Signing in to WhatsApp Web is typically done by scanning a QR code on your iPhone or Android phone. If that’s not doable, you can also link by entering the phone number of your WhatsApp account, which will give you an eight-digit code to key into WhatsApp on your phone to authenticate the link instead. However, the steps are otherwise the same in either case.

How to use WhatsApp Web

WhatsApp Web is as easy to use as the WhatsApp number, and the interface will look familiar.

Step 1: To send a message from your desktop, click on an existing chat or click on the New chat icon and select the contact you wish to interact with. Here, you can see previous chats, if they are saved, or alternately see the message bar at the bottom.

Step 2: Click on the Type a message bar and start chatting.

Step 3: When you’re done with your message, click the Enter key on your keyboard to transmit — or just click on the Send icon.

Step 4: If you want to include documents, images, or recordings, just attach the files from your desktop and send them as you would any other message by clicking on the paper clip Attach icon at the bottom of the current chat.

How to secure WhatsApp Web with a password

Once you’ve logged into WhatsApp Web, your browser will remain logged in and associated with your account until you explicitly log out. However, since logging out will require you to use your phone to sign back in, you be hesitant to do that since you’ll have no way of getting at your messages unless your smartphone is available and online.

Fortunately, BTB Directory  you don’t need to sign out to keep your private messages away from prying eyes. Instead, you can enable a Screen Lock feature in WhatsApp Web that will keep your browser signed in and linked to your account while requiring a password to unlock it.