Whatsapp web is an extension of the mobile app that is accessible with a web browser for a better social networking experience. The web version of whatsapp provides an easy to use option for when you have to be on a PC and can’t afford the luxury of switching between your mobile device and the PC. Whatsapp web extension isn’t for a different account from that on your mobile device, but same account with a different platform for use.
When connected, all incoming and outgoing messages is synchronized and running on both devices at the same time and for this singular reason your mobile device has to be handy for ease of reach because some features from the mobile version of whatsapp isn’t available through the web extension.
I’m talking about features like making and receiving of Audio / Video calls has to be done through your mobile phone while file sharing is segregated to the device being used. In other words, you can only share files from your PC through the web or files from your mobile through the mobile app on your phone. Both can be done simultaneously you simply can’t access files on your mobile through the web extension.
HOW TO START USING WHATSAPP WEB
Open a browser of choice from your PC or Desktop.
Type in web.whatsap.com in the search area.
Through the MENU option from your mobile device
Tap on WHATSAPP WEB
Place the camera screen that popped up to SCAN the code from your COMPUTER.
- You can log in and out of web sessions from your mobile device by tapping on WHATSAPP WEB through MENU.
- Using whatsapp web through wifi, your entire session is free.
- Your phone has to be connected to the internet always for continued access.
- Depending on device, you might need to keep the whatsapp app open on your phone as well or connection goes out.
FEATURES OF WHATSAPP WEB
Featured Can Do’s:
You can record and share audio files, Continue group conversations, Share pictures, Type with your keyboard, Download any media on both devices simultaneously, Customize notifications (get or mute them), Continue group conversations, Delete chats, View contact information and Create new groups.
Featured Can’t Do’s:
Can’t access Smileys from your
Can’t share contacts or maps.
Can’t have two open tabs for the same account
This is to name but a few, don’t be scared to explore your options