One of the popularly used messaging applications, WhatsApp is introducing a new feature that will let consumer use the app on multiple devices without an active internet connection.
With the multi-device feature which is under development user will be able to use WhatsApp account on multiple devices, without requiring an Internet connection on your main device.
Whatsapp management confirmed to WABetaInfo, a platform that tracks Android beta software updates, that multi-device is coming within two months. To ensure a good product, it might take a bit long.
Some key features would be:
- Linked devices can work without an active Internet connection on the main device.
- User can link up to four devices to your WhatsApp account
- WhatsApp will allow the chat history migration between iOS and Andriod. WhatsApp always requires to update the app before starting the migration.
- Multi-device will be released as beta feature to people that want to try it, and it will be initially optional
- Voice and video calls work across linked devices
- User cannot message or call people that have an outdated WhatsApp version installed.