Today Whatsapp, an instant messaging app with an active user base of 800 Million worldwide rolled out an important update called WhatsApp Web
With this update it’s users will be able to access their whatsapp on a web browser. This is simply mirroring whatsapp on your phone to be available on web browser.
Simply open whatsapp setting and click on web store. A QR Code scanner will show up, browse web.whatsapp.com on personal dedicated PC for the first time and it will show a QR Code, just point mobile’s rear camera to this code to scan and let the browser connect with your phone. Ensure the mobile should have active internet connectivity at the time of connecting this to whatsapp web.
With this update, now user dont have to use mobile necessarily to use whatsapp. The entire content of your whatsapp is availabe right here on browser to use including all your whatsapp contacts and all active messages.What more, you can update your profile with picture and set status as well through web itself.
Remember, whatsapp web will work only when your phone is connected to active internet/data pack is on.
Reference: Whatsapp Blog