WhatsApp now offers a brand-new desktop version that is native to Windows. The instant chat platform formerly exclusively provided web-based programs for Mac and Windows users. WhatsApp claims that the native app will increase reliability and speed.
Even if their smartphone is offline, users will still get notifications and messages, WhatsApp added. The method for signing in by scanning a QR code with a user’s phone is still the same. There is presently only a beta version of WhatsApp’s native desktop application for Mac users available.
The latest native WhatsApp client for desktop is currently accessible to Windows users, according to a FAQ page on the main site of the instant messaging service.
The new native app is available for download right now from the Microsoft website. Previously, the only apps available for Windows and Mac operating systems were web-based.
According to WhatsApp, the new native version for Windows improves performance and dependability. It has been optimized and developed for desktop operating systems, the business stated.
According to the FAQ page, users will still get notifications and messages even if their phone is offline. The login procedure for the desktop native software is the same as it is for the web-based version.
A user should launch the instant messaging app on their smartphone after downloading the new WhatsApp native version for desktop.
On Android phones, consumers must next tap More Options, and on iPhone devices, Settings. Open the QR Code scanner by clicking on Linked Devices and aiming it at the QR code seen on the WhatsApp desktop native app.
For macOS, a native version of WhatsApp is currently being created. By enrolling in the beta program, customers, according to the business, can test the software and obtain early access. Presently, WhatsApp Web and the web-based WhatsApp client are both available to Mac users.
According to Forbes, WhatsApp has more than 1.2 billion users worldwide, including over 23 million users in the US and several in Europe.
WhatsApp is the most popular messaging program. Not to add that it is indeed in use in more than 180 nations and is accessible in 60 various languages.
Therefore, it makes sense that this well-liked communication channel is having an effect on businesses, families, and all over the world.
As a result, the app regularly releases new features for all platforms to give users the greatest possible app experience.
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