WhatsApp Web: how can I open two accounts on the same PC or Laptop?

Learn how to take advantage of your PC to manage two WhatsApp accounts in case you usually use a personal one and a business one.

WhatsApp Web: how can I open two accounts on the same PC or Laptop?
WhatsApp Web: how can I open two accounts on the same PC or Laptop?

Do you want to use two WhatsApp Web accounts from the same PC or Laptop? Here we explain how you can do it.

WhatsApp has become the communication tool that we use the most in our day today. Therefore, it is normal for some people to have two accounts, one personal and one for work. For this reason, it is necessary to know how we can have both sessions open at the same time and on the same PC. In the following paragraphs, we provide you with all the details.

Unlike what happens on a mobile phone - where we are limited to opening a single account - on a computer it is possible to access two accounts simultaneously if we use a trick, although applying it requires a series of steps.

The advantages of using our accounts on a PC thanks to WhatsApp Web are not only limited to this possibility. It will also make it easier for us to write text with a computer keyboard and even copy and paste images from our files in Windows, macOS, Linux, etc.

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WhatsApp Web: How to have two accounts open on the same computer?

-The first thing you should do to open a second WhatsApp account on the WhatsApp Web platform is to open a new tab in your browser in incognito mode (Google Chrome) InPrivate (Edge)

-Enter the WhatsApp Web address and scan the QR code.

-In this way, you will have an account open in a common tab and another in the incognito tab.

-But you must be clear that every time you leave the incognito tab you will have to log in again.

-However, this trick will allow you to send documents, images, videos, and other files from your computer through a second account without closing the first one you opened.

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Other WhatsApp Web Tricks

Keyboard shortcuts

This is one of the best tricks designed for WhatsApp Web, as other programs have keyboard shortcuts that facilitate actions, the messaging tool also has its commands:

  • Open new chat: Ctrl + N
  • Next chat: Ctrl + Shift +]
  • Previous chat: Ctrl + Shift +]
  • Archive chat: Ctrl + E
  • Mute chat: Ctrl + Shift + M
  • Delete chat: Ctrl + Space
  • Mark as unread: Ctrl + Shift + U
  • Create a new group: Ctrl + Shift + N
  • Open profile information: Ctrl + P
  • Close the chat window: Alt + F4

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Shortcuts in WhatsApp Web from the app

The WhatsApp application for PC is software that you can download to your computer and use without having to open the browser once installed. To do so, go to the application's web page, click on the download tab and select the operating system you use on the computer (Windows or Mac).

If you downloaded the WhatsApp application for PC, these are the shortcuts that will work for you to master its functions.

  • Mark as unread: Ctrl + Shift + U
  • File chat: Ctrl + E
  • Set chat: Ctrl + Shift + P
  • Find chat: Ctrl + Shift + F
  • New group: Ctrl + Alt + N
  • Settings: Ctrl +,
  • Mute chat: Ctrl + Shift + M
  • Delete chat: Ctrl + Shif + D
  • Search in chat list: Ctrl + F
  • New chat: Ctrl + N
  • Profile: Ctrl + P
  • Enter new line: Shift + Enter