Download WhatsApp for PC (Windows 8, 7, Vista and XP)

Sep 4, 2013

WhatsApp Messenger is a popular mobile messaging application. It allows users to send messages free of cost. This messenger app works on iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Symbian and Nokia S40 devices. But it is also possible to install and run WhatsApp on a PC. Interested? Continue to learn how and download WhatsApp for your computer.

It is possible to run Android apps on a Windows computer. For that we need an Android emulator or app player such as BlueStacks. As WhatsApp Messenger is available for Android, it is obvious that we can install and run it on a PC. Follow the steps below.

WhatsApp Messenger

Install WhatsApp on PC:

  1. Start BlueStacks App Player.
  2. When the program completes loading, go to search and type Whatsapp and press Find button.
  3. Search results will be presented. Press the Install button next to WhatsApp Messenger.
  4. BlueStacks will search App Stores to let you download the app. Select the preferred source.
  5. BlueStacks WhatsApp Download

  6. WhatsApp Messenger will be downloaded and installed. Once completed, you’ll see a notification on your taskbar.

How to Run WhatsApp on PC?

  1. Start BlueStacks App Player.
  2. Go to the home screen and find WhatsApp. Double click or tap to open WhatsApp Messenger.

Alternative method of installing WhatsApp:

For this method, you need an Android emulator installed on your PC. Also, you need WhatsApp Messenger APK file. You can get the APK file from multiple sources online. Just try a search using your favorite search engine. WhatsApp official site also have WhatsApp.apk download link.

  1. Download WhatsApp apk file.
  2. Once download is complete, open the WhatsApp.apk file using your Android emulator.
  3. Complete installation and enjoy WhatsApp on your PC.

Note: WhatsApp messenger is meant for mobile devices. To get most of WhatsApp, you should use it on a mobile device.

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