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WhatsApp working on multi-device linking feature for secondary phones and tablets

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After releasing a new multi-device update on WhatsApp Beta for Android and iOS that brings bug fixes and new improvements to your experience when using WhatsApp Web/Desktop, WhatsApp is now working on other significant improvements . According to WABetaInfo, WhatsApp is working on bringing multi-device support to the phone, which will allow you to use the same account on different phones.

The update will bring a new WhatsApp section called “Register Device as Companion” with a description stating that the feature will allow you to use WhatsApp on any other device. In addition, you may need to scan a QR code with your primary WhatsApp device. WABetaInfo says the app will let you link an Android tablet as a secondary device in the future.

“WhatsApp is rolling out a new update through the Google Play beta program, bringing the version up to 2.22.10.13.
What’s new in this update? WhatsApp is working on the ability to link new mobile devices to your WhatsApp account for future updates.

The upcoming update will automatically sync recent messages across companion devices and will be end-to-end encrypted. The Multi-Device Link feature will also eliminate the need for a SIM card to use your WhatsApp account on another phone or tablet.

The Meta-owned messaging platform already allows users to log in on multiple devices through the ‘Linked Devices feature’, which was launched in November 2021.

WhatsApp has recently announced a variety of features. One of the key features on that list was the expansion of the voice calling feature. WhatsApp will now support 32 participants in voice calls. This is a huge jump from just 8 participants earlier. WhatsApp last raised the limit for group voice and video calling to 8 during the peak of the pandemic. Support of 32 people will be available on voice call only.

In addition, WhatsApp is also working on subscription plans for WhatsApp Business accounts to provide additional features to businesses. A recent report states, “For example, you know you can normally link up to 4 devices when using multi-device, but if you subscribe to their new plan, you can link up to 10 devices.” Will be able to link to the device.

WhatsApp working on a multi-device linking feature for secondary phones and tablets first appeared on BGR India.

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