Long awaited, a desktop version WhatsApp finally officially released. The announcement of the presence of a computer version of the chat application is delivered directly by WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum in a posting on his official Facebook account, Wednesday (21/01/2015).
How do I install the application on the desktop (PC) and laptops? Users did not need to unduh and install any special file on the PC for this version of the application WhatsApp.
As previously disclosed by Koum, WhatsApp users can directly access the service through a web browser or a browser.
That means, users only need to have a browser on the PC. For the initial launch period, Koum prompts the user to run the application through the browser of Google, the Chrome.
In the meantime, new users WhatsApp on Android, Windows Phone, and BlacBerry who can enjoy these features. IOS-based Apple gadget users still need a little patience. According Koum, there are still restrictions on the Apple platform which makes these new features can not be run.
To activate the feature WhatsApp on PC, the user is prompted to visit the page https://web.whatsapp.com use the Google Chrome browser. Which must be done before is updating WhatsApp app from the app store platform respectively.
In these pages, the user will diminat to login using existing QR Code via the latest version of the application WhatsApp. The trick, of an application to enter the hidangan "WhatsApp Web" to scan (scanning) QR Code that appear on https://web.whatsapp.com in the Chrome browser.
Users did not need to make a new registration for use as web feature is only an extension of the phone. That is, all messages will remain active on the phone.