The social network IM most widespread among smartphones is not necessarily limited to this platform. And is that WhatsApp can be installed on the computer a few simple steps through a program that emulates the operation of an Android phone. Something that can be very useful to keep in touch if you do not have a smartphone, or not wanting to write through the screen, but on a computer keyboard. We tell you how below.
The first is to download the program to simulate the operation of an Android phone into a computer running Windows. This program is called BlueStacks and, although it is still in beta (development) can be used completely functional. You just have to download from their official website and run it. From here starts an installer that guides the user's steps to complete the process in just a few clicks. After that, the program is operating, functioning as a terminal in which you can install different applications and games as well as WhatsApp.
In the main screen appear BlueStacks default installed applications and search bar to find new ones. Specifically, we WhatsApp Messenger, clicking on the result to install, automatically, in this program-terminus. After a few seconds, the application icon appears in the top, along with the rest, as you would in an ordinary Android phone. Click on it to launch and begin the registration process.
As if for the first time you install on a mobile Android WhatsApp, it asks the user to enter a valid phone number to create an account. Here we give a warning. This number must be a line that does not have WhatsApp account, it is not possible to keep this account active social network on two terminals simultaneously. It is therefore a good option to retrieve phone numbers are not being used, or who are in older generation phones can not install WhatsApp them.
Thus, after entering a phone number (indicating the country code previously belonging to the number), the application checks the data and sends a text message with a code of three digits. When you enter, WhatsApp becomes active on the computer and can send and receive messages instantly, as if it were a mobile phone. Of course, you need to enter one by one the phonebook contacts through the Contacts menu to know who writes. Or, if preferred, can be added from within the chat screen, clicking on the number and adding a name.
This way of using WhatsApp is not official, nor has the technical support of this network, but is fully functional. And is that not only can send and receive text messages, also has notifications, group discussions, delivery confirmation, the ability to send pictures and audio picked up by the webcam and microphone on your computer and even send emoticons in conversations. All this as if you had a smartphone hands, but with the convenience of a computer keyboard.