The WhatsApp team has been testing a new feature for months that would allow users to link their accounts to secondary devices and continue to send and receive messages without the primary smartphone being connected to the Internet..Join Our Telegram group to know the latest news https://t.me/kuwaitoffering
According to the technical website gsmarena, WhatsApp is currently launching this new feature officially, to all users of the instant chat service on both Android and iOS versions, in the latest update of the application on the mentioned systems.
Previously, the user had to keep the main smartphone registered to the WhatsApp account number connected to the Internet, before they could have conversations in the application via the web version on connected tablets and computers. Join Our Telegram group to know the latest news https://t.me/kuwaitoffering
When enabling this new feature, which has been implemented on Android and iPhone devices currently, WhatsApp users must go to the Linked Devices option, by clicking on the three horizontal dots at the top right of the WhatsApp home page, and then choosing the feature that still bears the “trial version” status. Multi-Device Beta”.
Once activated, your account will be delinked from all connected devices before re-linking to a new device. Once linked, the user will be able to resume chatting on these devices whether the smartphone is connected to the Internet or not. In addition, messages and calls are still end-to-end encrypted.
The new “Linked Devices” feature will allow WhatsApp users to send and receive messages for up to 14 days continuously, after the Internet connection is cut off from the main smartphone, and this feature may be useful for people who lose their smartphones temporarily or if the phone battery runs out and at the same time need to Communication via WhatsApp.
Unfortunately, there is a limitation for WhatsApp users on iOS that does not allow you to delete messages or chat threads from a linked device. The other limitation is that you still cannot link a secondary smartphone or tablet. To check the feature, update to the latest version of WhatsApp and tap Three dots menu, then tap on Linked Devices and enable the feature