WhatsApp Video Calls On Your Computer and Laptop

WhatsApp is one of the hottest apps in the field of text messaging and video calls. This app is compatible with Android and iPhone operating systems and allow everyone to use it for free to connect with family and friends.

WhatsApp Web QR Code

WhatsApp Web QR Code

WhatsApp Allows you to chat with others using your mobile phone, but also you can use it on your computer and laptop for messaging your friend from your own account with its web version using browsers such as Chrome, Firefox and others or by installing and using dedicated app for computers operating systems.

While using the app on your computer or laptop, all its content will sync and will show also on your smartphone version app.

WhatsApp Web Version Using Browsers

  1. Open your browser (Chrome, Edge, Firefox etc.)
  2. Go to https://web.whatsapp.com and there you’ll see a QR code which we’ll use on the next steps.
  3. Open WhatsApp app on your smartphone and go to the 3-points menu at the top of the screen.
  4. Select WhatsApp Web option.
  5. Scan the QR code on your computer screen with your smartphone.
    That’s it. You will see WhatsApp on your computer through your browser. Also save its URL address for later on your favorites for easy access.

WhatsApp App For Computers and Laptops

Another option is to use WhatsApp as an installed app on your computer with desktop shortcut as so. Installing WhatsApp as an app on your computer will offer a comfort access to the app. You can download WhatsApp for MacOS 10 or Windows 8 and greater. Just open this URL address https://www.whatsapp.com/download and install the app on your computer. After the first time you open the app, you will need to scan the QR code with your smartphone’s WhatsApp App as instructed on the steps 3 to 5 above.

Video Calls On WhatsApp Computers App

Well, on the first use of the app on your computer, you notices that you can message text and send files, pictures and videos and voice messages, but you can’t make video calls like on the smartphone app.

Unlike the mobile phone app, you can’t make video calls using WhatsApp on your computer. But, we have a solution for you if you don’t want to settle for the text and voice messages.

By installing and using Android Emulator on your computer you can do it. In few words, an Android Emulator is a software which opens a window on your computer and act as Android OS. By installing this emulator, you can do everything you can do on an Android OS such as games for Android and more. So, if you open WhatsApp through an Android Emulator window, you will be able to make video calls too.

Nox Player Android Emulator Screen

You can find many Android Emulators using google search. Try to search for users recommendations first. Some of the recommended Android Emulators you might find are Nox Player, YouWave, BlueStack and more. Please note, that Android emulator require a good technical specifications of your computer, otherwise your computer will be slow, very slow.

If it is too complicated for you, you can use other software for video calls such as Skype, Zoom and others.

Turn Your USB Printer Into Wireless Printer

If you’re using a regular wired USB printer, you already know how irritating and tiring it is to print some pages on your printer. If your laptop isn’t near the printer, you got to take it, connect the USB cable to it, turn on the printer and send your file to print. All this process might take few precious minutes from our work.

Wireless Printer Server

Wireless Printer Server Device

New Wireless Printer

New Wireless Printer can be a great solution for people who want to save time while printing. Wireless printers work washout any wires or cables. After an easy and fast setup, you can start sending files to print from any place at home or office.

Wireless printers are the near future solution for printing, same as the wired mouse almost gone and most of us already use wireless mouse. It’s good to catch up with the technology from time to time.

Moreover, these days the prices of new wireless printers is pretty fair. You can find wireless printers starting from $50 for simple ink wireless printers. So, our first solution for printing fast without getting to your printer is buying a wireless printer.

Wireless Printer Server

If you can’t afford buying a new wireless printer, you can try this DIY solution using Wireless Printer Server.

The wireless printer server is an external device connected to your printer with standard USB cable. This device allow you to turn your wired USB printer into a wireless printer and send to print files to your regular printer fron anywhere after an east and fast setup.

As for the prices, most of the wireless printer servers are cheaper than a new wireless printer cost. Important note as for wireless printer servers: While searching and buyng it, check if the cables you get with the printer server compatible with your printer. If not, you might need to get a sutible adapter to connect the printer server with your regular printer.

Using Your Router To Turn Your Wired Printer Into Wireless Printer

Our third and last solution is to use your internet ISP router or an old router into wireless printer server device. Of course, in this case, you need some extra technological skills, but you can find great guides on the internet to do it. It’s not complicted as it seems.

This free solution can save you money and make your work easy. But (There’s always be ‘but’) in this case, you need to place your regular printer near your router point, so you’ll be able to connect between the two devices.

Printing in a Digital World

Last thing as for this wireless printers or generally printing – If you don’t have to print – avoid it.

There are many solutions which help you avoiding printing, spending papers, spending Ink and making the world a clean place for our children. Every printed page counts. Try to find other options instead of printing your files if your really don’t have to print it.

For example, if you get a file and you need to sign it or fill it, you can use Adobe Acrobat Reader to edit, fill, sign and send files free without printing it. it’s easy and simple.

How To Change Task Bar Color In Windows 10?

The big latest windows update which accrued lately ended with a color change from black to grey in the bottom bar – the task bar and so the headers of every window or tab.

For those who used to the black task bar from the previous version which make the best contrast to the bottom icons in the task bar – you can change it easily.

How to change the task bar color back into black?

  1. Click on the windows icon on the edge of the task bar.
  2. Select the Personalization option in the new window.
  3. Select Color option on the left menu so you will get the color options on the right of the window.
  4. Click on the first menu (jump select menu) and you will find 3 option: Light, Dark and Custom.
  5. Select the Custom option.
  6. Under this menu you will find more option – Select the Dark option.
  7. On the next option select Light (for the windows headers and tabs color).
Color Options For Task Bar and Window Header or Tabs

Color Options For Task Bar and Window Header or Tabs

That’s it. The task bar and the windows / tabs header will get back to what you have used to in the previous version, before the latest update of windows.