WhatsApp is famous free messaging app. Earlier this application was available for smartphones only or you can say the phones which have Android, s40, Blackberry and iOS platforms, but now you can also install it on your PC directly. Smartphones are cheap enough these days, but if you want, you can also install WhatsApp on your PC using BlueStakcks. This tutorial shows, how install and use WhatsApp on PC using BlueStacks.
We will use a famous android emulator BlueStacks to run WhatsApp on PC. You can also use WhatsApp on PC without installing BlueStacks, see this tutorial: How To use WhatsApp on PC without installing BlueStacks?
See Also: How to install Android KitKat 4.4 on your PC? or How to install Windows and Android together on your PC?
What we need:
- BlueStacks, You Download BlueStacks from here.
- A Windows PC
After you have downloaded BlueStacks from above link, install it by double-clicking the downloaded file. Click on Run if it asks for confirmation.
After installation starts, click on Continue for continuing installation.
It will download some game data after installation has completed.
Now your Android emulator is installed. You just need to download WhatsApp to install on BlueStacks.
Click on Search icon in top left corner,
Type “whatsapp” in the search box and press Enter.
You will see WhatsApp in search results, click on it. it will redirect you to PlayStore. It may ask you for on time registration using your Gmail ID. Just click on existing account and provide your Gmail account details. After you have provided details, you can download WhatsApp from playstore. Click on Install.
It will ask for permission, click Accept. Now WhatsApp will be installed.
After installation click on Open.
Now WhatsApp setup will start, click on Agree and continue.
Provide your country code and your mobile number. Country code for India is 91. Click OK.
WhatsApp will send you a message on your mobile number that you have entered above. It will verify your mobile number. Wait for 5 minutes.
It will show you a message that SMS verification failed. You will see a Call me button, click it.
You will get a call from +128172XXXXX no. just receive it and enter the code told by Automated computer.
As you will enter the last digit of your 6-digit code, it will verify it automatically and will ask for profile details. Enter your name, select a profile photo and click Next.
Now your WhatsApp installation is complete and you can start using it. You can manually add contacts, if you don’t have your contacts on your google account.
You are done here! You can enjoy WhatsApp on your PC. Besides WhatsApp you can also download and use other applications and games on BlueStacks. You just need to use Search button in the top left corner of the screen, search and install from Play Store. Don’t forget to comment if you face any problems. 🙂