How to use WhatsApp on PC via BlueStacks

WhatsApp is one of the most famous instant messaging apps in the world. WhatsApp is available for various platforms like Android, iOS, Windows, macOS, etc. There are 3 most common ways to use WhatsApp on PC – by installing WhatsApp official application on your PC, via WhatsApp web, and use WhatsApp on PC via BlueStacks.

In this tutorial, we are going to explain, how to use WhatsApp on Windows PC using the BlueStacks Android emulator. BlueStacks is a famous android emulator. You can also use BlueStacks for playing Android games on your PC.

SEE ALSO: How to speed-up BlueStacks without Hanging your PC?

ALTERNATIVE
1. You can install Android Marshmallow 6.0 based Remix OS on your PC along with your existing Windows and enjoy all android apps and games on big screen.
2. You can also install Google Play Store in Windows 11 and run Android apps natively.

Install and Use WhatsApp on PC via BlueStacks

Make sure that you have already installed the BlueStacks Android emulator on your PC. You can download it from the official website. So, let’s check the steps.

Step 1: Install BlueStacks on Your PC

After you have downloaded the BlueStacks installer, run it by double-clicking the downloaded file. We are using BlueStacks 4 in this tutorial. You can also install the latest BlueStacks 5 on your PC.

After launching the installer, click on YES when UAC Prompt asks for your permissions. The installation wizard will show up, click on Install Now to continue the installation.

BlueStacks 4 - click Install Now - install whatsapp on pc
BlueStacks 4 – click Install Now

It will download the latest version of BlueStacks and install it on your PC. After installation is complete, click on the Complete button to launch BlueStacks. We will use BlueStacks to install WhatsApp on PC.

Click Complete to exit BlueStacks installation wizard
Click Complete to exit the BlueStacks installation wizard

Launching BlueStacks for the first time might take some time.

SEE ALSO: How to Increase CPU and RAM in BlueStacks 3, 4 and 5?


Step 2: Sign in with Google Account

After launching BlueStacks for the first time, you will have to set up your Google Account on it to use Google Play Store services. This process is the same as on your Android phone. On the welcome screen, select the language and click on the LET’S GO button.

Click Let's Go to start initial setup
Click Let’s Go to start the initial setup

Next, sign in with your Google account.

Sign in with your Google Account
Sign in with your Google Account

After successful sign-in, agree to terms and conditions.

Accept license agreement
Accept license agreement

Step 3: Install WhatsApp from Play Store on BlueStacks

After successful sign-in, you will be taken to the BlueStacks’ home page. Here click on the Play Store icon to open the Play Store.

Click on Play Store icon at the bottom in BlueStacks 4
Click on the Play Store icon at the bottom

In the Play Store, search for “whatsapp” and click on INSTALL to install WhatsApp on PC using BlueStacks.

Search and install WhatsApp from Play Store in BlueStacks - install WhatsApp on PC
Search and install WhatsApp from Play Store in BlueStacks

After installation, click on the OPEN button to launch WhatsApp.

Launch WhatsApp after installation - install WhatsApp on PC using BlueStacks
Launch WhatsApp after installation

Step 4: Start WhatsApp and Enter your Phone Number

Now WhatsApp setup will start, click on AGREE AND CONTINUE.

Agree WhatsApp terms
Click AGREE AND CONTINUE

Select your country code and enter your mobile number. Click NEXT to get OTP.

Register your Mobile number
Register your Mobile number

Enter the OTP you receive on your phone.


Step 5: Configure WhatsApp on your PC via BlueStacks

WhatsApp will ask you to allow permissions for Contacts and Media just like on your Android phone. Click on CONTINUE.

Click Continue to allow permissions to WhatsApp
Click Continue to allow permissions to WhatsApp

Next, you will see a popup for allowing Contacts and Media permissions. Click on ALLOW on both pop-ups.

Allow access to Contacts and Media
Allow access to Contacts and Media

Next, you will see an option to restore your WhatsApp backup from your Google account if you have already created one. You can choose to RESTORE or SKIP.

Restore or Skip WhatsApp backup - Install WhatsApp on PC BlueStacks
Restore or Skip WhatsApp backup

SEE ALSO: How to Install Two WhatsApp accounts in your Phone with Chat Backup?


Step 6: Use WhatsApp on PC via BlueStacks

Next, you will set up your WhatsApp profile. Select a photo for your profile and enter your Name. Finally, click OK.

Update WhatsApp profile info
Update WhatsApp profile info

You have successfully set up your WhatsApp on BlueStacks on your Windows PC. All your contacts (which are stored in your Google account) will show up in WhatsApp. You can now chat with your friends and family members just like you do on your phone.

Chat on WhatsApp on PC via BlueStacks - install WhatsApp on PC
Chat on WhatsApp on PC via BlueStacks

Enjoy WhatsApp on PC using BlueStacks

You are done here. You can enjoy WhatsApp on your PC using BlueStacks. Besides WhatsApp, you can also download and install other applications and games on BlueStacks. You just need to use Play Store just like on your Android phone. If your BlueStacks is not working smoothly, you can check these tips to speed up your BlueStacks. Feel free to comment if you face any problems.

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