On Thursday, Meta-owned WhatsApp announced that users can now connect the popular communication app on up to four devices, even if their phones run out of battery.
In a tweet, the instant messaging app declared that users need not worry about their phone’s battery anymore, as they can link WhatsApp to multiple devices to keep their chats synced, encrypted, and uninterrupted.
In addition to this new capability, WhatsApp has also launched an entirely new app for Windows to make linking devices even more straightforward.
The new app boasts a faster loading time and a familiar interface, making it seamless to chat across multiple devices.
The newly released desktop app for WhatsApp now supports video calls with up to eight people and audio calls with up to 32 people, much like the mobile app.
This update enables users to seamlessly connect with friends, family, and colleagues across multiple devices and locations.
WhatsApp has also announced plans to increase the number of people allowed in a group call in the future, providing even more flexibility for users who wish to connect with larger groups.
This update will be especially beneficial for remote teams, enabling them to hold virtual meetings and collaborate more effectively across distances.
As part of its commitment to facilitating its users worldwide, WhatsApp consistently updates its features. With this latest announcement, users can enjoy an even more convenient and efficient messaging experience across their devices.
Number of members
WhatsApp has recently made several updates to its platform, including an increase in the number of participants who can be added to a single group.
With this new update, the app has doubled the number of users who can be added to a group from 512 to 1,024, providing more space for users to connect with one another.
More control to admin
In addition to this, WhatsApp has given group admins more control by allowing them to approve new member requests.
This feature enables admins to review and approve new members by opening the “Pending participants” option within the group info screen or tapping the in-chat banner.
Groups in common feature
This new update is particularly useful in situations where users may recall a participant’s name within a group but not the group’s name.
Furthermore, WhatsApp has introduced a new feature that enables users to see the groups they have in common with a particular contact they are searching for.
With this feature, users can easily find the groups they have in common with their contacts, providing them with more information when they search for contacts within the search bar.
Overall, these updates demonstrate WhatsApp’s continued commitment to enhancing its user experience and providing users with more features to facilitate their communication needs, whether they are working from home, traveling, or simply connecting with loved ones.