search it on Google play store and then install it easily.
- Now open the Bluestacks cloud connect, it will show the window in which it will ask for the PIN
Here are the steps to get the PIN form Bluestacks.
- Open the Bluestacks and Click on the settings button at the right end.
- Now select Cloud connects and clicks yes.
- Now you need to just enter your email address and mobile number and now click on register.
- This will generate a PIN number which will be sent to your Smartphone where you have installed the cloud connect app.
Once you enter the PIN there this will synch all the data with your PC and you can now use whatsapp on your PC windows without any trouble.
#2: Download whatsapp for windows PC by using APK of Whatsapp (windows 7/8/8.1)
This method is for those who are facing the problem of searching and couldn’t sign in to the Google play store in the Bluestacks. In this method you need to download the apk of whatsapp first.
- Install Bluestacks
- Now download the apk of whatsapp.
- Now right click on it and click “open with Bluestacks app player”, make sure you have successfully installed the Bluestacks first.
- Now the app will automatically installed on the bluestacks.
- All the other steps remain same as mentioned above in the #1 method.
#3: How to download whatsapp for PC windows without using Bluestacks.
This method is for those who are facing difficulty while downloading or installing the Bluestacks on their PC. In this method we are going to use the another emulator software called as Andy software which is also one of the popular software for installing the apps and games for PC. Just follow the below mentioned steps in order to install the app. Although you can also use other alternatives of the bluestacks from the list here.
- Download Andy software from its official website
- Now start the installation of Process which is simple and fast.
- Once downloaded open it and you will see Google Play store interface.
- In Play store search for Whatsapp and then click on Install button which will automatically install the app for you.
- That’s it you can now always access the whatsapp on your PC without Bluestacks as well.
Some key features of Whatsapp for windows PC users
Here is the quick over view of what the user will get when they install the Whatsapp on their PC.
- You will be able to send unlimited number of messages, pictures, audio, and video messages for free.
- There are no ads in this app which will annoy you.
- Very attractive user interface and smooth experience on Pc with lots of other features like group chat are included.
- You can do all the other stuff like hide last seen option. Hide profile pics on the Pc as well.
- The newly added features which is the blue double tick feature, that will also be there for Pc users which will ensure that weather the users has viewed the message or not.
So that is the end of this tutorial. I hope you have download whatsapp for PC windows and you enjoyed the whole tutorial. Please feel free to share your experience in the comments below. For those who are facing troubles please make sure that you ask in the comments below for the solution of various errors of whatsapp. Also don’t forget to share this tutorial with your friends.