August 20, 2015 12:00 AM EDT

WhatsApp Web, the desktop browser version of the popular instant messaging app, is now available for Apple’s iOS operating system, meaning Apple users can pair the app with their computers like Blackberry, Windows phone and Android users are already able to.

The service has been available on Google Chrome since January, but was unavailable on the iPhone due to “Apple platform limitations.” However, iPhone users can now go to and scan the automatically generated QR code to chat with people from their desktops.

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