Can You Use WhatsApp On A Laptop?

Can you use WhatsApp on a laptop? This is a question we get asked a lot and the answer is yes! You can absolutely use WhatsApp on a laptop.

In fact it can be a great way to stay connected with friends and family who are far away.

Here are a few tips for using WhatsApp on your laptop:


Download The WhatsApp Desktop App.

This is a great way to use WhatsApp on your laptop as it gives you all the features of the mobile app plus a few extras.

You can find the desktop app for WhatsApp here.


Use WhatsApp Web.

If you don’t want to download the app you can also use WhatsApp Web which is a version of WhatsApp that you can use in your web browser.

To use WhatsApp Web just go to and scan the QR code on the screen with your phone.


Use An Android Emulator.

If you’re using a PC you can use an Android emulator to run WhatsApp on your laptop.

An emulator is a piece of software that allows you to run Android apps on other devices and there are a few different options out there.

We recommend using Bluestacks which you can download for free here.

Once you have Bluestacks installed just search for WhatsApp in the Google Play Store and install it like you would any other Android app.


Use A Jailbroken IPhone.

If you have a jailbroken iPhone you can use Cydia Impactor to install WhatsApp on your laptop.

Cydia Impactor is a tool that allows you to install iOS apps on devices that are not jailbroken which is handy if you want to use WhatsApp on your laptop but don’t want to jailbreak your phone.

You can find Cydia Impactor here and you can find instructions on how to use it here.


Use WhatsApp On Your Tablet.

If you have a tablet you can actually use WhatsApp on your laptop if you connect your tablet to your laptop via Bluetooth.

To do this just open up WhatsApp on your tablet and go to the menu > Settings > Chats > Chat History > Backup Chats.

Once you’ve done that WhatsApp will create a backup of your chat history on your tablet which you can then access on your laptop.

These are just a few tips for using WhatsApp on your laptop.

If you have any questions feel free to leave a comment below and we’ll do our best to help you out.