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How to set up and use WhatsApp Web on desktop via iPhone

Published on 01 February 16

Today we’re going to find out how practically set up and use WhatApp web on your desktop via iPhoneWhatsApp.

WhatsApp team has some amazing news for their app’s users as they’ve finally found out how to set up and launch WhatsApp Web on desktop PCs via iPhone. Earlier it was impossible because of platform limitations. So users of iPhone needed to use the third-party jailbreak tweaks, such as WhatsApp Web Enabler to unlock the functionality.

Below you can find an easy step-by-step guide to installing and deploying WhatsApp Web on your desktop via iPhone.

The prerequisites are the following:

  • Install the newest version of Opera, Chrome, Firefox or Safari on your PC.
  • Make sure that your iPhone has Internet connection, is connected now and there’s the newest preinstalled version of WhatsApp on it

Here is how to configure and use WhatsApp web on your desktop using your iPhone:

  • Start with opening the link on your PC using any browser you like (Firefox, Chrome or Safari for example). You’ll see a QR code.
  • Start WhatsApp from the iPhone’s Home screen

For those looking for hacks, here you go:

  • Tap on the Settings tab, choose WhatsApp Web. Note: In case you see that the WhatsApp Web option is not available, check and make sure that you have the newest version of WhatsApp installed on your iPhone. As WhatsApp Web. Note is preparing the feature in a phased manner, the option may not be available to everybody at one and the same time.
  • Another iPhone hack is to scan the QR code on the PC screen using your iPhone.

Actually that’s it. Now you can enjoy WhatsApp that is fully accessible on your desktop.

Make WhatsApp notifications visible on your desktop right now!

Now you can enable WhatsApp notifications for new messages on your PC desktop following a couple of simple steps.

  • Find the top-left corner and click on the Turn on desktop notifications option
  • Press Allow button in the Show Notifications dialog box in order to switch on WhatsApp Web notifications.

But what about Mute Notifications? How do we enable them?

If you like, you can also mute notifications for an hour, 1 day or one week.

In order to do it, follow the steps:

  • Find and choose menu icon in the top left corner
  • Click on Notifications in the menu
  • Press on the down arrow in the Notifications dialog box
  • In the end select Turn off alerts and sounds for… and choose the period f time you’d like them to be switched off.

Log out from your PC

As soon as you’ve installed WhatsApp Web on your PC desktop, it becomes listed as a logged computer if you go SettingsàWhatsApp Web in your iPhone’s WhatsApp.

To finish using WhatsApp client on your PC you should tap on Log out from all computers and then press Log out. Visit in case you're interested in more details about perfect writing about WhatsApp and other technologies from the author.
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