How can I use WhatsApp on PC without phone?
You can use the WhatsApp app not only with your smartphone. Users who are hard or uncomfortable typing on a small keyboard, the question arises, how to install “WhatsApp” on a computer without a phone. You will need a phone number, Internet access, a PC or a laptop and a little time.
Install WhatsApp app on PC using emulator
The emulator is a program that allows you to simulate the environment of an Android device on any operating system: Windows, Linux, macOS. The most popular emulators are BlueStacks, Nox, Menu, and Kmplayer. You can install them for free, using the official website or a proven service. With these programs, it is possible to download applications developed for Android to a personal computer. You can register “WhatsApp” without a QR code and without the need to synchronize with the application on your smartphone.
To install “WhatsApp” using the emulator:
- Install the program on your computer by downloading it from the official website. You can choose an emulator for both weak PCs and devices with large RAM.
- Enter the program. To do this, you need to register in the “Google” – account: get mail in the system.
- Search for WhatsApp.
- Follow the installation wizard instructions. You will only need to go to your profile.
To use the emulator version of “WhatsApp”, you do not need a smartphone as such. All you need is a registered phone number. And it can even belong to a landline phone. In this case, select a call as the activation method. You can enter the profile by confirming the number’s ownership with an SMS code or a voice call.
WhatsApp is available in desktop version only for Windows 8.1+ or Mac OS X 10.10 and later. This method is not suitable if your operating system on the computer is older or is Linux. If the parameters are suitable, you need to go to the official website of “WhatsApp” and in the “Download” section choose your OS and bit depth.
The system will prompt you to download the download file and open it. It remains to wait for the installation of the program and after the launch to scan the QR code to log in. To scan the QR code, you need to go to the mobile application “WhatsApp” in the menu or settings and select “WhatsApp Web”. A QR scanner will open, which will allow you to access your account with all the saved data.