WhatsApp users who frequently switch between devices will be delighted to hear that they can now access one account on up to four smartphones. Meta, the parent company of WhatsApp. Recently released an update that enables users to link up to four devices, allowing each device to work independently. This update has been a long time coming and is now available for stable WhatsApp users worldwide.
One of the most significant benefits of this update is that even when the primary device has no network access. The companion devices will continue to receive messages. However, if the primary device is inactive for a prolonged period. WhatsApp will log out on all the linked devices automatically. The four additional devices can include a combination of smartphones and PCs.
Adding a companion device is straightforward and can be done in multiple ways. Meta has confirmed that more methods for adding companion devices will be released soon. Currently, users need to enter their phone number on the secondary phone and then enter the OTP received on the primary device. Alternatively, they can also add a companion device by scanning the code on the primary device.
The update is expected to roll out worldwide in the coming weeks. To get this feature, users need to ensure that they have downloaded and installed the latest version of WhatsApp on both their primary and companion devices. Both devices should also have an up-to-date version of WhatsApp to use this feature.
Overall, this is an excellent update that will undoubtedly benefit many WhatsApp users. It offers a new level of flexibility and convenience, making it easier for users to switch between devices without compromising their messaging experience.
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