I see the Improvement 4/5
Always keep users satisfied, it’s really good for you. For the last star, it would be 5 stars if you let desktop version runs without phone’s attendance (most of your competitors did this, don’t lose your fame!)
Meh... not much better than the web version, and still needs the phone 2/5
Why? Why? Why? Why can't this app (or the web version) simply work WITHOUT THE PHONE? We are near 2020 and we still have ARTIFICIAL RESTRICTIONS on what networked devices can do? I mean, authenticate and then just work... No need to keep bitbanging back and forth to the phone... These people need to hire some good brains to work things out.
Doesn’t update on High Sierra 1/5
By Iggy Sweet Rains
Hope this will be fixed soon , crashes on High Sierra and wouldn’t update on a Mac Store. Sad.
No Video 2/5
The camera on my phone broke and I wanted to use this app to videochat with family and it doesn’t have the same features as the app.. if that were fixed I would have no complaints.
good app on the desktop but going to delete because you can’t use it if you dont have the app on your phone…….. whats the point of making a desktop app if you cant use it solely on desktop.
No phone calls 4/5
I don’t like the fact that I cannot make phone calls or receive them on my computer. Or it’s that I haven’t find the way?
It’s OK but I wish it wasn’t mobile dependent 3/5
I love using WhatsApp on my desktop but it will be fantastic if it could work without having to connect/sync it to my mobile phone. I like the way Telegram works - the desktop version and the mobile version update themselves without having to sync my phone with my desktop app. It will be really great if this can be fixed. Then I can rate it a 5. But, I must commend the hardwork and thought behind the app.
The reply action when notifications show up does not work 2/5
Billion dollar product has a broken notification reply action in Mac OS? Whenever I press reply and type a message directly on the notification no messsage gets sent! (Works as intended with iMessage)
And even though the phone is connected to the internet and functioning properly with other mac+ios applications, this WhatsApp desktop keeps saying that the phone is not connected (when the phone is locked, as soon as we visit the WhatsApp in the iPhone it starts to work again!)
Fix the attachment 1/5
Since the last update, I’m unable to attach any photo or video format to the chat. it just says “1 file you tried adding is not supported”. PLEASE FIX THIS
Excellent but…. 5/5
Needs improving in text correction issues, and should not force the user to change a word in a foreign language because it does not recognize the language!
Love for school 5/5
This app is perfect for school where i can have my phone in my bag and or locker and have my laptop, but not able to use my phone. works a charm!
I’m a German user, but my sytems are all setup in English.
Even if I download WA from the US store it falls back to German display language.
Ugly as hell.
I Cant update it on my MAC!!!!!! 5/5
Great app, but I Cant update it on my MAC!!!!!!
Video calling feature not provided 3/5
Video calling from MAC to phone using whts app would be great. Right now, video calling feature is not enable for me and I can’t find it. My friends video call me on my number but video call is not displayed in MAC, it only gives notifications that someone is calling ? Video calling feature from MAC to PHONE should be enable to chat more easier. Would love to have that feature.
2 stars for WHILE it’s connected to my phone 2/5
I’m on a cruise ship. I have (1) device capability for the internet package. In other words, I can use either my computer or my phone. So if I want to use my laptop, then my phone must be removed (logged out) from the internet. THEREFORE, I can’t get my important messages from WhatsApp while I’m on my Mac! So "What’sThePoint," is a good name for the Mac version of this app. It’s utterly, useless to me if I have to use my phone. Why not JUST use my phone? Why make an app for a laptop at ALL, if you need a phone to use it! It’s like having a miniature wallet attached with a chain, to my regular wallet - It’s not big enough to hold any cards or cash or photos or ANYTHING, but it looks JUST like the BIG wallet and takes up one more pocket in my pants…
Otherwise, it’s great because it does what it says it does...
Does not work 1/5
What differentiates this from WhatsApp web if I cannot use it independently from my phone? I thought this would be a great change that would help if I don’t have my phone or something, but it’s not. iMessage is so useful because it works on its on from my mac. Also, it is really buggy and crashes A LOT.
detach from phone 1/5
require phone to scan QR in order to log in, require phone to stay connected in order to send message through this desktop version….this is completely useless. I would love this app to be able to function completely independent of the phone….hope to see such improvement in the future
More hobbled with each upgrade 1/5
By R. Dawson32
The latest update(s) make the WhatsApp desktop app constantly require that you photograph a QR code with your phone in order to use it. If I wanted to run and get my phone every time I opened the app, I’d just use WhatsApp on my phone.
You know what doesn’t have this silly requirement for constantly being tethered to your phone? All of WhatsApp competitors like Hangouts and Skype. Bye bye WhatsApp.
Love the phone App, not the desktop 3/5
By Dog Chief
Love the phone app, but it defeats the purpose to have a desktop app that must be connected to the phone app to work. Unless you really want to type on your keyboard.
Always did work now keeps CRASHING! 1/5
WhatsApp please please PLEASE sort this out!!! On both my Macbook Pro and iMac the app crashes directly after scanning the QR Code with my iPhone.
Not usable if your camera is broken 2/5
There ought to be a way to sign in on the desktop app without scanning a QR code. My camera is broken, so that means I can’t use WhatsApp on my desktop (I checked the help site, and they said there’s no other way to log in). The camera even works in the selfie direction, but I can’t tell it to flip around and scan the barcode that way. As a result, this very useful desktop app that I would use every day in my work is inaccessible to me.
disappointing expectations 1/5
One of the main reasons why I download the same app on different devices is so that, when I run out of battery, internet connexion etc on one of them, I can use the other. Now this is completely pointless if I NEED MY PHONE TO BE ON AND CONNECTED to use this app on my computer! Can you fix this? Granted, it is nice to use the keyboard for a change, as well as seeing theconversation on a bigger screen, but as far as I am concerned this is only a small detail and advantage. I gain almost nothing by downloading whatsapp on my laptop unless you find a way to allow me to use it when my phone is dead/ disconnected.
its not downloading 4/5
when i install it on my phone it was ok but then it told me to update it and when i update it it not coming on back . it just stop working .
Sharing Menu 4/5
Please add support for macOSs sharing menu.
Constantly crashing upon opening 4/5
Ever since I upgraded to 0.2.8082 on my Mac OS (Sierra, Version 10.12.1), I am unable to open Whatsapp application - it crashes immediately on startup.
Quick respond from notifications not working 3/5
By SAM MD2B
Seems like quick respond from the notifications pop up does not seem to be sending response. When I open the full app and the responses that I sent are no where to be found. Please address this matter. ALSO please for the love of WHATSAPP make an APPLE watch app. Please and thank you.
Cannot reply 5/5
when i get notification, i cannot reply from there :(.But i’ll give you 5 star :).Because it’s best app i have ever seen
Ignore the haters, this is AMAZING 5/5
Seriously, I've used Messenger desktop and Mac, Signal for Mac, iMessage Mac.. this is the best. The setup process is so streamlined, the animations are beautiful, the UI is easy and pleasureable.. it just works, and it's a true app (unlike Messenger which is just a website inside a container). I'm sure there's additional features that could be added, but to me I just want an app that's fast, pretty, reliable -- this checks all the boxes.
Touch bar support 3/5
This version brought “some” support for the touch bar, but the implementation is far from what we see in other apps… only 6 emojis and no way to select another one? C’mon…
I also would like to see the avality to place calls and video calls from the app
desktop version 1/5
useless without a phone. Does not mention this until uploaded.
This latest update is terrible. I cant even launch the app, because it keeps crashing every time.
Need for Voice and Video Call 3/5
By Emin Emini
App is ok, but it needs more improvments, like Voice and Video call on desktop app. It would be great.
Reply on app not working 3/5
Until now when I click on the reply button on the desktop notifications, it worked without me going to the main app. But for some time now, it has not been working. I deleted and reinstall but the samd problem is persisting. It has made using the app very frustrating because I am so used to replying on the notification. I click send before I realise that it did not work. Kindly fix this.
Makes No Sense 2/5
I got the app on my computer because i don’t have a phone yet. Then i figured out that i can’t use it becasue i have to have the app on a phone to scan a stupid barcode. If there was a way to just have you sign in or make an account that would have made getting the app not such a waste of time.
Please make it more customizable, more features!! 3/5
I love typing out messages on my laptop because it is so much easier but there are NO features on the desktop app!! Please make it possible to turn off enter to attomatically send messages!! Just trying to make my messages easier to read and this is so frustrating!! Please make this app like the the mobile app!! The way this app is is sooo frustrating!!
STOP WORKING 1/5
Always asking an update. Just stopped functioning.
Newest update doesn’t work 1/5
Everytime I try and open the app, prompts me to update to the latest version on the App Store. when in reality u am using the latest version.
Cannot reply via notifications 1/5
The app was working perfectly earlier, but recently after the update. I cannot reply from the notification pop up. I enter the message assuming its been sent. But when I check back it shows that it has not been sent. Please adress this issue ASAP.
Stopped Working 1/5
It literally stopped working from this week. When I open the app in osx it just tells me the app is old and needs to be updated in App Store. And when I open App Store it just tells me I have the latest version.
I even have checked the version numbers and as expected I do have the 0.2.8000 version which the App Store also has. So essentially they didn’t even update the app store version of the app.
Latest update not working. Keeps asking me to update from appstore 1/5
By Vik Ara
Keeps asking me to update from appstore when opened. I uninstalled and re-installed from App Store, but still the same error message. SAD!
reply from notifications 5/5
i have been using this for a while. it saves me lot of time and its highly convenient. with the last update reply from notificaitons doesnt work in os x 10.11.6
option is there and but when i reply it doesnt go at all.
I started to get a message that I need to update the software, but I have the latest version. 1/5
Starting today, everytime I open the app on my Mac I get an error message that I need to update the software, and when I click on the update button it takes me to the App store where it says I have the latest version 0.2.8.
I sent an email to WhatsApp’s support and they referred me to their FAQ page which has nothing about this problem.
Looking for a solution, but for now it’s not worth more than 1 star.
no video calls:( 3/5
The chat works fine, but, It would be so much better if you could make video calls like the mobile app.
Current Mac app version is not working 2/5
Current Mac app version is not working; keeps asking to update through the Appstore even though there is not available update. Please fix
Its great but... 4/5
By now this app doesnt support features for touch bar! I think once it does that then only it can be best messaging application!
It shouldn’t need the phone dependency 2/5
Why does this app have to be tied to the phone so much? It causes needless errors and task-switching in order to make things work. Just let it be a standalone app.
The best cross-platform messaging app 5/5
Whatsapp is the fastest and simplest. I use it on my Android two Mac computers seamlessly. Media management is simple, and syncing is instant. I WhatsApp takes on the highly overrated monster called Slack.
quick replay not working 2/5
quick replay not working please fix it please
Great but... 4/5
The app itself is great, I can do all my stuff, but I can’t send GIFs!
I would LOVE to see GIFs come to the Mac.
Overall great app and would recomend it to everyone having a Mac.