WABetaInfo has announced the early release of multi-device support on WhatsApp for WhatsApp Web, Desktop and Facebook Portal. screenshot post Have done. The screenshot shows that users will no longer need to be online on their phones after linking the accounts with the web, desktop and portal. The WhatsApp beta tracker report also mentions that the app can be used simultaneously on up to four additional devices with the same phone through multi-device support. This means that through the new feature, users will be able to connect up to five devices simultaneously on WhatsApp.
Users will no longer be able to communicate (neither message or call) with people using the old version of WhatsApp on their phones. This makes it clear that both parties will have to use the latest version of the app to enable multi-device support. This can cause problems for those who cannot get the updated version of WhatsApp on their device due to the old operating system.
The screenshot shared by WABetaInfo also includes the point that multi-device support will initially affect “performance and quality”. However, initial shortcomings can be corrected over time. It is speculated that users will also have to provide their own permission to enable multi-device support on Android and iPhone devices. This will broaden the scope of the new experience and make it useful for those who want to stay connected on WhatsApp all the time, regardless of the device they have.
Earlier this month Will Cathcart and Mark Zuckerberg talked about multi-device support in their alleged conversation with WABetaInfo. Worked on other new features as well. Officials suggested that it could start within a time frame of two months. However, such a trend is going on since April 2020.