WhatsApp Now Supports Device Link for Mobile and Tablet Devices
The linked devices feature of WhatsApp is gradually expanding to support more devices, including a variety of mobile phones and tablets in addition to those already supported. That’s right: very soon, you will be able to utilize two different mobile phones for the same WhatsApp account, and the process of beta testing for this feature has already begun for the messaging program. These alterations are being made available on the Android version of WhatsApp, and if you have access to its beta versions, then we recommend that you install the unreleased WhatsApp version 188.8.131.52.
This version gives you linked device support for both of these devices, as WABetaInfo shared in its report. If you don’t have access to its beta versions, then you can use the link below to download the latest stable version of WhatsApp. Tablets have been on WhatsApp’s to-do list for quite some time, but the company has not yet released a native app for the iPad. However, the introduction of support for a secondary phone to run the same account is most certainly unexpected, but it is certainly something that anyone who uses two phones would be happy to have implemented.
Now that this change has taken place, WhatsApp will finally support Linked Devices for a maximum of four Android phones through the use of Companion Mode. Beta users of WhatsApp can link several devices to the same account by selecting “Link a Device” from the menu that appears when they click the three dots in the top-right corner of the app’s screen. In addition to this, WhatsApp users can now link their accounts to a tablet computer if they so choose. You will need to navigate to the area for linked devices, then scan the QR code that is displayed on the slate in order to gain access to the WhatsApp account that is stored on the tablet.
When do my end users anticipate that these two features will become available to everyone? Due to the fact that these are still in beta, WhatsApp is going to put them through rigorous testing with a restricted set of users in order to make sure that any and all flaws are ironed out before making them available to users all over the world. According to the source, these features are only available for Android devices. However, we have high hopes that WhatsApp will soon make them available for iOS and iPadOS users as well.