Whatsapp QR Code is not Working (For Android and iOS)

If you are having error or if Whatsapp QR code is not working for your iOS or Android device at all, this generally happens because of your device is quite old or you have poor quality camera. We will tell you what causes this error in your phone and what you should do to fix it. There are also some other reasons. You will able to find all troubleshoot options for fixing the QR problem in here. You will also find some videos on this page to fix this problem. We hope that it will work for you. Firstly we recommend you to check version of the Java in your computer first. You can check it on the official website of the Java. However we recommend you to use Internet Explorer while you are checking the version. Java version test doesn’t work on Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera.

QR Code Fix for Old iOS, Android or Blackberry Devices on Whatsapp Messenger

First thing you should do is going this page of official Java Website and check your Java version with Internet Explorer. If your Java version outdated please update it or install the Java if you don’t have it in your computer yet.

You can see the QR scan trick for WhatsApp in the video above. All you need to do is zooming to your broser from options. You can see this option for Google Chrome below:

 You should do this step by step if you don’t want to watch the video:

  • Go to Whatsapp Web page first.
  • Open Whatsapp QR Scanner from Whatsapp settings of your phone.
  • Zoom the webpage from browser options and focus on QR.
  • Scan the QR Code.

Outdated WhatsApp Version

If you are using an outdated version of WhatsApp, you will need to update it. You can do it through Google Play, App Store or official website of your device.

Learn how to update WhatsApp on Android.

Learn how to update WhatsApp on iPhone and iPad.

Browser Issues – Use Google Chrome for WhatsApp Web

Howtochatonline recommends only Google Chrome for any chat application usage via web. Generally messenger services are designing and coding their web for Google Chrome Browser.

Download Google Chrome for Windows

Download Google Chrome for Mac

Slow Internet Connection Issues

If you are having trouble with your connection, this can be a problem while you are connecting to WhatsApp web. Probably you are downloading some files. If you stop it, your internet is going to be faster. If you are having slow internet trouble without any download, you will need to contact your service provider.

Whatsapp QR Code is not Working (For Android and iOS)


Other Solutions if QR Code Doesn’t Work

  • We recommend you to use latest version of your browser. If you are also using outdated version of your browser, you are going to have some problems. Check if you are using the latest version of your browser.
  • We recommend you to restart your phone and computer device and try enter WhatsApp Web again.

Also See: WhatsApp Does not Work on Android

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