WhatsApp is an instant messaging app particularly popular. Each day, it connects more than a billion people around the world. It allows you to send messages, share photos, videos, and place calls, audio and video .. And all this via Wifi or your internet data.
You are an unconditional fan of WhatsApps on your iPhone, and you want to use it on your iPad ? There is no official application WhatsApp for the iPad, but there is an alternative ! Check out the below.
Use WhatsApp on iPad with WhatsApp Web.
WhatsApp is not a native application, that is to say, it has not been created for use on the iPad. To work around this problem, you can go through the service WhatsApp Webn that connects to your account WhatsApp installed on your iPhone.
It will transfer your messages, photos and videos on your iPad and give you the ability to send and receive.
To use WhatsApp on your iPad using WhatsApp Web, you’ll need to go through Safari :
1 – Open Safari from your Apple tablet and go to WhatsApp Web. You will see that it does not return to the interface of WhatsApp Web, but to the home page of WhatsApp.
2 – Go to the URL bar, the Action button appears in the top right (a rectangle with an arrow pointing to the top). Two rows appear. Scroll second and select desktop Version of the site.
The page should reload and display the interface of WhatsApp Web with a QR code. It is a bar code in two dimensions in which the data relating to an application, for example to decode with a smartphone.
3 – With your iPhone, go to Settings → WhatsApp Web and then scan the QR code to pair it to your iPad.
4 – The page to reload again and displays all the messages, photos and videos of the most recent that you have been sent.
There are two major drawbacks to this technique. The first is that you will not be able to send voice messages because Safari is not officially compatible with WhatsApp.
The second is that contrary to a use on a Mac or PC, the notifications from web browsers are not compatible with iOS. Therefore you will not receive notifications for your incoming messages.
Apart from that and a few minor bugs, this service is rather easy to use and is a good alternative.
According to the website WABetaInfo, it would seem that the version of WhatsApp is exclusive to the iPad would be in the pipes ! Case to follow..