How to Set up and Use WhatsApp on iPad

WhatsApp has consistently remained the most popular messaging app on Android and iOS. From sending instant messages to making full-fledged video calls and processing payments, there is a lot WhatsApp is capable of.

Use WhatsApp Native App on iPad via TestFlight

In September 2023, WhatsApp for iPad native app was made available via TestFlight, WhatsApp number iOS’s beta app testing tool. While the native  app for iPad has not been released as a stable version, you can still access the app if you have access to  beta on TestFlight.

Use WhatsApp on iPad via WhatsApp Web

Though WhatsApp on iPad is still in Beta, the new  multi-device feature makes it quite straightforward to start using on iPad. BTB Directory All you need to do is a simple one-time setup, and then you’re good to go. What’s more, you don’t even need to keep your smartphone online, and you can directly use on the iPad.

Here’s how you can set up WhatsApp on iPad:

  • Head over to the WhatsApps Web website in Safari on your iPad. You should see a QR code on the screen.
  • On your Android phone or iPhone, go to WhatsApp Settings -> Linked Devices. Here, tap on ‘Link a Device’.
  • Scan the QR code displayed on your iPad, and WhatsApp will get linked to your iPad browser.

That’s it, you can now start using WhatsApps on iPad without even needing to keep your smartphone online. Do note that the first time you connect your  account to your iPad, it might take a while for all the messages to be downloaded, depending on your network speed as well as the number of messages you have on WhatsApps.

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