WhatsApp tests the option of using the same account on two mobiles at the same time

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The new 'companion mode' feature will allow two smartphones to be linked

It is currently available in beta for Android systems

WhatsApp tests the option of using the same account on two mobiles at the same time

The instant messaging WhatsApp has started testing in its beta version to implement the new feature 'buddy mode'< /strong>, with which you canlink two mobile phones so that the same account is used on both devices at the same time.

As reported&nbsp ;WABetaInfo, the trial period of the 'partner mode' is over. available for Android systems  implementing thanks to update 2.22.24.18 with an option that appears for some users when they try to link the WhatsApp account.

The steps to follow to be able to link two 'smartphones' and activate this feature is similar to the process for WhatsApp Web. In the additional device, you have to click on the option 'Pair a device' in the menu. of options that appears on thescreen where you enter the phone numberto log in.

Once this option has been chosen, the screen will display A QR code  Scan from the main mobile device to link the WhatsApp account. automatically the account will be cleared. started on both phones allowing it to be used interchangeably on both terminals.

In addition, in the same way as on PC, it is not necessary to operate with the mobile phone connected, since the 'companion mode' allows you to use the account  on both phones independently. Still, when used on the other phoneit will still sync. the entire chat.

On the other hand, WhatsApp allows you to link an account on up to four devices at the same time, so you could link more than two mobile phones to one profile only. Similarly, end-to-end encryption has also been maintained in this 'companion mode', so that messages or calls continue to be kept private.

This new function offered by the This instant messaging company arrives after the launch of a version that also allows you to use the same WhatsApp account on your mobile and on a tablet  thanks to the WhatsApp beta update for Android 2.22.21.16.