How to Use Whatsapp (or any other Mobile Phone App) on Your PC/Mac

If you have been limited to use some mobile phone app simply because you don't have a smart phone or because you don't want to spend too much on phone bills, this short tutorial will show you how you can easily install and use any mobile phone application on your PC/Mac so you can access it anytime you are on your internet connected PC/Mac.

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To do this for your windows PC or Mac, please follow the steps below;

1. Download and install Bluestacks App player

Get the latest bluestacks app player from Make sure you install after downloading it.

2. Run the bluestacks app player and install Whatsapp (or any other App you want)

After the bluestacks app player completely load on your PC/Mac, you will need to search for Whatsapp or any other app you want. Click the search button (on top right hand corner) and search for Whatsapp. 

You will see Whatsapp on the list. Click on "Install".

After that the bluestacks app player will search for Amazon app store, Google Play and some other markets for Whatsapp availability and it will let you choose which market that you want to complete the download.

I'll advise you to download from Google Play. Click on "Whatsapp" on the list under Google Play. You will need to sign in with your Google account to finally install Whatsapp. If you don't have a Google account, you will need to create one. 

The installation will be completed after you log in with your Google account. After which you can then run the Whatsapp by following the normal procedure on creating a account on Whatsapp. Enter your phone number, get a code sent to your mobile phone, wait for the 5 minutes countdown to enter the code and you are good to go.

That’s it.

If you need any help with this installation, please fill free to ask using the comment box further below. I'll respond to you.

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Whatsapp only work on selected S40 Nokia phones, is there a way one can make it work on Nokia 5130?
Great post. very informative. the only problem i had with the installation is that a minimum of 2G ram is needed.
Idris Muhammad said…
Hello, I have a samsung galaxy tab 1. I find it difficult to install gtbank mobile money. Is there any solution please. Thanks
Anonymous said…
Oga Ogbonge, I sent you an email @ as requested when I called but still waiting for your response. Expecting your reply.
Hi Ope,

I installed it on a system with less than 2G RAM
Hi Idris, Download the GTBank Mobile Money Application for Android on
Hi Seye,

No, it wont work on Nokia 5310.
David said…
I was very much aware of 2go on my pc what I didn't know about was that I could also use whataspp on my pc, interesting! The only one left is BBM, once that is possible I would know that the end time is close. Thanks Jide, you na one of the gurus of our generation
Anonymous said…
its refusing to install. it say 2gb physical memory needed
When i try installing it,its always writin downloadin runtime for hours,pls what will i do to it.
Re-download and try it again
have done that and is still not installing