WhatsApp Web Beta: How to Join and Access New Features Early?

WhatsApp is one of the most used messaging platforms across the world. You can use the platform to send texts across Phones, PCs, and web browsers. WhatsApp has been getting so many features via its beta versions. When it comes to testing out new features, users are always interested in not only knowing what is new, but also want to try them out themselves.

While beta versions of the app available for you to install on both Android and iOS smartphones, did you know you can also join the beta for WhatsApp Web? If you are wondering how to join the WhatsApp Web beta program, you have come to the right place.

How To Join WhatsApp Web Beta

Now, you might be wondering, if there are dedicated WhatsApp apps for Windows and macOS, then why even bother with using WhatsApp Web in the first place? Well, for starters, it is a simple and easy way to access WhatsApp without having to download or install anything. Signing in to WhatsApp web is simply a matter of scanning the QR code with the WhatsApp app on your smartphone. Once you do that, you can use WhatsApp web even when your phone is not connected to the Internet.

So, if you are interested in checking out new features of WhatsApp before others, and more particularly for WhatsApp web, here are the steps.

Sign in to WhatsApp Web

  1. For this, you can use any web browser of your choice. Whether it is Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Now, visit the WhatsApp web page by typing in web.whatsapp.com.
  3. It will ask you to sign in by scanning the QR Code.
  4. On your phone, launch the WhatsApp app.
  5. Now, on Android tap on the three-dot menu at the right and choose Linked Devices. On iPhone go to Settings and choose Linked Device.
    Join WhatsApp Web Beta Program
  6. Then tap on Link Device which will open scanner, scan the code that is displayed on your browser.
  7. After scanning the code, you will be signed in to WhatsApp web.

Now that you have signed and all of your messages have been synced to WhatsApp Web, it is time to join the beta. Check the next section on how to do this.

Join Beta on WhatsApp Web

  1. On the left side of the screen, click on the Settings gear icon.
    Join WhatsApp Web Beta Program
  2. Now, click on the Help section.
    Join Beta Program on WhatsApp Web
  3. At the end of the Help page, you will see an option that says Join the beta. Select the Checkbox.
    Join Beta Program on WhatsApp Web
  4. You will now see that, below the version number on the Help page, the “joined beta” text will appear.

And that is how you can join the beta version of WhatsApp Web. Do note that at times there can be some bugs which can be a bit annoying. If such bugs are causing hindrance to your WhatsApp Web usage, it would be advisable to leave the beta right away.

This concludes the guide on how you can join the beta on WhatsApp Web to test and check out experimental as well as upcoming features that will later roll out globally to all WhatsApp web users. Have you joined the beta version of WhatsApp Web or the beta versions of WhatsApp mobile? Let us know down below.

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