WeChat is a great way to keep connected with friends and family. For WeChat fans who use computer a lot, you may want to use WeChat on your computer, so you do not bother to switch from phone and computer frequently. You can work on the computer and check your WeChat updates at the same time. There are mainly two ways you can use WeChat on a PC or Mac. Firstly you can download the WeChat Windows or Mac version; secondly you can use WeChat for web. Check out details below.
How to use WeChat on Windows computer?
The easiest way is to download the WeChat for Windows. You can download the current version from this direct link. Run WeChat on your PC, you will see a QR code. Then run WeChat on your mobile phone, sign in your WeChat account and then use your phone camera to scan the QR code. This will help you sign in WeChat account in WeChat Windows version. Check out this guide to scan QR code using WeChat on iPhone. When you logged WeChat on computer, you will see its interface like below.
Other than chatting through WeChat on your computer. The desktop or laptop version of WeChat offer extra features and tools. For example, you can back up WeChat messages from Android to computer using this tool.
Another way to log in and use WeChat on PC is to open the WeChat for Web from this link. Again you will need to scan the QR code using WeChat for mobile.
How to use WeChat on Mac?
There are two ways you can use WeChat on a Mac computer. The first option is to log on WeChat for web as described above. The other option is to download WeChat for Mac OS X from this direct link to Mac App Store. The WeChat Mac version works just like its Windows counterpart.