WhatsApp is set to roll out the long-awaited cross-device support. This feature will allow you to connect simultaneously to 4 devices without having to use your smartphone. According to the developers, the latter should be available by the end of the month for all iOS users and next month for Android users.
It’s been 8 months now that we’ve been telling you about multi-device support for WhatsApp. In fact, the latter is certainly one of the most anticipated features. As a reminder, it will allow simultaneous use of messaging on 4 devices, without having to have your smartphone connected to the Internet and scan a QR Code. Last March, the device was made available in beta for a handful of users, but we haven’t had much news since.
Today, the wait is over. Indeed, according to information obtained by WABetaInfo, the developers are preparing to roll out the feature to all iOS users. by the end of the month. Android users, meanwhile, will have to wait until next month to qualify as well. Still according to WABetaInfo, the connection to his account will then be much fasterwhile maintaining optimal security against hacks.
No need for your smartphone to connect to WhatsApp on another device
Moreover, it would seem that the organization of messages is also improved, good news since several conversations will need to be downloaded to the device when connecting. Remember, however, that some features will not be available on all machines. On WhatsApp Web for example, users will not be able to access the preview of the links or to the stickers.
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Nevertheless, this feature will undoubtedly push users to turn to other platforms on which messaging is available. WhatsApp has indeed indicated that it has recorded an increase in access to the web version of its application since the deployment of the beta. We will let you know when the update is available on our devices.