WhatsApp allows you to ship messages from Chrome, however does not play good with iOS

WhatsApp lets you send messages from Chrome, but doesn't play nice with iOS

Nicely, these leaks have been spot on. WhatsApp founder Jan Koum simply introduced (by way of Fb, naturally) that the massively common messaging firm has launched an internet shopper that’ll let customers hearth off messages from inside Google Chrome. As Koum factors out, WhatsApp for the online is simply an extension of the cellular apps you are already conversant in, which means your whole prolonged conversations and exchanges nonetheless stay primarily in your telephone. Make no mistake: WhatsApp continues to be the epitome of a cellular-first firm. Simply to ram that time house, the (characteristically easy) setup course of requires you to scan a QR code from the cellular app of your selecting. For now although, the shopper solely performs good with Android, BlackBerry, BlackBerry 10 and Home windows Telephone variations of the app — Koum fingered “platform limitations” as the rationale why iOS customers cannot take part on the enjoyable.

This is the factor, although: WhatsApp Net requires that you simply set up and run the newest model of the cellular app in your telephone, and it simply won’t be out there but. We simply tried a recent set up of WhatsApp on an Android gadget and it appears to lack the Net menu choice that permits the app to scan the QR code essential to forge the connection.

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