WeChat for PC (Windows 7/8/XP)


Do you wish to stay in touch with your friends even when they live far-off corner of the world? Just download WeChat for PC using Bluestacks or install the same on your Android, iOS or Windows based phone. This mobile communication and private social networking app was developed by a China-based company and was made available on different app stores including Google Play. With more than 300 million downloads so far, this messaging app has the maximum number of active users per month as compared to its contemporaries like LINE and WhatsApp.


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Before learning the process of how to download WeChat for PC, let us discuss a little bit more about the features and benefits of this amazing app. WeChat allows its users to connect with each other across countries with no annual subscription; the app is absolutely free for lifetime. In addition to basic text (SMS/MMS) messages, this all-in-one communications app has features like voice and video calls, sticker gallery, photo sharing, real-time location sharing and group chats with up to 100 persons. Users can also share their personal photo stream with Moments feature and even send a broadcast message to all or selected contacts from the list.


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One of the most talked-about features of WeChat is the Walkie Talkie session that allows members of a group chat to hear the messages immediately as and when they are recorded with one person speaking at a time. The latest version of the app gives users an opportunity to compete with their friends in some of the most addictive games. It also has an in-built scanner to scan bar codes and books. For utmost convenience, the app comes with instant message push notifications and additional settings for custom alerts and syncing other social media accounts.


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Similar to other messaging services, users will have to register themselves on the WeChat account with their phone number or Facebook account. Once this is done, it is extremely easy to add friends who are using the same app by syncing it with your phone or Facebook contacts or sharing IDs. Users can also meet new friends using location-based services like Friend Radar, People Nearby and Shake. Their privacy is ensured as the app does not share their phone numbers with public. All conversations on WeChat are stored on the device itself; however, these can be backed up and restored to another device using Chat History Backup option.


In order to download WeChat for PC, follow these guidelines step-by-step:

  1. Download Bluestacks using the link here, and install it on your computer.
  2. Run Bluestacks and click on the App Search button located at the top of the main screen.
  3. Search for WeChat using the default 1Mobile Market or other app stores like Play Store.
  4. From the list of suggested apps, select WeChat and click on install option.
  5. Once the installation is completed, go to My Apps option on the main screen and click on WeChat.

Simple isn’t it? So, start sending messages to your friends using WeChat on your big screen!

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