Windows and Mac users can access WhatsApp without phone internet! Know how to do it | How-to

Windows and Mac users can access WhatsApp without phone internet! Know how to do it

WhatsApp Windows App is now available for you to access messages and notifications without even phone internet. Know how to use it

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Aug 18 2022, 23:34 IST
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1/6 Are you bored of seeing and using normal WhatsApp messaging format? The online messaging platform is providing you with the options to change the format of the text to Italic, Bold, Strikethrough and more. Want to try the new WhatsApp text format? Before that you need to know that once you change the style of the text, you will not be able to disable it. (HT_PRINT)
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2/6 How to change WhatsApp text to Italic: In order to change the text inside your messages to Italic, you will have to place an underscore on both sides of the text. For example: _text_. (Reuters)
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3/6 How to change WhatsApp text to Bold: If you want your text to be Bold, you need to place an asterisk on both sides of the text.For example- *text*. (Reuters)
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4/6 How to change WhatsApp text to Strikethrough: To Strikethrough your message, you need to place a tilde on both sides of the text. Here is how- ~text~. (AP)
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5/6 How to change WhatsApp text to Monospace: Now in order to monospace your message, you will have to place three backticks on both sides of the text like this```text```. (Pixabay)
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6/6 You can also use an alternative method to change the format of the text inside WhatsApp message on Android and iPhone. Android users can change the format of WhatsApp text by tapping and holding the text they are entering in the text field, then choose Bold, Italic, or More. You need to tap More to choose Strikethrough or Monospace. While, if you are an iPhone user then you need to tap the text you are entering in the text field, then Select or Select All then B_I_U. After this, you will have to choose Bold, Italic, Strikethrough, or Monospace. (HT_Print)
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The native WhatsApp Windows app is available for you on Windows and Mac which works even when your phone is offline. (WhatsApp)

WhatsApp Web version was replaced way back with the release of a standalone app for Windows users that allows users to receive messages desktop. In the recent development, WhatsApp has now announced that the new web-based desktop app is out of beta, which means users will be able to access the services without the need to log in via a web browser.

WhatsApp confirmed on its support page, "The new WhatsApp desktop app for Windows users is now live. WhatsApp Desktop users have been using our web-based desktop app (WhatsApp Desktop) or our browser-based app (WhatsApp Web). As we're always trying to improve the WhatsApp experience for our users, we're developing apps native to Windows and Mac operating systems.”

According to the instant messaging app, the new app will help to increase reliability and speed. Moreover, it says that it is designed and optimized for your desktop operating system which will help to receive notifications and messages even when your phone is offline. Yes, you don't need to have an active internet connection to access your messages on the Desktop app. Know how to download it on your Windows or Mac system.

How to download the WhatsApp Desktop app

Step 1:

You can try out the latest WhatsApp Desktop app on your Windows laptop or desktop. 

Step 2:

First of all, head on over to the Microsoft Store and find the WhatsApp desktop app on a Windows computer and download it. You can access it directly from here on Windows, while Mac users can get it here. 

Step 3:

Once the download is completed, install it on your PC. Now, open WhatsApp on your smartphone and then tap on the three vertical dots in the top-right corner to access the menu option. 

Step 4:

In the pop-up menu, you need to access the 'Linked Devices' option and then tap on the green button on the next screen. This may ask you to verify by using FaceID, fingerprint scan or password. 

Step 5:

Once the verification is completed, this will enable the desktop app on your desktop. 

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First Published Date: 18 Aug, 19:46 IST
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