How To Use WhatsApp Without Phone (EASY GUIDE)

March 30, 2020

WhatsApp is one of the most used instant messaging apps on Android, Windows, and iOS as well. What if you don’t want to use the phone number on WhatsApp? A normal case would imply that you cannot use the services of WhatsApp without registering your number. But we can assure you that you can easily use WhatsApp without phone just the way you do it using your phone. Although there are different methods to do that, you can use any of the methods as per your convenience. We shall discuss the different methods to use WhatsApp without a phone, but before that, you should know the Pre Requisites. 

Prerequisites For Using WhatsApp Without Phone

The following are some prerequisites for using WhatsApp without a phone and you need to ensure that you have the following already done before attempting to use WhatsApp without phone:

  1. Download WhatsApp in your device and install it.
  2. In case if you have already installed WhatsApp in your device, check if it is verified.
  3. If you have already verified your WhatsApp account, then delete your number associated with it.

For most of the users, downloading and reinstalling WhatsApp is easy and free. This is an application that is supported in all the Android devices and iOS. You need a mobile device and a verified mobile number to run WhatsApp. But if you want to use it without Phone then you can do that easily and the best way to do it is to use it on PC.

Use WhatsApp Without Phone On PC

Using WhatsApp on devices like PC and Mac is very easy. It is just like installing an application or any other application software but in a slightly different manner. The following ways will make it more clear on how to use WhatsApp without a phone.

Using Android SDK

You can use WhatsApp on PC using Android SDK. it will take some time to install and set up for the computer, but it is not tiresome for sure. However, this will use up a lot of your CPU.

How To Use WhatsApp Without Phone
How To Use WhatsApp Without Phone

The steps to be followed are:

  1. Download and install any Android SDK of your choice.
  2. Extract the Android SDK.
  3. Run the SDK Manager.exe.
  4. Then, install any one of the packages listed.
  5. After installing close the SDK Manager.exe
  6. Now, run the AVD Manager.exe. 
  7. Then, click on the New button to create AVD.
  8. Select the AVD when it is ready and then click on the Start button.
  9. After AVD in installed search for WhatsApp in Google Search Bar and install it.
  10. Now click on WhatsApp.apk after the installation.
  11. You can now click on the open button and click on Agree & Continue.

Now you can easily use WhatsApp without a phone in Your PC even without using your mobile number.

Using Android Emulator

How To Use WhatsApp Without Phone
How To Use WhatsApp Without Phone

Android emulators are highly useful in using Android apps on PC. Even they can help you to use WhatsApp without a phone. there are a lot of emulators available, and you should use the one that best suits your interests.

To use WhatsApp on your computer, you can use the following methods:

  1. Download and install any Android Emulator of your choice on your PC
  2. Run the Emulator, then go to Help and follow the instructions. Find the directory where the app resides.
  3. Copy the files of WhatsApp.apk to the apps directory.
  4. Now, double-click on the WhatsApp icon available within the emulator.
  5. Enter your landline number to complete the verification process. For this, you may not be able to complete the verification process until you receive a call.
  6. Listen and accept the code prompted in verification call. Enter it in the emulator.

All you need to do is this. Now you can use WhatsApp in your PC without a phone.

Using Third-Party Softwares

There is some very popular third-party software that lets you run WhatsApp in your Phone. However, using third-party software may not be safe. Third-party software is prone to be banned by the WhatsApp. They have been warning the users that using third party software is no permitted initially but now WhatsApp is permanently banning those who continue doing this. However, there is some user-friendly third party software as well, which you can use but we do not recommend you to do that.

Using WhatsApp Web

The official and the most efficient way of using WhatsApp on without using mobile is WhatsApp web. You can easily access WhatsApp on your PC and Mac using the WhatsApp web. However, this method still requires having a mobile phone. Your smartphone must be active with your account on WhatsApp running on it. WhatsApp Web is not a stand-alone or independent application. What it does is a duplication of your WhatsApp account from your smartphone to your PC or Mac on a larger screen. Hence, you can use an Android emulator which is popularly known as Bluestacks to use WhatsApp on your PC or Mac without your phone.

Use WhatsApp Without Phone
Use WhatsApp Without Phone

BlueStacks usually creates a virtual environment on your PC which is like your mobile phone. So the first step you are required to take is to download and install Bluestacks Android Emulator on your PC or Mac and also install WhatsApp. So, all you need to do is follow these simple steps:

  1. Open any Web Browser of your choice and go to bluestacks.com.
  2. Download and install BlueStacks on your PC.
  3. Click on the downloaded file twice after it is downloaded and installed on your PC.
  4. Now, double-click on the desktop shortcut to open the application.
  5. You should be able to see WhatsApp in the popular list of the apps listed in BlueStacks or simply search for it.
  6. Once, you found the WhatsApp application click on the install button.
  7. After you install the application, open WhatsApp by double-clicking on the icon on your PC.
  8. Next, WhatsApp will ask you to enter your mobile number so that you receive a verification code to register yourself with WhatsApp. You can enter your Landline Number since you do not want to use a mobile number.
  9. You will get an automated message on your Landline number after you see a Call Me option, as you’ll see a failed message when you enter the phone number.
  10. After entering the verification code you will be able to see your verification code in your PC.

Conclusion

There were different methods to use WhatsApp without a phone. although each one of these methods has its pros and cons, you can use them very easily. It is up to you which method do you want to use. In case you face any issue regarding the same, you can reach out to us using the comments section.

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