WhatsApp’s multi-device support is one of the big new things we expect from the popular messaging app in 2021. We’re still not sure exactly how it will work, although the idea is simple: the same WhatsApp account on multiple devices at the same time. According to the latest leaks, up to four devices.
We know Facebook has been working on multi-device support in WhatsApp for months, and apparently we won’t have to wait much longer to be able to test it. As WaBetaInfo revealed, The next beta versions of WhatsApp will allow you to test the cross-device WhatsApp Web
WhatsApp Web without having the mobile connected
Currently, WhatsApp can only be used on one device, usually a mobile. It is also possible to chat from any browser or PC, with WhatsApp Web and the desktop version, but it does not work independently, but synchronized from the mobile. That is to say, They need you to keep your mobile on and connected to the network.
This is where the main difference is from WhatsApp’s multi-device mode, which would allow the same WhatsApp account to be used on multiple devices at the same time and independently. Rumors of this novelty had been ringing since 2019 and, two years later, we would be very close to finally being able to try multi-device WhatsApp
WaBetaInfo was able to find a screen in the latest beta of WhatsApp with which you can test the web beta of WhatsApp “without having to keep your phone connected“Apparently, a test button will be included in the web section of WhatsApp, allowing to use the current mode, synchronized, or the new, independent.
Some additional information is also included in this regard, again indicating that WhatsApp can be used in up to four different devices, so that you can use WhatsApp Web on the PC, the native application and the portal, without having the mobile connected.
It is stated, yes, that certain functions not yet available in this beta versionBut they will come later: archive and deactivate chats, delete chats and calls from these “companion” devices. We still don’t have a date on which WhatsApp will activate this beta although, given that everything looks pretty ready, it could be right around the corner.
Via | WaBetaInfo
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