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How to Use WhatsApp Web

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How to Use WhatsApp Web on Desktop

WhatsApp Web is a browser version of the popular WhatsApp Messenger chat and video/voice calling app that we all know from iOS and Android. Desktop WhatsApp comes in two flavors — a downloadable system app for Mac and Windows or the ability to operate directly from the browser

Log in

To log in to WhatsApp on WhatsApp Web, WhatsApp Desktop, or Portal, you need to use your phone to scan the QR code.

  1. Open WhatsApp on your phone. If you have an:
    • Android: Tap the CHATS tab > More optionsWhatsApp Web.
    • iPhone: Tap Settings > WhatsApp Web/Desktop.
  2. Use your phone to scan the QR code on your computer or Portal. If you’re logged in to another device when trying to scan the QR code, you’ll have to tap:
    • AndroidScan QR code
    • iPhoneScan QR Code
  3. If prompted, tap or select Done.

Note: You can only be logged into one session at a time across WhatsApp Web, WhatsApp Desktop, and Portal.

Log out

You can log out of WhatsApp from WhatsApp Web or Desktop.

  1. Open WhatsApp Web or WhatsApp Desktop.
  2. Click Menu or  above your chats list > Log out.
og out on Android

Alternatively, on Android, you can log out of WhatsApp Web, WhatsApp Desktop, or Portal device from your phone.

  1. Open WhatsApp.
  2. Tap the CHATS tab > More options > WhatsApp Web.
  3. Tap the computer or Portal listed > LOG OUT.
Log out from all devices

To log out of WhatsApp from all devices at once, including WhatsApp Web, WhatsApp Desktop, or Portal, you can use your phone.

  • Android: Open WhatsApp, then tap the CHATS tab > More options > WhatsApp Web > Log out from all devices > LOG OUT.
  • iPhone: Open WhatsApp, then tap Settings > WhatsApp Web/Desktop > Log out from all devices > Log out.