WhatsApp may soon allow you to connect a single account with multiple smartphones – Times of India

WhatsApp recently started rolling out the multi-device feature that allows users to access the platform on multiple devices even when there is no connection on the primary device. Users can connect a single WhatsApp account with up to four more devices. However, the feature does not allow you to use your WhatsApp account on any other smartphone. But the Facebook-owned platform is reportedly planning to add the functionality that will allow users to use a WhatsApp account on multiple smartphones.
According to a report from WABetaInfo, WhatsApp has started rolling out a new beta update for Android users through the Google Play Beta application. The update brings the version of the app up to According to the report, the update gets references to the second version of multi-device feature that allows you to connect a secondary smartphone with your account.
According to the screen shared in the report, you will be able to see a new “Register device as a companion” once the feature is rolled out. The report reveals that the section appears when you try to open WhatsApp on a secondary mobile device. The screen also suggests that you may need to point your main device to the screen of the secondary device to scan the QR code to authenticate the link.
Since only references to this feature have been spotted in the latest beta update, it is not yet known how long it will take for WhatsApp to roll out the feature in a stable release.
WhatsApp is reportedly also working on a new feature that will make it easier for you to send messages to unsaved contacts. When you are currently tapping a phone number in the chat bubble, WhatsApp takes you directly to your default calling app. With the upcoming updates, the platform can show you more options after pressing a phone number.