How to Fix WhatsApp Web Not Working on Android or PC

Last Updated on March 7, 2021 by Bestusefultips

You can send and receive WhatsApp message from your PC or laptop devices using WhatsApp Web on your Android or iPhone devices. We already discussed how to use the WhatsApp web on PC. But some of the users report the issue of WhatsApp web not working on Android Chrome or Firefox browser. Also, facing the WhatsApp web not showing QR code problem. To fix this WhatsApp web issue on the Android Chrome browser, you should first check the latest WhatsApp version updated, check internet connection, turn Airplane mode on & off, clear cache of the browser, reset network settings, and other solutions.

WhatsApp added various new features such as Send GIF in WhatsApp, WhatsApp two-step verification, WhatsApp status privacy, group video call with 8 people, Broadcast list, WhatsApp Passcode, and more.

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How to Fix WhatsApp Web Not Working on Mobile Browser

fix WhatsApp Web not working on android phone

Check Latest WhatsApp Version

First of all, check the WhatsApp version in your android device. Make sure to update it with the latest version.

How to Fix WhatsApp Web Not Working on Android or PC

Open Play Store > Three horizontal lines at the top left corner > My apps & games > Update all

Now try to connect WhatsApp on PC and check to fix the issue.

Check Internet Connection on your Android & PC to Fix WhatsApp Web Not Working on Android

Slow internet connection is also causing this WhatsApp web issue. Check your internet connection (Mobile data & WiFi). If possible use a WiFi connection when using the WhatsApp web.

Turn Airplane Mode On & Off

Check Internet Connection to fix WhatsApp web issue

Swipe down the notification panel from the top of the screen > Tap Airplane mode > Wait 10 seconds > Tap again Airplane mode

Clear the Cache & Cookies Chrome/Mozilla/Firefox browser

Make your browser is updated with the latest version. If available update then updates browser and try to connect the WhatsApp web. If already installed the latest version, clear the cache & cookies on your chrome/Mozilla/Firefox browser.

Step 1: Open Google Chrome browser on your PC or laptop.

Step 2: Tap “More”.

Step 3: Tap “Settings”.

Step 4: Scroll down until the end of the page and tap “show advanced settings”.

WahtsApp web not working on chrome browser

Step 5: Tap “Clear browsing data” under the privacy section.

You can see below the screen on your Google chrome browser. Before clear browsing data, tick mark data want to delete from the given list.

Clear browsing data on chrome to fix WhatsApp web error

Step 6: Tap again “Clear browsing data”.

Now restart your Chrome browser and connect your phone with PC to scan the QR code.

Try using WhatsApp Web on Another PC/Laptop

If none of the above-given methods worked for you, you will try to use the WhatsApp web on another desktop PC or laptop device.

Reset Network Settings

Step 1: Go to “Settings”.

Step 2: Tap on “Backup & reset” under the personal section.

Step 3: Tap “Network settings reset”.

reset settings android to fix WhatsApp web not working on android issue

Step 4: Touch “Reset settings”.

If you set any PIN/Pattern lock/Password/fingerprint on your device, confirm it.

reset network settings to fix WhatsApp web not working error

Step 5: Tap again “Reset settings”.

It will reset all network settings from your android phone including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and cellular data.

WhatsApp web not showing QR code

Alternative Way: Settings > System > Advanced > Reset options > Reset WiFi, mobile & Bluetooth > Reset settings

Download WhatsApp for Mac or Windows PC:

WhatsApp for Windows 8 and higher (64-bit) – Download Now

WhatsApp for Windows 8 and higher (32-bit) – Download Now

Mac OS X 10.9 and higher – Download Now

That’s all. Do let us know you liked this trick to fix WhatsApp Web not working on android or chrome browser. If you know some other methods to fix this WhatsApp Web issue, let us know in the below comment box.

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