WhatsApp Has Started A Beta Test Of A New Feature
Facebook's WhatsApp app is launching beta testing for simultaneous access from several additional devices. And it will be supported even when the phone is turned off, Facebook said in a statement.
"Today, we are announcing the launch of a limited public beta testing of the updated WhatsApp features for several devices," the message says.
It's worth noting that it will be possible to use up to four auxiliary devices at the same time, even if the phone is discharged. Each of them will connect to WhatsApp independently, and the data will be protected by end-to-end encryption, the company said.
As explained in the message, in the current version, WhatsApp uses a smartphone as the primary device through which end-to-end encryption occurs, and auxiliary devices maintain a permanently secure connection with the smartphone, only displaying information on their interface. In this regard, additional devices could work worse if the smartphone had a weak connection or the battery charge was low, and only one additional device could work with the phone at the same time.
WhatsApp is an application with which you can send and receive messages, calls, photos, videos, documents, and voice messages.