WhatsApp is right now the most popular instant messaging app. Compared to every other instant messaging apps, WhatsApp provides users with far more features. It’s more than an instant messaging app as it allows you to make voice and video calls also.

Although WhatsApp has a desktop app, the app has focused more on mobile platforms like Android and iOS. The desktop app of WhatsApp still misses out on some essential features like video calling.

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Steps To Make & Receive WhatsApp Calls From PC

The reason why we are talking about WhatsApp is that we recently got a few messages from our users regarding how to make and receive WhatsApp Call on PC. That’s why we have decided to share all working methods to make calls on WhatsApp from the desktop.

1. Using Desktop Application

WhatsApp has a desktop application for Windows PC that can be used to access WhatsApp from the computer. The desktop app can be used to exchange text messages and to make calls. Follow some of the simple steps given below to use the Desktop WhatsApp app.

Step 1. First of all, download and install WhatsApp on your computer.

Install WhatsApp
Install WhatsApp

Step 2. Once installed, open WhatsApp and you will see a screen like below.

WhatsApp's Interface
WhatsApp’s Interface

Step 3. Open WhatsApp on your phone and then tap on Menu > WhatsApp Web.

Step 4. Scan the QR code displayed on your computer screen.

You can only exchange text messages with the WhatsApp desktop app. The video/voice call feature is missing.

2. Using WhatsApp Web

You can also use WhatsApp without installing any desktop app. WhatsApp has a web app that runs inside a browser. So, in this method, we are going to use the WhatsApp web to make and receive WhatsApp calls from PC.

Step 1. First of all, open a web browser on your computer and open web.whatsapp.com

Using WhatsApp Web
Using WhatsApp Web

Step 2. Now you will see a QR code scanner.

QR code scanner
QR code scanner

Step 3. Next, open the WhatsApp Android app and scan the QR sign on the PC.

scan the QR sign on the PC
scan the QR sign on the PC

Step 4. Now the entire interface of WhatsApp will get displayed in your browser.

WhatsApp On PC
WhatsApp On PC

That’s it! You are done. Now you can either make calls or can exchange text messages.

3. Using BlueStack Emulator

Well, BlueStack is one of the best and top-rated Android emulators available for desktop computers. With BlueStack, you can easily run WhatsApp on PC. Not just WhatsApp, but you can also run games like PUBG Mobile on a desktop through BlueStack emulator.

BlueStack Emulator
BlueStack Emulator

Just download and install BlueStack on your Windows PC and then sing up with your Google Account. Once done, install the WhatsApp app from the Google Play Store, and you will be able to use the instant messaging app from desktop.

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Apart from BlueStack, you can use other Android emulators as well. For the complete list of Android emulators for Windows, check out our article –

So, these are the best methods to make and receive WhatsApp calls from PC. I hope this article helped you! Share it with your friends also. If you have any doubts related to this, let us know in the comment box below.


  1. When I make WhatsApp calls on bluestacks, I hear the other party’s voice, but he/she can’t hear me. What could be the problem?


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