WhatsApp Login made Easy: The Ultimate Guide (2022)

updated on 26 July 2022

Looking to know how to log in to WhatsApp Web or WhatsApp Desktop? You're at the right place.

With recent updates & changes, WhatsApp now allows you to use WhatsApp & WhatsApp Business App on up to 5 devices (1 Mobile + 4 PCs).

This is a quick-fire guide on how to do WhatsApp Login for Web using an Android or iPhone device.

If you're a business that wants to reach a wide audience, we'll also look at how to create & log in to your WhatsApp Business API Account.

So, let's get started.

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How to Login to WhatsApp Web (from an Android Device)

WhatsApp Login for Web on Android
WhatsApp Login for Web on Android

To implement WhatsApp Login on Chrome or desktop from an android, make sure that you are logged in to WhatsApp on your Mobile device to scan the QR Code.

Follow the below steps to implement WhatsApp Login for Web, if you're an Android User:

  1. Open WhatsApp/ WhatsApp Business App on your mobile & tap the Three dots on the top right corner
  2. Tap on 'Linked Devices'.
  3. Click 'Link a Device'. This will fire up a QR Code Scanner.
  4. Now, go to WhatsApp Web on your PC.
  5. You'll see a QR Code on the WhatsApp Web Page.
  6. Scan the QR Code with the scanner on your mobile.
  7. That's it! Magic Done.

You've now successfully implemented WhatsApp Login through an Android device. 

How to Login to WhatsApp Web (from an iPhone Device)

WhatsApp Login for Web on iPhone
WhatsApp Login for Web on iPhone

If you're an iPhone user, the steps vary a little!

Follow the below steps to implement WhatsApp Login for Web, if you're an iPhone User:

  1. Open WhatsApp/ WhatsApp Business App on your iPhone
  2. Go to settings
  3. Click 'Linked Devices'.
  4. This will fire up a QR Code Scanner.
  5. Now, go to WhatsApp Web on your PC.
  6. You'll see a QR Code on the WhatsApp Web Page.
  7. Scan the QR Code with the scanner on your mobile.
  8. That's it! Magic Done.

You're now successfully Logged in & ready to use WhatsApp web.

How to use WhatsApp web without a Smartphone?

The latest update on WhatsApp & WhatsApp Business Apps now allow users to use WhatsApp Web independently, without connecting a smartphone.

Earlier, this was not possible. You needed to be have your smartphone connected at all times to use WhatsApp web.

To use WhatsApp Web without having your smartphone connected at all times, follow these steps

  1. Open WhatsApp/ WhatsApp Business App on your phone
  2. Go to settings
  3. Click 'Linked Devices'.
  4. This will fire up a QR Code Scanner.
  5. Now, go to WhatsApp Web on your PC.
  6. You'll see a QR Code on the WhatsApp Web Page.
  7. Scan the QR Code with the scanner on your mobile.
  8. That's it! Magic Done.

You'll now be able to use WhatsApp without phone on PC. It will continue running even if you turn off your Mobile Device.

Are you looking to reach Global Audiences on WhatsApp?

For small & individual businesses, WhatsApp Business App is a great choice.

Read: How to setup WhatsApp Business Account

But, if you're a large business looking to use WhatsApp to reach audiences at scale, then WhatsApp Business won't be the right choice for you!

There are multiple limitations of the WhatsApp Business App such as:

1. WhatsApp Broadcast Limit of 256 users. Also, it will only reach people who have added you to their contacts. 

2. No option to track analytics

3. Can't track agent's performance.

4. Can't integrate WhatsApp Chatbot to automate customer support

5. No option to Integrate with 3rd party Software & CRMs 

6. Automated Notifications are not available

7. Can't send Messages with Clickable Buttons

8. Getting a WhatsApp Green Tick isn't possible 

So, what's the solution to these limitations raised by WhatsApp Business App? 

Connect with Global Audiences at Scale with WhatsApp Business API

To solve these limitations, Meta launched WhatsApp Business API back in 2018 along with the WhatsApp Business App.

WhatsApp Business API is one of the most powerful means to connect with Global audiences at scale. But, you'd need the help of a WhatsApp Business Partner like AiSensy to get started.

This is because WhatsApp doesn't provide you with a platform or an app to use WhatsApp Business API.

AiSensy is an official WhatsApp Business API-based platform, using which you can:

  1. Send WhatsApp Broadcast to unlimited users in one go
  2. Automate notifications for events like Order Confirmation, payment links, delivery updates & more
  3. Install WhatsApp Chatbots to automate customer support
  4. Use WhatsApp Business for multiple users
  5. Get verified Green Tick for your business
    And much more...

How to get started with WhatsApp Business API with AiSensy?

1. Signup on AiSensy App

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Go to AiSensy Signup Page by clicking here & choose, "Continue with Google"

Choose the Gmail account where you want to receive communication from AiSensy Team.

2. Add Personal & Company Details

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  • Enter your personal WhatsApp Mobile Number on which you want to receive the communications from AiSensy Team.
  • Once done, click on the “Complete Sign Up” button to proceed ahead.

3. Create your first AiSensy Project

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  • Enter your Business Project Name and click “Create & Continue” to create your very first AiSensy Business Project.
  • The Project Name is for the Businesses’ internal understanding.
  • E.g If you have different WhatsApp API numbers for different departments/ businesses, it'd be better to enter the department name/ Business name as the project name to prevent confusion. Like Finance, Marketing, etc.

4. You've now entered the 14-Day FREE Trial

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You've now entered your 14-Day FREE Trial which includes:

  • Free WhatsApp Business API Verification
  • Free 2000 Monthly Active Users
  • Free 50 WhatsApp Conversation Credits
  • Access all features & get going!

To know more, check out how to apply for WhatsApp Business API with AiSensy.

Before you Leave

This was how you implement WhatsApp Login on web & for WhatsApp Business API.

If you're looking to know more about WhatsApp Business API to increase your sales, this WhatsApp Business API guide will be a helpful resource.

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