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WhatsApp Web finally launched for iPhone users

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WhatsApp launched its web client earlier this year for Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry users. iPhone users though were not included, mostly due to a number of restrictions placed by Apple. This scenario though seems to have changed as the company has quietly added WhatsApp Web support for iPhone users.

whatsapp-web-iphones-screenshotWhatsApp hasn t made any formal announcements, but seems to have quietly added support for iPhones on the WhatsApp Web site. This was first spotted by the folks at The Next Web.

To use WhatsApp Web, head over to the app -> Settings, and look for the WhatsApp Web option. At the time of filing this story, the option isn t visible on our iPhone. This could mean that it is a gradual roll out, and should soon be reaching everyone.

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WhatsApp Web was initially launched for Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry users, and Nokia S40/S60 users. While only Chrome browser was initially supported, support for Opera and Mozilla Firefox browsers too was added earlier this year.

Is WhatsApp Web working on your iPhones? If yes, do let us know about your experience in our comments section below.

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  • Published Date: August 20, 2015 10:39 AM IST