WhatsApp is set to update to a newer version which has been long awaited-for by its users. This is so welcoming especially to those that love using the desktop and the web apps.
For the first time, WhatsApp will let people use the messaging app without using the phone they used to make the initial installation.
As it has always being, WhatsApp is linked to a single phone that was used for the initial installation process. The functionality of the desktop and web apps needed acccess to that very device to be connected and to receiving messages.
At present, to use WhatsApp on your PC would mean a double use of data as the application would be downloadin messages from both the phone and the PC simultanously.
But with this new feature, users will be able to recieve messages on their indipendently PCs and tablets even when they do not have access to their phone or their phone’s battery has died-out.
WhatsApp revealed that the new feature will be supporting up-to four devices. The applications End-to-End encription will also function on with this new upgrade.
Up to four other devices – like PCs and tablets – can be used together, WhatsApp said.
The Beta test test of the functionality of the new upgrade will be limited to a small group. The team plans to this approach to monitor the performance of the new feature before making it avalilable to everyone.
It has ben reported that about 2billion users of WhatsApp has requested for this functionality and has always been anticipating the arrival of the feature.