The weather is hot, you need to talk to your boss through WeChat but your smart phone is having some problem and it does not work. You have a computer in front of you and it is connected to the internet. The day isn’t always bad, you can download WeChat for PC and use it to contact your friends and family even though your smart phone is not working. There are millions of people using WeChat (Known as Weixin in China) everyday on their iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Samsung smart phones, and some other smart phones. However, less than a million of people know how to use WeChat on PC that is running with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8. Here you can find a few scrumptious steps that guide you to install WeChat on PC. Once you have got WeChat for PC installed, it is like killing two birds with one stone – You can WeChat your friends while working on your computer or desktop. Also, you can always delete WeChat account when you don’t want to use it.
Steps to Install WeChat for PC
Generally, there are at least three methods to install WeChat on a computer or desktop that is running on Windows XP, Vista, 7, or 8. One of the best ways to install WeChat to a PC is to go with an Android emulator. This method is highly recommended because once you installed an Android emulator, you can have unlimited Android apps or games running on your PC, for example, Temple Run for PC. Let’s get the party started.
Step 1: Download an Android emulator and install it to your PC. BlueStacks is strongly suggested because of its functionality and its compatibility on Windows and Mac OS. Go to Bluestacks official website to download it and follow the instructions to install it. Alternatively, you can try IntelAppUp or youwave. Once you have installed BlueStacks, proceed to Step two.
Step 2: Now you have installed a virtual Android phone to your PC (BlueStacks), you need to download WeChat and use it on your PC Android phone. Download WeChat APK File from WeChat official website link here. The APK file is about 15.5 MB and it takes less than a minute to download. Open WeChat APK file with BlueStacks once the download is completed.
Step 3: WeChat will be installed to your PC when you open it with BlueStacks. Let the program install WeChat by itself. It usually takes a few minutes depending on the speed of your computer. You can use WeChat for PC once the installation is completed. Make sure you have a workable microphone and headphone or speaker connected to your PC. Launch WeChat in BlueStacks and enter your username and password. It will automatically sync the contact details you have in your smart phones. Isn’t that easier than drinking water?
Once you have installed WeChat on your Windows PC, you can also transfer money via WeChat or Weixin.
With WeChat for PC, you can talk to anyone you want no matter the weather is too hot or the snow in front of your house is too thick. Have you used WeChat on your PC lately? If yes, please spend a little time to share your thoughts with the comment box below. Sharing is always caring! On the other hand, you can follow another free guide to use WeChat for Mac OS X if you own a Mac too.