Let’s admit that WhatsApp has come a long way since it was officially launched in 2009. Now in 2021, WhatsApp has become one of the most used and useful instant messaging apps.

WhatsApp is not just limited to instant messaging features; it allows you to share file attachments, make payments, make voice/video calls, and more.

WhatsApp is now available for almost all platforms, including Android, iOS, Windows, macOS, and the Web. Over the past few months, WhatsApp has been working on multi-device support. Now it looks like the company is rolling out the Multi-device support feature to a limited number of testers.

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What is Multi-Device Support in WhatsApp?

Have you ever thought about using your WhatsApp account on a different device when you can’t use your phone? If yes, then Multi-Device support is the feature that you all need.

With Multi-Device Support, you can use your WhatsApp account on a different device without requiring an active internet connection on your primary device.

So, even if your primary device has no connection to the internet, you can still receive the messages on your WhatsApp account linked with other devices.

In short and simple words, with multi-device, you can use your WhatsApp account on multiple devices without requiring an active internet connection on the primary device.

Use the Multi-Device feature of WhatsApp

Now, WhatsApp is gradually rolling out multi-device beta support on Android and iOS. So, even if you are WhatsApp beta user, you may not see this feature because of its limited rollout.

Below, we have shared a step-by-step guide on how to use WhatsApp on multiple devices. Let’s check out.

1. Open WhatsApp on your Android and tap on the three dots. From the list of options, click on Linked Devices.

Linked Devices

2. On the next page, click on the ‘Multi-device beta’ option.

Multi-device beta

3. On the next page, click on the ‘Join Beta’ button.

Join Beta

5. Once joined, you will see a confirmation screen like this.

confirmation screen

6. To use the multi-device feature, go back to the previous screen and tap on the ‘Link a Device’ option.

Link a Device

7. QR code scanner will open. You need to scan the QR code displayed on your WhatsApp web or WhatsApp for the desktop app. You can link up to 4 devices at the same time.

QR code scanner

Important: The linked devices will get disconnected if you don’t use your phone for over 14 days.

devices will get disconnected

That’s it! You are done. This is how you can use the WhatsApp Multi-device feature.

So, this guide is about how to use the Multi-Device feature of WhatsApp. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also. If you have any doubts about this, let us know in the comment box below.


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