WhatsApp Messenger so far has been one of the most advanced instant messaging client ever known to man. With a user base of over 500 million+, and growing exponentially every single day, it is one of the very few applications an ordinary smartphone user installs on their new Android, iOS, Windows OS, BlackBerry OS, or Symbian powered devices. That’s right. WhatsApp Messenger is currently available for all leading mobile platforms and this is primarily the main reason for the advancement in its growth. The multi-billion Dollar company was recently taken over by social media giant Facebook, however we are here not to discuss that, but to provide you with a plethora of tips tricks and tweaks best suitable for your iPhone, which enhance WhatsApp experience on your iPhone by many folds.
Until now, you could use WhatsApp only on one device, either your iPhone or your Mac/Desktop system. However, we are here to witness altogether a new functionality for your iPhone, which will enable you to run WhatsApp on PC and iPhone simultaneously. You heard it right. Reflector , as the name suggests is a new program for your Mac or Windows powered computer which lets you run WhatsApp on PC and iPhone at the same time. So here’s how to proceed.
Needs And Requirements:
- Apple’s iPhone 4 or later running on iOS 7.
- Reflector program. [Download link]
- Windows Vista/7/8 PC or laptop OR Mac powered system.
- Working AirPlay functionality on iPhone.
- Little patience.
NOTE: You do NOT require a jailbroken iPhone to be able to use this tweak. That’s right. The tweak runs on Apple’s AirDrop functionality and is covered under Apple’s dos and don’ts completely. So here we go:
How To Run WhatsApp On PC And iPhone Simultaneously
Step 1: First of all, you need to install Reflector program on your Windows or Mac powered computer. You can find the download link to this program in the needs and requirements section above. While the program is available for $12.99 USD, you can download the trial version on your computer beforehand and purchase the full version in case you like it. To install, double click on the .msi file and start installation.
Step 2: When asked, click on Allow Access to grant firewall access to Reflector. Once done, you don’t need to perform any function. Reflector will continue to run in the background of your computer. Next step takes place on your iPhone.
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Step 3: Unlock your iPhone running on iOS 7, and swipe from bottom to up on the screen to launch Control Center. You will see AirPlay button there as seen in the screenshot below. If not, make sure your laptop/computer and your iPhone are connected to the same WiFi network.
Step 4: Simply select your laptop or computer from the list, and toggle the Mirroring button there. You will automatically see an iPhone screen on your computer. Now simply launch WhatsApp on your iPhone, and the same will be running on your computer as well.
Using Reflector, you can record, manage and visualize WhatsApp conversations easily. Just perform action on your iPhone, and it will be reflected on the screen itself.