You can open Whatsapp from the Whatsapp web site, to open in Firefox, Opera or Chrome, to chat from any Windows, Mac or Linux PC and computer
To access Whatsapp via the web from any computer, Windows, Mac or Linux, you must already be registered in the chat with a mobile number registered through the smartphone app, both Android and iPhone.
You can then chat with friends, as if using your mobile phone, directly from your PC and open Whatsapp from the website web.whatsapp.com con Google Chrome, Firefox o Opera.
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Before opening Whatsapp via the web, it is necessary to install the latest version of the application by downloading the update already available per Android, iPhone, Windows Phone, Blackberry e Nokia S60.
From the smartphone you will then have to open the application and go to the main options menu where you will see a new item “Whatsapp Web“(on Android, tap on Connected devices).
Then press OK on the box, then enter the phone PIN (the one to access the phone) and notice the opening of the camera with a square with green borders.
Leaving the smartphone, then open the site https://web.whatsapp.com/ on the PC using Google Chrome, Firefox or Opera, point the mobile phone’s camera to scan the QR code shown by framing, within the square, the QR code on the monitor and, automatically (without clicking anything else), the chat with the conversations will open pass on the left that can be reread and resumed.
Note that conversations have the symbols of message received (the double v) and message read (the double v colored blue).
You can also send voice messages and emoticons by clicking the relevant buttons below. You can also send files and photos from your PC and send voice messages.
From the link at the top left you can activate Whatsapp notifications on your computer, so that when a new message is received, Chrome will be able to send a notification that will appear at the bottom right of the screen.
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By clicking on the message button, at the top right, you can start a new conversation with a contact and chat with him from your computer.
If you click the button of options represented by three vertical dots always at the top right, you can change some settings such as notifications (whether to activate or deactivate them and whether to hear a sound), the profile picture and the status.
One important thing to note is that Web Whatsapp on PC only works if the phone, meantime, is connected to the internet.
The web version of Whatsapp in fact acts through the smartphone application so if it is not connected, no new messages will be received and, at the same time, the messages sent remain in the queue, waiting to be sent when it finds a connection from the mobile phone.
On the smartphone application, by opening the Web Whatsapp option, you will see when the last access was made from the computer.
If you want a quick access to Whatsapp from your computer desktop, you can open the web.whatsapp.com page with Chrome, press the Chrome menu button (the three lines at the top right), go to Other tools and then on Create application shortcut.
You can then click the Whatsapp icon on the desktop to open the chat directly, as if it were an application or a computer program.
Finally, from the web chat it is also possible download the Whatsapp contacts directory, as seen in another article.
Just be careful that through Whatsapp Web you can spy on other people’s messages.
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