WhatsApp is the most popular messaging platform of our times. Used by millions of people everyday, the messaging app connects people from all parts of world. And as it’s evolving, the app now let’s users make voice and video calls as well. Essentially, the app has grown to be a very personal thing for each of its user and hacking through might reveal potential information/secrets about anyone’s relations and other stuff.
The aim of this page is NOT to help you hack someone’s WhatsApp account, but rather to serve information on how easy it’s for anyone with access to your phone to spy on you by hacking your WhatsApp without you ever knowing about it.
Yes, WhatsApp can be hacked in under 2 minutes. And all the tools required for that are built right into the app itself.
WhatsApp has a feature to use the messaging app on a PC either via browser or as an app on a Windows or Mac PC. This enables anyone to setup their WhatsApp account on their PC within a couple of minutes. And once setup on the PC, a user can send/receive messages from the PC without needing the phone nearby. That’s it.
So if anyone wants to hack your WhatsApp, he/she just need a few seconds with your phone and their PC to setup your WhatsApp on their PC. Below’s how it can be done in detail:
How to Hack WhatsApp Account Online
- Open web.whatsapp.com on your PC’s browser. Or download/install the WhatsApp for Windows or for Mac app on the PC. You’ll see a QR code on the PC screen.
- Get anyone’s phone, and open WhatsApp app.
- Open Menu » select WhatsApp Web. The phone’s camera will start and you’ll be asked to scan a QR code.
- Point the phone on the PC screen and scan the QR code to authenticate WhatsApp access.
- All WhatsApp conversations will show on the PC screen.
That’s it. Give the phone back to whomsoever it belonged. You can now use that person’s WhatsApp from your PC without their knowledge.
Simple, ain’t it?
Well, that’s just one way of hacking/spying on someone’s WhatsApp chats and it requires a PC. But there are more ways to hack WhatsApp without needing a PC, and instead using an Android phone directly.
You can spy/hack a WhatsApp account by spoofing the WiFi MAC address of your Android phone with the other user’s phone of whom you want to hack WhatsApp account.
How to Hack WhatsApp Chats on Android (without PC)
- Delete WhatsApp app from your Android phone.
- Get the Android phone of the person whose WhatsApp account you want to hack. And do the following:
- Go to Settings » About phone » Status » and note down the WiFi MAC address.
- Similarly, note down the WiFi MAC address of your Android phone as well.
└ This is to keep a backup of your phone’s WiFi Mac address.
- Download/install Busybox app from the Play Store. Once installed, open it and do as instructed in the app.
- Download/install a Terminal emulator app on your Android phone. Once installed, open the app issue the following commands:
busybox iplink show wlan0
└ This will show the current WiFi MAC address of your phone.
busybox ifconfig wlan0 hw ether xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx
└ Replace xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx with the WiFI Mac address you noted down in Step 2 above. This will change your phone’s MAC address.
busybox iplink show wlan0
└ Run this command again to check if MAC address has changed successfully on your device.
- Download/install WhatsApp on your phone.
- Setup WhatsApp using phone number of the other WhatsApp account you wish to hack.
└ An OTP will be sent to verify access on the other number, so make sure you’ve the other device in hand to get the OTP.
That’s it. By spoofing your phone WiFi MAC address with the other person’s phone you successfully tricked WhatsApp into believing that both phones are same and hence keeps running on both with same account.