How to Scan WhatsApp Web QR Code

WhatsApp quick response code is the code that links WhatsApp on your computer called “Web WhatsApp” to your phone WhatsApp. The QR code in WhatsApp when scanned with WhatsApp web QR code it links phone WhatsApp to computer WhatsApp.

The WhatsApp could be WhatsApp desktop app or using WhatsApp on your browser. So, if you want to use WhatsApp on your laptop computer you need to scan your Android or iPhone QR code to your WhatsApp on your computer to link them together.

For some reasons, WhatsApp web may stop working for a while and you will not be able to scan your QR code to receive WhatsApp messages on your computer. Sometimes, you will be able to scan your QR code when you restart your browser or restart your computer. However, this does not guarantee you that you will be able to scan the QR even after you have restarted your computer or browser.

The best way to fix inability to scan WhatsApp QR code is to clear your browser’s cookies and make sure you have the latest WhatsApp web desktop version. That is by the way, here in how to scan Android phone and iPhone quick response code to WhatsApp web QR code.

How to Scan WhatsApp Web QR Code

To scan Android and iOS WhatsApp web QR code open your “WhatsApp app” on your Android phone or iPhone and click on the 3 dots to the upper right to select “ Web WhatsApp“.

WhatsApp Web QR Code

Click on “WhatsApp web” desktop app to launch the desktop app or visit “” and then place your phone primary camera on the “WhatsApp web” QR code page and wait until your phone vibrates.

WhatsApp Web QR Code

Note: Once your phone vibrated it signifies that you have successfully linked your mobile WhatsApp to web WhatsApp app.

WhatsApp Web Desktop App Not Working

When ffmpeg.dll is missing from your computer you will not be able to run WhatsApp web desktop app. Each time you click on the desktop WhatsApp icon you will end up seeing a system error message that ffmpeg.dll is missing and for that reason, you are unable to run WhatsApp this time around.

WhatsApp Web QR Code

To fix this problem you have to download and install the ffmpeg.dll file on your computer. For more information on ffmpeg.dll read this post on everything you need to know and things you should do before you install files from a third-party website that is not approved by Microsoft.

WhatsApp Web QR Code Not Working on Browser

I have experienced this once and I almost throw a tantrum at myself. After I have fought and fought with myself I found a solution to while WhatsApp web QR code keeps loading without working. The only working solution is to clear your browser’s cookies. For those that often delete caches on their browsers, you will probably not encounter this.

Launch the browser you want to use WhatsApp web on and visit “”.  Click on the”SSL” indicator on the browser and click on “cookies” and click on “” and then click on “remove” and then click on “Done”.

WhatsApp Web QR Code

Restart the browser and try to log in to your WhatsApp web. If the problem did not solve restart your computer and follow the procedure above to scan your WhatsApp QR code and it will work perfectly. The infinite QR code loading would have been cleared and you can now enjoy WhatsApp web on your computer.

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