With the introduction of Whatsapp Web which enables you to run and use whatsapp messenger on computer without emulator software, i just have to admit that the chat client has stolen my heart as the best chatting service.
The feature was introduced few weeks back and i will graciously say i have been flexing it.
No more do i need to have divided attention in regards operating my laptop and replying important whatsapp messages on my phone. Now, i could do everything on my computer while my phone is placed pretty distant from me.
What that means is, i do not necessarily need to have my phone close. I can chat with contacts on the messaging app without having to toggle between my computer and my phone. How cool is that?!
When the whatsapp web feature was newly introduced, it could only be used on Google Chrome browser. Thankfully, you can now use it with the Mozilla Firefox browser.
All that is required is to install a simple add on plugin on firefox which does the magic.
How To Use Whatsapp Web On Mozilla Firefox Browser
For those of us whose favorite browser is the mozilla firefox, no more do you have to toggle between google chrome and Firefox all in a bid to replying messages on the mobile application.
Now, all can do done from the comfort of one PC browser. In this case, Mozilla Firefox!
- Simply download the Whatsapp Web Add-On Here. No need to get scared of data, it’s just about 8.4KB.
- After successfully downloaded, click on Add to Firefox and choose to install it. Make sure it is also activated.
- After the plugin has been successfully installed and activated, on the Firefox address bar, visit web.whatsapp.com.
- Scan your QR bar code and the client should automatically mirror your phone with your computer thereby showing you all your current chats.
At this point, you can start receiving and sending messages using the PC client. However, please do make sure to keep internet active on both your mobile device and your computer.
Both devices do not need to be connected to the same internet connection (e.g, WiFi network) for it to work. Just be sure that both device has got active internet connection.
I am honestly waiting for the call feature to be officially introduced on whatsapp. Can’t wait to start rocking free calls and say welcome to a huge decline in mobile phone recharges due to calls.
Update: WhatsApp has launched the free Video and voice calling feature. More information on that can be read here.