WhatsApp Web

WhatsApp web is a desktop version of WhatsApp Messenger launched on 21 January 2015 for android, blackberry, and window phone users only. But later the company launched it for iOS and Nokia users as well. Now you can also operate your web.whatsapp.com on your computer and laptop.

How to use WhatsApp Web via web browser on PC or Laptop?

  • Open WhatsApp on your mobile device.
  • Tap on the Settings Icon  and open WhatsApp Web/Desktop.
  • Now, open web.whatsapp.com on a web browser on your PC.
  • Scan the on-screen QR Code using the WhatsApp Scanner from your mobile phone.
  • As you scan the QR Code, your WhatsApp account will be now accessible through your PC.
  • All the messages will be synced across and anything that you do one device will be applicable to both.

How to see status in whatsapp.web?

You can see the status on web WhatsApp; there is the standard ‘Status icon,’ the one with broken arched lines in a circle. It is located on the top left corner with the Chat and Menu option. You can click on it, and then you will see the list of people with status, you can click on any person to see their status. 

WhatsApp Web shortcuts

WhatsApp Web also provides many convenient keyboard shortcuts that allow you to complete certain actions faster. Here are some commonly used keyboard shortcuts:

  • Ctrl + N: Create a new chat
  • Ctrl + Shift + ]: Next chat
  • Ctrl + Shift + [: Previous chat
  • Ctrl + E: Search contacts
  • Ctrl + Shift + M: Mute/unmute chat
  • Ctrl + Backspace: Delete selected chat
  • Ctrl + Shift + U: Mark chat as read
  • Ctrl + Shift + N: Create a new group