As you may know already “WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp Messenger is available for iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and Nokia and yes, those phones can all message each other! Because WhatsApp Messenger uses the same internet data plan that you use for email and web browsing, there is no cost to message and stay in touch with your friends”.
In addition to basic messaging iPhone, Android, Nokia and BlackBerry WhatsApp Messenger users can send each other unlimited images, video and audio media messages. Now considering all this some users like to use whatsapp on their PC Computer, however this may sound strange as Whatsapp is designed for mobile platforms like ios, android, blackberry and nokia phones but still one can use the whatsapp using android, ios simulator, Symbian simulator which can install and can run whatsapp etc.
There are many options in terms of available simulators, if you want to use for almost all of these platforms. For android you can setup android simulator online – you can download different simulators from this page, if you are wondering how to setup android simulator follow this guide by howtogeek. You can also look for online android and ios simulators but make sure that they support installing apps like whatsapp some of them are found here and here, but I m not sure if they can be used to install apps. If you don’t want to setup, you can also download a full ready android simulator which you can install, from addictive tips from here
Here is how an android simulator looks like as shown in the image below.
Another way of using whatsapp from your PC if you have iphone, then you can run whatsapp on your iphone and control it remotely as shown in the image below.
However in order to control your iphone you will need to jailbreak your iphone and install veency on it and then control it with your computer using a VNC client like TightVNC – to know more in detail on how to do all this, you can read this guide here
Note: At the time when you need connect your iphone with your computer, make sure that both the computer and iphone are connected to the same wifi network which is required and the default root password for iphone is alpine
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