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WhatsApp will soon allow users to use the same account on multiple smartphones

WhatsApp last month unveiled multi-device support for Android and iOS users. This allows individuals to use their WhatsApp accounts on a maximum of four devices and one phone without an active internet connection. Now, Meta-owned Instant Messaging Platform is reportedly working on a new feature that will allow users to add a secondary device in addition to WhatsApp to their primary phone. With this, users can link to use their WhatsApp account on another phone. This feature has been identified in the WhatsApp beta for the Android 2.22.10.13 update.

According to a Report WhatsApp Features Tracker Through WABetaInfo, the messaging service is extending its multi-device support to secondary smartphones and tablets. Functionality allows users to operate a single WhatsApp account on multiple devices. As mentioned, WhatsApp beta for Android 2.22.10.13 update includes a hint for the second version of the multi-device feature. Reported to have a screenshot showing the interface when opening WhatsApp on a secondary mobile device. The screenshot has a “Register Device as Companion” section, which gives users an idea of ​​what the feature will look like when it goes live.

Users may need to scan the QR code with the primary WhatsApp device to complete the linking of the messaging service to a secondary device or Android tablet. However, the report also states that this feature is under development. The feature may be updated before the final release.

Last month, WhatsApp announced multi-device support for all users. This allows Android and iOS users to open their WhatsApp accounts on different devices to send and receive messages simultaneously in the app, even if their phones do not have active internet access. Users do not need to connect their phones to the Internet to access this functionality. However, if the phone is idle for more than 14 days the connected devices will be disconnected.


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