WhatsApp's New Desktop App for Windows: How to Download It on Your PC

WhatsApp's New Desktop App for Windows: How to Download It on Your PC

Unlike the web-based WhatsApp Desktop, this new app is native to Windows.

messaging application For Windows, WhatsApp has already published a native desktop software, and it is now working on a Mac version.

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WhatsApp Web, an app for browsers, and WhatsApp Desktop, a web-based desktop app, are part of the Windows app collection.

The new software is native rather than web-based. Hence, it should be significantly faster and more efficient, based on a review of the company's Help Center page.

How to get the WhatsApp desktop app for Windows

Download the application on your Windows computer from the Microsoft Store.

Make sure you have the latest version of WhatsApp on your mobile phone. Open the mobile app.

If you're on an iPhone, tap Settings. If you're on an Android, tap Additional Options.

Touch your phone's Link Devices button.

A QR code will appear on the desktop app. Point the camera of your cell phone at it.