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This article was published on August 19, 2015

WhatsApp Web is finally coming to iPhone

WhatsApp Web is finally coming to iPhone
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Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their word Owen was a reporter for TNW based in Amsterdam, now a full-time freelance writer and consultant helping technology companies make their words friendlier. In his spare time he codes, writes newsletters and cycles around the city.

WhatsApp Web, which allows you to send messages via the service to your friends from your computer, is rolling out to iPhone users now.

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iPhone support quietly appeared overnight

The WhatsApp website’s list of supported devices quietly gained iPhone today and a user on Reddit spotted the menu option on their iPhone, using it successfully to set up desktop messaging.

To check if you have the feature already, head into WhatsApp, then settings and look for WhatsApp Web in the list.

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Support for pairing with your computer appears to be rolling out right now — it doesn’t appear for me, for example — but it’s exciting to see that WhatsApp Web is finally coming for iPhone users.

Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Nokia S40/60 owners can already use WhatsApp Web, which launched earlier this year.

WhatsApp Web is rolling out [Reddit]

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