Downloading WhatsApp for PC has become one of the most sought after topic as not every person owns an Android smartphone or an iPhone. Not only those who don’t have a smartphone but also those people who have a smartphone or a tablet wants to install WhatsApp for PC so that they can chat with their friends no matter where they are or what gadget they are using. When so many people are looking to download the app on their computer, you should have a simple yet best method to follow to get the chat app.
Today in this post, I am going to show you a simple method using which you can download WhatsApp for PC and use it to send texts to your friends for free. To do that, we are going to use an Android emulator software known as BlueStacks. This software will create a suitable environment for the Android apps to run on the computer. Then using the APK file of the app or by doing a quick search for the app from within the software, we will be able to install WhatsApp on computer. So let’s get the post and see how easy it is to download and install Android apps for PC.
Features of WhatsApp for PC:
If you have used WhatsApp ever on your smartphone or on a tablet, then you would already know that it is the best chat application available for every smartphone OS like Android, iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone OS and is even available for Symbian and Java phones like Nokia.
The app is available for free to download from the respective app stores but it is free for the first year and later you can use the application by paying a small sum of $0.99/year. That’s nothing compared to the service the application offers and the stability of the app.
Whatever features you get on WhatsApp application on your smartphone, you will get all those features when you install WhatsApp for computer. It’s not like you would be given access to only a limited number of features.
With WhatsApp for PC, you will be able to send unlimited number of text messages to your friends any where in the world and at any time you want at no cost as everything is absolutely free. Other than sending text messages, you can even share images, videos and voice recordings with your friends. There is a huge collection of smileys and emoticons that will help you in expressing your feelings better in the conversation.
The Group feature allows you to create a group and add up to 50 of your friends so that you can chat with all of them together. You can send a single message and everyone will be able to read it and reply to it. It’s like hanging out with your friends when you meet up, but its virtual hangout.
With every update, WhatsApp brings in new features and fixes any bugs if there are any, so you can update the application whenever a new version is available. So now let’s see the steps to install WhatsApp on your computer.
How to Install WhatsApp for PC:
There are 2 methods that you can use to download and install WhatsApp for PC. Both of them uses the emulator software but in one method, you will search for the app from within the software and in the next, you need to download WhatsApp APK and install it using Bluestacks.
- Download and install Bluestacks app player on your computer. (Download Link)
- Open Bluestacks and on the top of the dashboard, you will see a search icon or box. Enter “WhatsApp” in it and then hit the find button.
- You will get some search results. Choose the one with the Google Play Store, the first one, and click on the Install button.
- Follow the instructions on your screen and accept the terms and conditions if you are asked to do so.
- Then you will be redirected to the download page. Hit on the Install button and the download process will begin and once it is completed, the app will be installed on your PC.
- Download and install Bluestacks Android emulator software on your PC. (Download Link)
- Now download WhatsApp APK by doing a quick Google search.
- Go to the Downloads folder where you downloaded the WhatsApp APK and double-click on it.
- The app will then open in Bluestacks and you can follow the simple steps to install the application.
That’s it! You have now successfully installed WhatsApp for PC. You can use any of these two methods to download and install WhatsApp Messenger on your PC as both of them works perfectly.
Now you need to go to the “My Apps” folder or again open Bluestacks and under the Apps tab, you will see WhatsApp icon. Click on it to launch the application on your computer.
Next fill out all your details in the app. Enter your phone number and let it verify it and then set up your profile by adding a picture and adding a status. Once this is done, the app will then scan all your contacts list and give you a complete list of your friends who are using WhatsApp on their phones.
So start chatting with them from your computer! I hope that you liked the post about downloading WhatsApp for PC. If you did then please share it with your friends as well and tell them to download it too!