WhatsApp is an instant messaging application for smartphone users to use based on data provided by the network operator services. Therefore messaging via WhatsApp does not cost any office network and instead only data costs are charged to almost nothing. In simple words, WhatsApp uses the Internet to allow communication between users, compared to an SMS-based service network.
WhatsApp is the brainchild of two former employees of Yahoo that WhatsApp Inc. founded in 2009. It was founded by Brian Acton and Jan Koum, who based his company in Mountain View, California. WhatsApp is now so popular that it has 700 million active users per day, compared with 830 million users are active on Facebook. Sensing a possible threat of WhatsApp, people began to prefer Facebook, when it was based communication network, Facebook decided to acquire WhatsApp in 2014 by a whopping amount of fat acquisition of $ 19,000,000,000.
Although there have been sporadic reports about a possible release of the PC version of WhatsApp, nothing concrete has been received from now. So most people who do not own a smartphone denied the exciting world of messaging WhatsApp. Not only that, this deficiency also denies smart phoneusers convenience at times when they would rather prefer to use WhatsApp in the comfort of their computers to their smartphones.
So we are here to help you access and enjoy the super awesome app, 'WhatsApp', right on your PC. The following information contains a list of successive steps that will guide you to properly install WhatsApp on your personal computer. This guide can be used to download and install WhatsApp for PC and will be compatible for Windows XP / Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 (32/64) operating systems.
Step by step guide to install WhatsApp on PC
Step 1: Make sure the video graphics driver for your computer has been upgraded to the latest version available online. This is because the Android emulator is required for installation is a graphics intensive application and may require latest features of your PC. Additionally, your PC must have 2 GB of main memory.
Step 2: Make sure the PC is connected to Internet.
Step 3: To begin installing WhatsApp on your PC, you first need to install 'YouWave on your PC. Go to YouWave site and download and install on your PC quickly. Currently this software is available for $ 19.99 only. However, it can be used for a month to completely free of cost. YouWave is essentially an emulator for Android. This software provides the platform to enable the downloading and installation based on Android Store on your PC applications. Therefore it is very essential for you to download this software first before attempting to install WhatsApp.
Step 4: Once you have downloaded YouWave, you have to open the executable file and run the installation. To successfully complete the installation, follow the instructions on the screen which themselves are pretty easy to follow.
Step 5: However, once the software installation, startup window - asks to be 1) continue, 2) activation key purchasing or 3) Enter activation key if you have already purchased Trial software. Choose the option that suits you. You could buy the software and enter an activation key or you could choose to continue with the trial version of the software. If you do not want to buy the software in the future, then you can go for 'Bluestacks ", another Android emulator as good as' YouWave'. Bluestacks is available for free.
Step 6: Once the above steps are completed, and then launch the browser window software that emulates the Android user interface (UI) on your PC. By YouWave interface, locate and launch the Google Play Store.
Step 7: Once inside the store Play Google go to the search box, which is indicated by an icon of 'lens' and type, This search will then take you to the window WhatsApp 'WhatsApp.' Installer.
Step 8: Once the window installer WhatsApp is currently on the screen, click an automatic process that WhatsApp installed on their PC 'install button' start. However, make sure you are ready with their ID cards because Google Play Store will ask you to log in using these details before starting the installation.
Step 9: But before starting to finally start using the application, Whatsapp prompted to enter your phone number and only then be able to login. Enter your phone number to continue using WhatsApp. Once you are logged in, all your messages and contacts get imported.
Step 10: Once installation is complete, start using the most popular messenger in the world and connect to your friends.
If you encounter any problems during installation, do not forget to talk about it in our comments section, so that then we could improve our guide further.