WhatsApp Comes To The Desktop
Are you one of many 600 million individuals on WhatsApp? Do you develop uninterested in having to sort all your messages by way of your telephone? Excellent news!
There’s now a desktop model.
It’s an internet app somewhat than a local shopper — and for now, at the least, it appears to solely play pleasant with Google Chrome.
However in case you’re able to dive in, you’ll find the brand new net-prepared model of WhatsApp proper over right here…
One bizarre catch: to log in on the desktop, it’s a must to take an image of a QR code by way of WhatsApp in your telephone. That is vital, presumably, as a result of WhatsApp makes use of your telephone quantity and SMS verifications quite than usernames/passwords. This presently works on Android, Home windows Telephone, and BlackBerry… however “on account of Apple platform limitations” (WhatsApp’s phrases, there — we’re unsure what limitations they imply), iOS customers are neglected within the chilly.
On the platforms the place it really works, nevertheless, it’s very slick.
Curiously, it appears as if it’s utilizing your telephone for extra than simply the preliminary login; observe the orange warning within the screenshot under. In case your telephone dies, so does your WhatsApp net connection.