Web Messenger

Web Messenger

Access to WhatsApp Web from within a toolbar panel and get badge notification of unread threads

Web Messenger
What is Web Messenger?
"Web Messenger" is a Firefox add-on that provides access to WhatsApp Web in a standalone window separate from your browser tabs. It is an application that creates a more convenient and efficient way of using the official WhatsApp web interface. It comes with features such as a badge counter on the action button and the ability to control the sounds of notifications. Note that it's required to follow WhatsApp's official terms and conditions to use this service.
By: tlintspr
Rating: 3.78 (54)
Version: 0.2.7 (Last updated: 2021-07-14)
Creation date: 2016-06-29
Weekly download count: 47
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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Size: 51.28K
URLs: Website
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Web Messenger
Web Messenger (v0.3.0)
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The "Web Messenger" extension brings the official WhatsApp web service as a standalone sandboxed window. You will get unread count badge notifications on your browser windows.


  1. Access the official messenger in a sandboxed window
  2. Control whether notifications are silent or not
  3. Get badge counter on the action button

Please note that this application only loads the official WhatsApp web interface inside a standalone window. There is no intention of misleading users that this is the official application. This app only tries to make access to the official web service simpler. To use WhatsApp Web, you need to read the terms and conditions from https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/

To connect WhatsApp Messenger to your cellphone, please read: https://www.whatsapp.com/faq/en/web/28080003

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Makes daily life easier
  • Creates a separate floating panel for web.whatsapp
  • Fast and light
  • Particularly useful for users with mobility issues
  • Small problems from time to time
  • Issues with file uploading
  • Does not work with Firefox Quantum
  • Sometimes does not work at all
  • Perceived as unnecessary since the WhatsApp website can be accessed directly
Most mentioned
  • Issues with functionality
  • Helpfulness and convenience
  • Comparison with other add-ons (Opera-gx, Green Messenger, Whatsapp Launcher)
  • Suggestion for improvement (feature to keep content in a floating panel)
  • Ease of use
Recent reviews
add works great and really makes my daily life easier. There are small problems from time to time, but nothing serious.
by Luck Neal, 2024-02-05
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Risk impact

Web Messenger may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Web Messenger has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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