How to use WhatsApp in Android Tablet/iPad or PC

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How to use WhatsApp in Android Tablet

WhatsApp, has gained continuously massive users since it got launched. In the year 2018, it recorded one and a half billion users across the globe. This simple to use messenger app requires a mobile number. However, to use this App, you need a mobile number, also a phone android or an iPhone.

But what if you want to text someone on your Tablet, there can be scenarios when you don’t want to use your phone for WhatsApp. Maybe you left your phone at home, or perhaps you want to use  WhatsApp on your office computer where you don’t have access to your phone. Whatever the situation maybe there are methods in which you can use WhatsApp application on your Android Tablets as well as computer PC. Continue reading to know-how:

Guide to Install WhatsApp on Android Tablets

Method 1: Install WhatsApp by downloading APK

Step 1: Start the process by enabling unknown resources on your Tablet. For that Open the setting App then go to securities and select unknown sources.

Step 2: Open up any browser of your choice and type WhatsApp download, you will get directed to the download page of WhatsApp.

Step 3: Tap on the WhatsApp.apk link to download the application.

Step 4: After you have installed App on your Tablet, you will receive the OTP code on your provided phone if your number. You can type in the OTP by looking at your mobile phone if it’s nearby.

Step 5: As you are using a tablet without a Sim card, you will not receive an automated code on your Tablet. If you are not even allowed for the manual code insertion, then you will have to wait for five minutes. Within this period, you will receive another option of verification select that option to receive a one-time code on your phone.

Step 6: Enter the code in your Android Tablet, and that’s it, your installation will complete.

Note that, if your Tablet has a Sim card slot, the verification process can be more straightforward. The code will appear on your iPad, and it will automatically set the code in the code section.

Method 2: Get WhatsApp on Android Tablet/ iPad or PC through WhatsApp Web

Another method to use WhatsApp on your iPad is through your browser. WhatsApp Web is a feature launched by Whatsapp which allows the user to open their WhatsApp account (Existing account) on the browser as a website called WhatsApp web. This method is also applicable with PC, windows, or mac you use WhatsApp on any device.

Here is how you can use Whatsapp web on your browser

Step 1: Open any browser of your choice on your Android Tablet.

Step 2: In the search Bar Type web.whatsapp.com and press enter.

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Step 3: Android Tabs are one kind of mobile version so that you will be redirected to the mobile version of WhatsApp (whatsapp.com). If you look forward to the desktop version, Tap on the three dots displayed on the menu bar a drop-down menu will appear, select Desktop site.

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Step 4: This above process will redirect you to the whatsapp.com. You will see a QR code on your Android Screen. Now open WhatsApp on your Android phone.

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Step 5: Tap on the three dots at the top right corner of your screen, go to the WhatsApp web.

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If you are using an iPhone, click on Settings and then tap on WhatsApp Web/Desktop.

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Step 6: Allow WhatsApp to access your phone camera if you have not enabled it yet. The scanner will appear on your phone’s screen, place the scanner on the QR code displayed on your Tablet’s screen.

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Once you scan qrcode, you will see your WhatsApp display on your Android tablet or PC. All the messages will appear on display; you can even download Whatsapp pictures on your Tablet or computer through WhatsApp Web. 

Method 3: Guide to Install WhatsApp on PC through BlueStacks

If you want to use WhatsApp on your PC regularly, then it’s better to have WhatsApp installed on the computer. So you will not need your phone every time you want to access WhatsApp on your computer. To do so, you will need a software called Bluestack, which is an Android Emulator on your computer.

Step 1: Download the BlueStacks App on your computer (tap the link).

Step 2: Complete Set the Bluestack emulator software once it gets downloaded. Setting up includes signing in with your Google account details and setting up other features.

Step 3: Once the App is set up, it will look like the Google play store on your Android device.

Step 4: Now open the Download page of WhatsApp and from there get the WhatsApp APK file.

Step 5: Now the APK file directly open from Bluestacks, if not then manually open it from Bluestacks.

Step 6: You will get all the instructions to set WhatsApp on your screen, follow them as directed. That’s how you can install whatsapp application on your computer.

you will see whatsapp shortcut on your PC, that’s when you know your App installed. You can now use WhatsApp by just clicking on the desktop icon!

Setup & Activate WhatsApp on Android Tablet

To complete the Activation of WhatsApp, you need to provide your mobile number. WhatsApp sends a one-time verification code to complete the setup process of WhatsApp on Android Tablet, and you will be required to provide WhatsApp with a Mobile Phone Number so that WhatsApp can send you a confirmation SMS. However, if you don’t have your sim card on Tablet you can still verify your account, follow the steps below on your Android Tablet

Step 1: Open WhatsApp on your Android Tablet by tapping on WhatsApp Icon.

Step 2: On the Welcome screen, tap on Agree & Continue. On the next screen, enter your Country, Phone Number, and tap on Next.

Step 3: Next, you will see “SMS Verification Failed” Message, tap on CALL ME to receive an automated phone call from WhatsApp.

Note down the verification code sent by WhatsApp for use in the next step.

Step 4: On the next screen, verify your Phone Number by entering the Verification Code as provided by WhatsApp.

Once your Phone Number is verified, WhatsApp will become active, and you will be able to use WhatsApp on your Android Tablet.

To check if it’s working on your Tablet, send a text message to one of your contacts.

We hope you found this article useful, Using these methods you can easily access your WhatsApp account on any Android tablet as well as Computers, no need to look into your every time a WhatsApp message pops of you can listen to your Tablet when you access it.  

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