Latest WhatsApp beta confirms multi-device support, iPad app soon?
The latest beta of WhatsApp has come with interesting news that we could see throughout this year. Thus, there are several details of a new type of messages that self-destruct or messages that expire and the confirmation of support for multiple devices, available on both Android and iOS.
According to recent reports from the most accurate site in WhatsApp leaks, WABetaInfo, in the beta version of WhatsApp 2.20.110 there are new references to compatibility with multiple devices, a feature that will allow users log in to the same account on different devices at the same time.
Therefore, unlike what is currently happening, we can open our WhatsApp account on a tablet without closing the iPhone, an alternative to the desktop version. Only, that unlike WhatsApp web or desktop applications, this feature needs a host and a dependent device.
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The details revealed by reveal that every time a new device is added to an account, the encryption keys will be updated in response to the change. Thus, all the user’s contacts will be notified of this change, even if messages may be different for stable and beta versions of WhatsApp.
For now there is no tentative date to know when updates are available to all users. However, it is expected that it will be this year when they join the list of news that WhatsApp has presented to us, such as the arrival of Dark Mode or the possibility of ignore group invites.
There is no doubt that WhatsApp continues to earn its place as the most popular instant messaging app, with features that differentiate it from the competition, or like the latter, that make it keep up to date with functions that have been in demand for a long time.