How To Download And Install WhatsApp

WhatsApp is one of the most popular free, cross-platform messaging apps that allows you to send and receive messages to or from your added contacts. You can use WhatsApp in any location where you have an internet connection, on both an iPhone and an Android phone. As well as text messages, WhatsApp enables you to share voice messages, videos and images on the app. To learn how to install WhatsApp messenger for iPhone, Android or your PC, follow the steps below.

Step 1: Download WhatsApp

On your phone, visit the App Store or the Google Play Store, depending on whether you have an iPhone or Android device. Type “WhatsApp” into the search bar and tap the top result. Then tap “Download” or “Get”. If you’d prefer to use WhatsApp on your computer, visit This will bring you onto the official website for WhatsApp inc. website, and you’ll be given the option to get the app on either your phone or your computer. Then click the green button reading: “Download for Windows”. Change to “Download for Mac OS X 10.10 and higher” if you’re looking to install WhatsApp on a Mac computer.

Step 2: Install WhatsApp

If you’ve downloaded the app on your phone, your only job now is to find it on your home screen, open it, and set up your personal info. These following steps will be for completing the WhatsApp downloading process on your computer.

You will see the “WhatsApp Setup” icon appear in your screen’s bottom toolbar. When it has finished loading, click it once. You will see a pop-up with WhatsApp’s logo in the middle of your screen.  Once it has completed the install, you will then be able to log in with your phone number and start using WhatsApp via the QR (Quick Response) code that shows on the screen.

Step 3: Log In Using Your QR Code

You need to have WhatsApp on your phone to be able to complete this final step of installing WhatsApp online. On your WhatsApp app, click the three vertical dots on the right-hand corner of your home screen. Then tap “WhatsApp Web”. This will bring up a + button. Click this, and your camera will come up on your screen. Hold your phone directly in front of the Quick Response code on the screen of your computer. When your phone registers the code, it will link your WhatsApp information with your desktop, and WhatsApp messages will load on your computer screen. You will be able to use the web version of the program whenever you’re logged in on your nearby mobile device.