WhatsApp for computers does not need to be connected to the phone
An update posted on the official WhatsApp website says that the new desktop version is now available to everyone. WhatsApp says its users in the past needed to have their phone next to them in order to connect to their computer in order to be able to use the “desktop” version of the app, but this is no longer required. The application adds that it is always striving to improve the application experience on computers, and in this regard, a copy of the application has been developed, especially for computers running Windows and Mac.
Benefits of the new move include increased app speed and reliability, providing a version that is compatible with computer operating systems, and continuing to receive alerts and messages even when your phone is not connected to the Internet. . And WhatsApp posted a link to download a copy of the app on computers running both systems, explaining the steps involved.
The introductory page for the app in the Microsoft Store says WhatsApp is owned by Meta, is 100% free, and is used by 2 billion people in 180 countries.