Signal Tips: How to Use Signal on Laptop, Computer

Signal, especially WhatsApp users in India is growing in popularity amid privacy concerns. Millions of Indian users have downloaded the messaging app. It is the most popular free app in both Google Play Store and Apple App Store. WhatsApp users quit WhatsApp after the company updated their privacy policies. They can now join Signal and Telegram.

WhatsApp is available on desktop and mobile. Telegram is also compatible with both mobile and desktop versions. These platforms each have their own web versions. Signal is not one of these. Signal does not have a web-based version. Signal can be used on your computer or laptop by downloading the app. Once installed, you’ll be able use the messaging platform from your PC.

We will show you how to use Signal from a PC/laptop. Have a look.

How to Use Signal on Windows Laptop or Computer

STEP 1. In order to get started you’ll need to first visit the Signal Download Page on your browser. Click here: https://signal.org/download/.

STEP 2: Now, to download the desktop version of Signal you can simply click on “Download for Windows” option or click here: https://updates.signal.org/desktop/signal-desktop-win-1.39.5.exe.

STEP3: Clicking the button will initiate the download. Make sure your device has a reliable internet connection. This process can take several minutes.

Step 4: Next, install the app on your Windows computer.

Step 5: Open the Signal app in your mobile app. Next, go to the Settings menu and link the account with the desktop.

STEP 6 Choose Linked Device option, and scan the code displayed on the website to log in.

STEP7: Now you will be successfully signed in to Signal on your device.

Signal for iPad: How do you use it?

STEP 1. First, you will need to go to the Signal Download page for the browser that you are using. Click here: https://signal.org/download/.

STEP 2: Next, to download the iPad version of the platform you can simply click on “Download for iPad or iPhone” option or click here: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/signal-private-messenger/id874139669.

STEP 3. After the download has started, it will take some time to finish. Make sure that your iPad has a reliable internet connection.

STEP 4. Next, you will need to install the app on your iPad.

STEP5: Launch the app from your smartphone. Next, go to the Settings menu and link the account with the iPad.

STEP 6 Choose Linked Device option, and scan the code displayed on the website to log in.

STEP7: Now you are successfully logged into your iPad.