WhatsApp has been testing an option to use the service in multiple devices at the same time since 2019. WhatsApp CEO Will Cathcart and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in an interview with WABetaInfo have confirmed that the multi device support will be rolled out in a public beta within two months. However, there will be a limit, so you only connect up to 4 linked devices. WhatsApp on iPad might also be support using multi-device option.
With this new feature, users will be able to use their same account on up to four iOS or Android device without having the need to uninstall the app in the first device. Users can also log in to their account on multiple devices, at the same time.
In the interview, the Facebook CEO also confirmed that disappearing mode will also available soon. This that will automatically enable ephemeral messages option in new chat threads. There will also be ‘view once’ feature. Once enabled, the recipient can only open your photos and videos once before they disappear from the chat.
WhatsApp also opened WhatsApp for iOS beta program today through TestFlight for 2000 users. It might open for more users in the future.