How to Download WhatsApp Desktop App on Mac and Windows PC

All geared up to get started with WhatsApp Desktop App on your Mac or Windows? Here is how you can download and use it as easily as you'd like.

As expected, WhatsApp has launched the desktop app for both Mac and Windows. To (or “intending to”) making sure the messaging app continues to be a hot favorite among users, the Facebook-owned app has ensured that users can use it with more flare as well as convenience like never before.

If WhatsApp Web was a smart beginning, the desktop app is a highly appreciable way forward-perfectly in sync with the demand.

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How to Download WhatsApp Desktop App on Mac and Windows PC

Just like WhatsApp Web, the desktop client is an excellent extension of your phone as it mirrors messages and conversations from your mobile devices. It is compatible with Windows 8+ and OS X 10.9+ and synced with WhatsApp on your iPhone or iPad.

Since it natively runs on the desktop, you have the support for better keyboard shortcuts and desktop notifications.

How to Download and Use WhatsApp Desktop Client on Mac and Windows PC

Step 1. Visit from your desktop browser and download the app on your Mac.

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Download WhatsApp App on Mac or Windows PC

Step #2. Once, the desktop app is downloaded on your Mac/Windows PC, it will display QR Code.

WhatsApp QR Code in Mac or Windows PC

Step #3. Next up, you need to launch WhatsApp on iPhone.

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Step #4. Tap on Settings icon followed by WhatsApp Web.

Tap on Settings Then WhatsApp Web on iPhone

Step #5. Scan the QR code shown on your desktop.

Scan WhatsApp Web QR Code from Mac to iPhone

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That’s all folks. Enjoy using the WhatsApp app on your Mac/Windows PC.

As per reports, WhatsApp is soon going to add yet another much-awaited feature, Video Calling to its messaging app. It would indeed make this already feature-rich app more user-friendly.

Is there any all new add-on you wish to see in this app? Do let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


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