WhatsApp in Opera’s desktop browser

WhatsApp Web messenger is integrated with your sidebar in Opera for computers, so you’ll never miss a message.

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WhatsApp in Opera’s desktop browser

WhatsApp on your desktop

Popular messenger

WhatsApp on your desktop

WhatsApp Web messenger is one of the most popular free messaging apps in the world. It lets you send texts and voice recordings, make phone calls, and share documents and other media with WhatsApp users in individual or group chat. When you use WhatsApp Web on your computer, you can do all of this for free over the internet, rather than using your mobile network.

WhatsApp in Opera’s sidebar

Built-in messenger

WhatsApp in Opera’s sidebar

WhatsApp is already one of the default messengers built into the Opera computer browser. Keep an eye on a group chat while you browse the web, or keep the conversation going while you work.

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Easy connection

Pair your phone with Opera!

There's no need to download WhatsApp Web. Click the WhatsApp logo in your Opera sidebar to open it, and click the logo again to hide it. Setup is easy - just scan the QR code to pair your phone's WhatsApp account with your computer.

Use WhatsApp directly in your Opera browser

Tips on how to use WhatsApp in Opera

Send messages in WhatsApp by typing in the white box at the bottom.

Attach a file in WhatsApp, like a picture or a video, by selecting the paper clip icon at the top.

Send voice messages or dictate text messages by clicking the microphone icon in WhatsApp.

Pin WhatsApp in Opera so that it doesn’t overlap your pages by clicking the Pin icon in the top-right.

Mute WhatsApp in Opera’s sidebar from the three-dot menu in the top-left.

See if your WhatsApp messages have been read.

  • A gray check mark (tick) in your WhatsApp message means it hasn’t been received.
  • Two gray check marks means received but not read.
  • Two blue check marks means it’s been read.
  • A gray clock icon means that there’s no internet connection, but your messages will be sent once you’re connected.

Check a WhatsApp status by clicking the circular status icon at the top.

Delete WhatsApp messages by clicking the message, followed by the down arrow on the right and selecting delete. This deletes it for both you and the receiver.

Create a WhatsApp group chat by selecting the New group icon in your New chat section.

Mark a WhatsApp chat as unread by clicking the down arrow on that chat and selecting the option. This will help you remember to respond later.

Make your WhatsApp messages bold by adding an asterisk at both the beginning and end of your messages. Do the same thing with underscores to italicize your messages.

Change your WhatsApp wallpaper by going to the three-dot menu, then settings, and selecting Chat Wallpaper.

Reply to specific messages in WhatsApp by clicking the down arrow and selecting Reply. This will connect the two messages so that it’s clear what you’re replying to.

Log out of WhatsApp Web in Opera’s sidebar from the three-dot menu in the top-left.

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