The most popular messaging application, WhatsApp, may begin the public beta testing of the much-awaited multi-device feature soon. The upcoming feature, as the name suggests, will allow users to log in to different devices with the same WhatsApp user account. Earlier, one has to log out from one device in order to use the same account on another device. But with this feature, one can remain logged in inside different devices without logging out from any of them. The feature is presumed to enable users to connect up to four devices with the same WhatsApp account at once.
On many occasions in the past, WhatsApp has leaked its multi-device support feature, and now it has come near to launch. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, and Will Cathcart, WhatsApp chief, have confirmed that the public beta testing of the multi-device feature will roll out within a month or two.
Public Beta Programme
On July 6, a popular WhatsApp features tracker, WABetaInfo has tweeted that multi-device support will be launched soon for testing purposes. It will soon announce the launch with many details about the way to be the public beta program part. The public beta program is anticipated to offer access to a small group of users only. So, the users need to stay updated. The tracker has confirmed that multi-device beta will allow using WhatsApp Web even without any Internet connection on the device.
The tracker has noted that the users of WhatsApp require to have the latest beta version of WhatsApp for iOS and Android. The latest beta version is needed in order to be able to participate in the beta program of the multi-device feature. The first public beta version is anticipated to launch soon. Then the company will be more likely to test it for some time before launching it commercially for all the users.
WABetaInfo also shared the screenshot of the new multi-device feature. The screenshot displayed a dialogue box that invites the users to participate in the multi-device beta. In the dialogue box, it was written that using WhatsApp on four additional devices at once will be available even without having an internet connection. The multi-device support feature has been under development for a year now. Zuckerberg has told regarding the delay that there has been a technical challenge to get all the messages and content to sync. However, the company has already managed to resolve all the issues and is all set to release its first public beta version.