WhatsApp can be used right from your desktop without a browser. To install WhatsApp on your computer, access our website from your computer’s browser or download it via the Apple App Store. WhatsApp can only be installed on your computer if your operating system is Windows 8 (or newer) or Mac OSX 10.9 (or newer). For all other operating systems, you may use WhatsApp on your browser here.
To install on your PC
- On your computer’s browser, navigate to the download page to download the .exe file.
- Once the download is complete, open WhatsApp.exe to install WhatsApp on your computer.
- When the install is complete, launch WhatsApp on your computer and scan the QR code to log in.
How To scan the QR code
- On Android: Chats screen > Menu > WhatsApp Web.
- On iPhone 8.1+: Settings > WhatsApp Web.
- On Windows Phone 8.0+: Chats screen > Menu > WhatsApp Web.