If you are outside of China, it’s considerable that you have barely even heard of WeChat. But, if you are from/in China or if you have been to China recently, you would be lying if you say you are unaware of WeChat. The craze for WeChat has been flooding the internet and it has been one of the most popular messaging app in the world though it’s not that popular in the rest of the world as it is in China. People of China spend 2/3 of their mobile time on WeChat.
It’s amazing to see how WeChat has made a huge impact on the digital world with its efficiency and accessibilty. If you would like to know more about WeChat, go learn it on the link here. In this content, I will explain how to create a WeChat personal account.
Signup For WeChat Personal Account on Android or iPhone
Signing up on WeChat is just as easy as it is in other apps and you will have your own personal account. Follow these easy steps to create a WeChat personal account in no time.
If you haven’t downloaded the WeChat app, click on the link given for Android users in Google Play Store and for iPhone users in App Store.
2.Signup for a New WeChat Account:
After you have installed the app, open it. You will be given two options: Log In or Sign Up. You are probably here to create a new account. So, click on Sign Up.
3.Add Information Required:
As soon as you click on ‘Sign Up’ you will be asked for your personal information such as your username, region you are from, your phone number and your password. You can only sign up with your phone number. Don’t look for other options. After you have added all the information asked, click on the Sign Up icon.
4.WeChat Security Verification:
To ensure the security of your account, WeChat will ask you to start security verification. This is to verify your verification code. Tap on Start. You will then be presented with a task. Complete it.
After you are done with the security verification, WeChat will send you an SMS to verify your phone number. Make sure you receive your SMS. If you don’t receive it within 60 seconds, click on No verification code received. If you have received your code, add the code in the designated place and click on Next.
6.WeChat’s main chatting screen:
Behold, you have now reached the app’s main window. Now you can start using the app to add contacts, share contents and discover new things.
This whole process will only take up couple of your time. It’s that easy to create a WeChat account and it’s free of charge!
How To Add Friends And Start Chatting?
It’s great that now you have your own personal WeChat account. Why not take the next step and start connecting with your friends? Don’t worry, adding friends on WeChat is just as easy as it is on Facebook.
Get started by clicking on the Contacts tab at the bottom of your screen, tap on the ‘plus’ icon in the upper right corner of the screen, and choose ‘Add Contacts’. You can now search for people or businesses by their phone number or WeChat ID, and add them to your contacts by hitting the ‘Follow’ button.
You can also use other easy ways to add friends, like scanning their QR codes. Access your QR code by clicking the ‘Me’ icon and tapping the QR icon. You can scan the QR code with the built-in QR reader which you can find under the ‘Discover’ tab.
How To Use WeChat on a Computer?
Wondering how you can log in to your WeChat account on your PC. The log in process is quite easy but it’s nothing like what you are used to in Facebook. When you try to access the WeChat website on your PC, you will see a large QR code positioned right in the middle. Now, take your smartphone and launch the WeChat app. In the main window of WeChat, you will see a plus icon just at the top right side of the screen. Click on that and access the WeChat Scan icon. Scan the QR code on your computer screen and confirm login on your smartphone. Now, you can access your account on your computer too. See, it’s that easy but you will find it a little weird on your first use.
CONCLUSION: If you have reached this part of the content, then you have successfully learned how you can signup for WeChat and logging in on the computer. Once you start using the app, you will learn more things on your own. As the legends say “Self-study is the best study.”