Complete Guide on How Mac Users Can Master WhatsApp Web

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WhatsApp is one of the world’s most used instant messaging app where people from different parts of the world use to communicate with their friends and families. Thanks to the developers of WhatsApp, you can now use WhatsApp Web on your MacBook. This article will guide you on how to install WhatsApp on your MacBook and how to make the most of it by just following a few simple steps.

How to Set Up WhatsApp Web on Mac

There are two different ways of setting up the WhatsApp Web app on your Mac. You can choose the option you find easiest.

Download Through Safari

Go to the safari browser on your MacBook and go to the WhatsApp Web download site, where you will find a green download button. Click the button to start the download process.

Download Through App Store 

Go the app store tab on your MacBook and search for ‘WhatsApp Desktop Mac’ in the search bar. Tap on the install option to start the download process.

Final Set up Process

 You can finally set your WhatsApp Web using your iPhone, Android, or BlackBerry WhatsApp mobile application.

Once you have downloaded the WhatsApp Web app on your MacBook, you will see a QR code. To scan the QR code, you will have to open WhatsApp on your phone.

iPhone Users

If you have an iPhone, you will have first to select the option WhatsApp Web/desktop. This will direct you to a scanner from which you can scan your QR code on your MacBook Screen.

Android Users

For Android-based phones, you have to select the settings option from the WhatsApp mobile application that appears in three dots or ‘more options.’ From the settings tab, select WhatsApp Web as it will lead you to a scanner. Use the scanner to scan the QR code on your Mac screen.

Once you have scanned the QR code, you can successfully use the WhatsApp app on your Mac Book and view all your chats.

How to Use WhatsApp on Mac Book

You can use all the WhatsApp features on the WhatsApp Web app on your MacBook. You will be able to see all your contact on one side and chats on the left side of your Mac screen. On the left of your text pad, you will see a smiley face emoji. Through this, you can send all types of emojis to your chat buddies. You will also see the voice note option on the right side of the chat bar from which you will be able to send voice messages, just like how you send it on your phone.

You can also send in media from your MacBook by just dragging the image to the chat you want to send with the help of the cursor. You can reply to your chats using both your phone and MacBook at the same time.  


WhatsApp has over 1.5 billion users per month. Since Facebook got its hands on WhatsApp, the creators have taken tight security measures for WhatsApp Web users especially with its end-to-end encryption by default. Therefore, you do not have to worry about your Mac book or WhatsApp being hacked or corrupted. Don’t waste time, hurry, and start using the WhatsApp Web on your MacBook.