How to Use WhatsApp on Linux Using WhatsApp Web

How to Use WhatsApp on Linux Using WhatsApp Web

The majority of us utilize some Instant Messaging Service of one kind or the other. There are heaps of IM customers, which are getting consideration of young people specially, WhatsApp is one of them.

Established in the year 2009 by Brian Acton and Jan Koum, previous hurray representatives, at present WhatsApp utilized by approximately 800 million individuals around the world and considering the total populace now which is 7.2 billion, each ninth individuals on this planet is utilizing WhatsApp. This measurements is sufficient to state how well known WhatsApp is, regardless of the reality right now informing administration is confronting boycott or danger to boycott in a few nations of the world.

Facebook gained WhatsApp by paying $19 billion milestone sum in the principal quarter of Year 2014. From that point forward a couple of highlights have been added to WhatsAPP like Call and Web customer are worth to make reference to.

What is Web Client Feature of WhatsApp

In January this year (2015) WhatsApp accompanied the component called Web Client. Utilizing Web Client include, makes it conceivable to get to WhatsApp on Computer by means of a HTTP web browser.

I’ve tried it on my Linux box and it worked with no issue. The best thing is it don’t expect you to download and install any bit of Application/programming on your Device (Mobile Phone and Linux Box).

This article targets hurling light on setting a Web customer for WhatsApp on Linux work area.

Things you should know about Web Client

  • Web Client is an augmentation of your phone.
  • The HTTP Web Browser reflect discussion and message from your mobile device.
  • All your message and discussion sits at your mobile device.
  • Your mobile device must stay associated with the web while it is reflected by HTTP browser.


  • A Working Internet Connection (Preferably boundless).
  • An Andriod Phone. we have not tried anyway device on other stage should work.
  • Most recent rendition of WhatsApp.
  • A Linux box with a HTTP Web Browser based usefulness thus any GUI based Linux circulation (likewise Windows and Mac) should work out of the box.

How to Use WhatsApp Web on your Linux

  • QR Code : This is a protected code which lets you synchronize your phone to Linux box over HTTP browser. Hold me marked in check-box : This will keep you marked in until you click sign out.
  • Significant: If you are on an open PC you ought to most likely UN-check the “Keep me marked in” check-box.
  • Presently open WhatsApp on your phone and go to Menu and snap on ‘WhatsApp Web’.
  • You will get an interface where a green level line is climbing down to check the QR code. Simply direct your Mobile device camera toward the QR code on the web browser screen of your PC (allude point #1 above).
  • When you examine the QR code, your WhatsApp discussion gets synchronize on your Linux machine through HTTP web Browser. All your discussions are still on your phone and you may get to them in any event, when it is associated over web.
  • All you have to guarantee is a solid and predictable Internet Connection, Preferably a wireless association with the goal that transporter charge wont make a gap in your pocket.
  • You may check/answer/keep discussion on your Linux box. Additionally you may see contact subtleties in the correct sheet.
  • On the off chance that you have to logout, you may tap on the Menu and snap logout.
  • On the off chance that you click “shareit for windows xp” on your mobile device when it is associated over Internet to a Linux PC you will see that it shows subtleties of Last dynamic login data viz., Browser, Geographical Location, Type of OS (counting engineering). You have the choice to logout.
  • Recollect you can have just one example of WhatsApp web on your PC. On the off chance that you guide another tab toward same location , while it is open in another tab, the latest tab will show your whatsApp synchronize and all other tab which recently was running WhatsApp web will show cautioning something like underneath.


There is nothing more you can anticipate from this WhatsApp Web. Nor is this an advanced science still for the individuals who have a business over WhatsApp or requirements to message all the day however discover QWERTY Keypad and contact screen uncomfortable to type, this is the apparatus for you.

For individuals like us who keeps invests a great deal of energy in Computer need not get the phone to check is there is a signal for approaching WhatsApp Message. All I need is to divert my browser to and check is something is vital or not. May be somebody addresses that it will make them fiend to WhatsApp, the opposite side of this is you won’t get hindered while working (no compelling reason to check another device).

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