Tech2 News TeamJune 13, 2020 4:59:21 PM IST
WhatsApp is working on a feature that will allow people to use their accounts on multiple devices. Reports suggesting that support for multiple devices would be available in the popular messaging app that first appeared last year in November.
WABetaInfo reported that a WhatsApp account could be used on up to four devices simultaneously in the future. “Yes, it is the ability to use your WhatsApp account on 4 devices at the same time. In development, but it's great! ”Read a post on Twitter.
The tweet also featured a screen capture that suggests that data between devices would be synced using Wi-Fi connectivity.
Yes, it's the ability to use your WhatsApp account from 4 devices at the same time.
Under development, but it's great!Advertisement
— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) June 12, 2020
Currently, users can log in from a smartphone and PC (via WhatsApp Web) at the same time.
However, there is no information on whether the update will be cross-platform. Basically, it is not clear whether a user with an iPad and an Android phone will be able to use the feature.
Last year, one of the beta versions on iOS implemented a new feature that asked users for a registration code. Once activated, it allowed users to use WhatsApp on multiple devices using the same account.
WABetaInfo discovered this feature in WhatsApp beta for iOS 188.8.131.52. When logging in to a new device, WhatsApp usually asks for a verification code that was previously set.
In beta, the app notified the user that a registration code was requested for the account. A notification also appeared in this version, although it has not been activated.
WhatsApp is also testing another feature that will allow users to search by date while examining current conversations and group chats. If this is enabled, searching for a message around a specific date will become easier than it is currently.
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