WeChat developed by a Chinese investment holding company, Tencent is an all-purpose application that works as a messaging and social as well as mobile payment app. WeChat helps you to keep in touch with your friends by providing various communication features like messages, calls and media sharing. It also comes multiple other interesting features that makes it a popular choice among 1 billion people. It was also named as a “super app” for its all-purpose functions and multiple platform support. It supports a number of operating systems including android, iOS, Blackberry, Symbian and Windows. Not only that this creative application has also launched a web client to make it possible for its users to have access to WeChat from their computers along with their mobile devices.
About WeChat Web:
WeChat Web is the web extension of the mobile application which allows to continue your chats with your friends from your PC. The web version possess the messaging and calling features of the mobile application and it also has file transfer options. Even though this version has nearly all the features of the mobile app, some of the features like Moments, Location sharing and nearby people detection are restricted in this version but it allows you to view the chat histories that your friends have forwarded so this version is somewhat a stripped down version of the mobile app. Logging in to WeChat Web doesn’t require any username or password. It uses your phone to login to your account by verifying a QR code. This web extension mirrors your mobile account so that you can communicate with your contacts from your desktop.
Features of WeChat Web
- Browser Support
This web client isn’t a single browser restricted. It has supports for multiple browsers. You can get access to WeChat Web using various browsers like Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox etc.
- Typing Made Easy
The web version uses your computers keyboard to type out the messages which makes typing messages faster and is more convenient. You get to type long messages and save your time on typing.
- File Transfer
This version allows you a file transfer option which comes in handy while moving files back and forth without actually sending them to people. The ‘File Moving Assistant’ folder lets you move files back and forth and also serves as a space to store your important notes and docs.
You can text your friends right from where you left off. The chat threads are in sync with your mobile application’s chat so that you can enjoy uninterrupted texting over web.
How to Use WeChat Web:
Using WeChat Web is very simple. You just need your phone to login to your account via a QR code verification. To login to WeChat Web follow this steps:
- Open the application on your mobile and from the options go to WeChat Web.
- Now open the WeChat website from your computer. You’ll see a large QR code displayed on screen.
- Verify this code using your phone’s QR code scanner.
- Once the code is scanned successfully, click on Ok on your phone.
- You will now get access to your account on the web extension. Remember to keep your WeChat mobile application open while chatting on web as your phone serves the purpose of the server it needs to be active and connected to the internet.