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Wechat For PC : How to download Wechat and Run it on Windows/Apple PC

 Wechat is one of the most popular chatting software on the web today. It has been very popular in the android playstore, apple marketplace, nokia stores, windows stores and even among the blackberry stores. Unlike other messaging apps, whatsapp has a series of new features and options that attracts people into it. It has several features like group-chat, voice chats, chat with people nearby, find friends with shake/drift bottle etc, social networking options, picture sharing, language supports etc. Languages supported include traditional/simplified Chinese, English, Indonesian, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Malay, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Italian, Thai, Vietnamese, Hindi and Russian. It’s one of the unique features of WeChat and it is is supported on Wi-Fi, 2G, 3G, and 4G data networks.

All the contacts will be suggested from your address book and you can add them. Once you add them, their picture will be shown on your wechat and you can start a chat session with them simply by tapping on their pictures. You can also add people to the conversation and make it a group chat. To get type a message, you just need to tap on the keyboard icon on the bottom left of the screen. To send a voice message, You can see a ‘Hold to Talk’ button on the place where you tapped for keyboard and you have to hold it to speak and release it once you are done recording. If you want to cancel it, You just need to swipe away the finger above and it will be automatically cancelled.

The most Important thing of Wechat is that it allows you to connect with fellow users who wants to talk. The features like  Look Around, Shake, Moments, Drift Bottle and QQ Contacts. The Look around button helps you to find people in your area who are using we chat. This helps you to connect with them and chat with them. The shake is another interesting feature. With this feature, You can connect with people who shakes your phones right at the time you were shaking. You can sent them greetings and if they too are ready, you two can chat. This is a great way to create friends in distant lands. The another thing drift bottle is yet another impressive feature. Here you have to Record a voice message or a a written message and throw it to the sea (Virtually 😉 ) and someone will pick it or you can pick any and reply to them. And you can chat with them.

These socializing features makes WeChat more popular and another similar features is momments. This is very similar to the timeline in facebook, where you can add photos, like the photos and comment. This in another words makes WeChat a community or a social networking platform just like facebook, Instagram etc. There are even many celebrities in Wechat that makes it a trend among the youngsters.

The crystal clarity voice calls and the ease in sending audio messages and videos and pictures make it a much loved platform. Also unlike Whatsapp, Its completely free and you won”t need to pay a fee after the limited free usage. The multi-language support and cross-platform availability boosts it growth to one of the best messaging appp in the market. The advertisements are placed in a minimal and neat way so as not to disturb the users or never to force them to click on them. They are made to fit into the screen and steal our attention with the slight glance.

We chat always RUNS and you will get instant notifications. The interface may take some time to get used with, but is quite friendly once you get with it. To get started with WeChat, you’ll need to create a user ID and password. For this you will need to enter your phone number and you will get four-digit code sent to your device, which you will need to enter in the next window.

Dowloading it For PC ;-

You might have seen many webpages saying wechat for PC, Wechat for Pc Download etc. But All of them will takes you to survey sites where you will need to complete a survey to download the content and even if you do it, You will only get some prank app that will not work. This is because the wechat team has not yet released a PC version of their application. Since no official version of Wechat for PC was launched, The only way that came in our list was to install it by setting up a virtual device in your PC. This is the only way to access wechat from PC. For this, you will need to dowload the Bluestacks software form the link and follow the procedure shown below

  1. Download Bluestacks from here and install it on your computer
  2. Open Bluestack and a screen like the one shown here will come. select on the search button in it
  3. Now search for “Wechat” in the box
  4. Click on the search play for wechat. In the screen that comes, just select the continue button
  5.  Now select on the “Existing” tab and enter your gmail ID and password. If you don’t have one, you can simple create it by selecting the “NEW” tab.
  6. Complete the sign in procedure and you will get a screen like this. Select continue again.
  7. Just sign in to your account once again and click ok on the next window asking permission to sync your account at phone. This will now waits to get your device
  8. Just select any device as it doesn’t matter and click done .
  9. Now enter the playstore by clicking the accept button
  10. Now select the search icon in the market place
  11. Type in Wechat in the column to get to the page of wechat and select install
  12. Now the Wechat is Installed on your PC. Select the  “Sign – Up ” to  sign up for a new account in wechat

Happy chatting 🙂


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One comment

  1. I did install Wechat for PC in my computer, and it works. Unfortunately, it can’t free-call, video-call, and type Chinese characters in the window of Wechat. please tell me why and ways to fix. thank you.

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