Running Whatsapp on Windows PC, enabling free texting on desktop

We are pleasantly surprised that some users have managed to use YouWave as a texting tool by running Whatsapp on their PCs.

95 Responses to Running Whatsapp on Windows PC, enabling free texting on desktop

  1. Keny says:

    can someone pliz help me, i need to know how others are managing to use whatsapp on PC

  2. duaser says:

    i have dowloaded youwave application and installed it and also downloaded whatsapp application but when i run whatsapp it does not connect to internet, im using the wireless connection…..
    please help

    • admin says:

      Please contact info at youwave dot com for technical assistance. For this issue, are you able to launch the android browser to get onto the Internet?

  3. Muhammad says:

    Currently experiencing problems trying to install whatsapp. Program does download, but when installing, it says “Application NOT installed”. PLEASE HELP!

    • admin says:

      Does this video help –

      Which version of YouWave you were using and which version of Whatsapp?

      Please use our Forum at or email to info at for assistance.

      • oneloop says:

        Hi. I have the same problem.

        In my case for some reason the most recent youwave version didn’t run on my computer (the youwave logo just stays there and when I try to do anything it says something like “OS not ready. please wait a few seconds”).

        So I installed youwave 2.0.0. Then I tried downloading whatsapp from It does NOT install, like stated above. However, if I download whatsapp from the android Appstore, it does install, starts normally, lets me configure my phone number, calls me to give me a code, I submit the code, the code is accepted but THEN it says “sorry this version of whatsapp is too old, download the most recent one from”. But that version like I said doesn’t install.

        I can send you snapshots of all these things if you’re interested.

        Thank you for your time.

  4. skydivebcn says:

    Maybe you should try Wheebop. No need for SIM, works from PC, works from any Android powered device… geolocated chats…etc.

  5. Haseebullah says:

    I installed and chatted successfully but the problem is how do I send videos or images????

  6. Captiain says:

    Whatsapp does not want to install on my youwave its keeps on saying OS not ready. I have the latest version of youwave and Whatsapp Plz help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

  7. Anon says:

    Good grief, I come here expecting intelligent comments and instead we have kids saying things like “plz help!!!!!”

    Just stop guys. If you want help at least try to sound like you have an education.

  8. Sacha1972 says:

    Whatsapp runs great on youwave, not a single problem installing it……
    Just one little problem……..When you use your own cellphonenumber , whatsapp stops working on your cellphone…..
    So you can choose to let whatsapp work or on youwave or on your phone on one number.
    It works great when you have more then one number……

  9. PANG says:

    Successfully nstalled WhatsApp and it is working well..
    But the question is, how am i going to save the contacts from Excel format or sync the contacts from Gmail? pls help..thanks

  10. harsh bhatia says:

    is it free to download on pc if not then what is cost criteria

  11. shuan says:

    i lv wat u do

  12. I want to use whats-app on PC

  13. i want to use what-app on PC

  14. hasan alarid says:

    plz l want use whtas app on my pc

  15. can you help me a link to download a whatsapp application into my laptop please..

  16. josef says:

    thank youuuuuuuuuuuuuu

  17. mandy says:

    pliz wanna use whatsapp on my pc can u help

  18. mandy says:

    i wanna use whatsapp on my pc help please

  19. elize says:

    i wanna use whatsapp on my pc help please

  20. Gilbert says:

    Hi, i installed youwave on my PC so i can use Whatsapp and after i configured everything, im trying to copy my contacts but i dont know how and by copy i mean transfer coz i have around 800 contact on my outlook but cant find a way to transfer them into Youwave contact

    Can you please tell me if there is a way i can do it instead of doing it manually one by one


  21. abhijeet says:

    hey installed youwave 2.0.0 and whatsapp. but i m not able to send messages through it. every time it says unable to send msg. msg will be sent wen service is available!! plz help me out

  22. Mluleki Thompson says:

    How To Download Watsaap On Windows 7 PC??

  23. lynn says:

    i wanna use whatsapp in my window 7
    help please

  24. lario says:

    Please I want to use whats on my pc.

  25. Jabulane says:

    hi i had downloaded youwave in my laptop but i cant able to download whatsapp using youwave its just stuck and i dont know whats the problem please can you help me, i want to have a whatsapp in my laptop also.

  26. Ginald says:

    hey anyone please help,i can’t activate whatsapp on keeps sayng u need cellular service to activate. How do i activate step by step?

  27. Adene says:

    hi there, i have installed youwave but can not go on the internet via android…why is this? can anyone help i just want to whatsapp

  28. magomba says:

    Hi, help me, how am i going to get whatsapp in my pc?

  29. Bill Chubb says:

    Re: admin says:
    April 7, 2012 at 2:49 pm
    I tried this…
    … but Windows 7 says cannot execute.
    Any ideas?

  30. Sean says:

    i just install youwave andriod on my windows 7 but it doesn’t connect to my link or net. Can you pls help me because the internet is not working with it, i use modem to browse.

  31. ayman kassir says:

    hello. i installed the last youwave version and installed whatsapp from whatsapp site.. when the installation process reaches the phone number configuration it stops saying: it does not connect to internet
    after i read the comments above i think that there is some requirements for the pc that are not achieved>… or what do u think???????

  32. Daruhshie says:

    I seem to have some issues with actually getting WhatsApp to work on my pc, when trying to send a service doesn’t seem to be available. Any ideas on what I might be doing wrong? “currently unbale to send your message, it will be send when the service becomes available” = the notification I get when trying to send a message, any help would be very much appreciated, been googeling without much succes, even on the whatsapp support forum I seem to be the only one with this issue.. figures 🙂

  33. jerrelamorosogordon says:

    whatsapp ppl

  34. Mai says:


    i get this error message : Installation from unknown source detected, please reinstall the product.
    i need to know wich file contains contacts because i have to reinstall and i dont want to add each one again, please help.

    Thanks, and great job.

    • admin says:

      If you install the software from official site, you won’t see this error message.
      Please search on forum for how to import contacts into YouWave.

  35. Gadget says:

    Ok, for all the “wining” folks out there complaining that YouWave And the WhatsApp Application doesn’t work, go to this link and see if it doesn’t solve all the horrible noises and comments emanating from this website!!!!

  36. Thabo Nhlapo says:

    i have dowloaded youwave application and installed it and also downloaded whatsapp application but when i run whatsapp it does not connect to internet, im using the wireless connection…..
    please help

  37. johannes says:

    how can i use whatsapp on my pc

  38. abdallah says:

    i need whats app in my pc

  39. theandroid says:

    i have installed whatsapp and dropbox on youwave. the contacts(.vcf) are present in the dropbox folder. but when i click import contacts from sd card it does not save any contacts.

    my question is where does the dropbox save these files on youwave?

  40. WhatsApp Fan says:

    I found the a link not using youwave, sorry I like youwave but I thought I would share this other method too. Though $14 isnt a lot they are using another Android Emulator. Ive added the link to my name where it said website. or if you want the website is they are also saying they will do a proper guide on YouWave. I am looking forward to that one as i allready have YouWave installed. I thought their guide was better than what was suggested earlier.

  41. Syifa says:

    Hey, just wondering. I went to visit the youtube page ( and it says that it’s only on a 7-day trial basis. Is there any other way that we can avoid the 7-day trial and keep on using whatsapp on PC even after the 7-days trial? Thank you 🙂

  42. eric says:

    i like using whatsapp and it good for pc

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    • admin says:

      In YouWave application, go to View->Online Content->Click on the WhatsApp icon once. Then the WhatsApp app will be downloaded. Then you go to View->Apps and double click the WhatsApp. It will install the application.

  44. pavan teja says:

    please help me in installing watsapp on my pc…plzzzz tell me how to download,,,,plz dont say to watch video in youtube etc etc….plzzz help me to do direct download???????? mine is del inspiron!!!!!!!!!!!!!! waiting eagerly for ur response

  45. motekanyana jan mabitle says:

    How do some body install whatsapp on pc? i want to install whatsapp and ge connected. please help!!!

  46. eric says:

    like whataapp nd i love to enjoy it

  47. Monay says:

    i have download You-wave android and install on my laptop but when i try to download whatsapp its says i do not have permission to open this… Please Help me am in Ghana.

  48. Monay says:

    my android version is 2.3.2 please help me

  49. kweku nyarko says:

    how do you download whatsapp

  50. Yuki says:

    Hello, I installed WhatsApp on Monday and it worked great. Yesterday evening I closed YouWave, like every evening. Today I started YouWave and noticed, that WhatsApp doesn’t work anymore 🙁 There are no messages coming in and no messages going out, I just got the clock icon. I deinstalled and reinstalled WhatsApp several times and started YouWave again. I just tried out if WhatsApp works again, but no… 🙁

    Do you have any ideas that could help me?


  51. emmanuel says:

    i hve install it but it not working, so pls i need ur help

  52. Sello Ramoshaba says:

    I want to be part of the Whatsapp on my emails. Please help!

  53. bob says:

    hii i have ben download you wave and installed whatsapp but when i typing the number thay say call me but it dosent call me plzzz can u hekp me ?!?!?!?!

  54. guri says:

    yea same problem here..earlier it ws nw when they wanna confirm number n have to call,they say they will call,but they dont call…please help

  55. rafael says:

    hey installed youwave 2.0.0 but i cannot instal whatsapp it’s just saying Android OS not ready. Please wait a few seconds before retrying. and if i keep on trying on the third time it says
    Oops! Android is not responding. Please try the following:
    1. Click on “Home”,
    2. Click “Menu”->”Settings”->”Ethernet Configuration”.
    3. Click off check mark next to “Ethernet” then click it on again
    4. Retry installing apps.
    and i have tried to switch off ethernet and switch on again but im stii getting the same error please

  56. Ricardo Henrique says:

    On Youwave, Access the following url:

  57. Scorpio911 says:

    After reading the comments, i’m kind a scared to download YouWave on my pc. Please notify as soon as it works.

    • admin says:

      Well. It works. What you saw was people who had issues. But what you do not see is that many people are actively using it.

  58. tshepo says:

    I love whatsapp

  59. thomas says:

    i have download You-wave android and install on my laptop but when i try to download whatsapp its says i do not have permission to open this… Please Help me am in India.

    • admin says:

      Please download WhatsApp from Copy the downloaded file to C:\youwave and then install it from YouWave.

      • thomas says:

        i m sorry ,
        pls tell me step by step
        i have copied the down loaded file whatsapp.apk to C:\program files\Youwave _android
        Now what?
        Thx very much for ur response 🙂

        • abedulrahman says:

          hi I want please to know how to download whats app on pc because I etried so much things and it didn’t work

          • thomas says:

            down load youwave from the website
            It will take 10 min to down load the executable file.. Click on the icon and it will start loading the prg.
            after that u will get a pop up saying ” congratulations You wave has been set up.

            afterthat open the browser icon and type whatsapp -android and download the prg,,,

  60. thomas says:

    how to configuire notification on task bar in You wave as it is in Bluestacks

  61. janeth says:

    i real like chating on whatsapp mobile but i need to no if ts posible to chat on whatsapp through my computer plz kindly assist me in this….. thanks

  62. David says:

    I have youwave android .I dowload whats app. but when i click tell a friend and then send button it shows this message “currently unable to send your message it will be sent when the service becomes available”. :(. Please help me. i will never forget your help. Thank you so much.

  63. Ahmer says:

    I am using youwave 3.20 and i am runing Facebook on it but its not working and shows the following error please resovle..


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