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WhatsApp may enable multi-device support for users with end-to-end encryption

WhatsApp new feature

Key Specifications

  • WhatsApp will provide multi-device support available with end-to-end encryption very soon.
  • Under this feature, users can access the app on up to 4 devices.
  • This feature will roll out soon in a couple of months.

According to a report by WABetaInfo, the Instant messaging service- WhatsApp new feature of multiple-device support is expected to land very soon. WhatsApp will make its multi-device support available with end-to-end encryption.

The Company claimed that it will protect text and voice messages, photos, videos, documents, and calls from everyone. Only the sender and receiver will able to access this data.

This new feature by the instant messaging app will permit individuals to operate a similar WhatsApp account on various gadgets. But WhatsApp has not revealed this feature officially.

However, at the beginning of this month, Facebook Chief, Mark Zuckerberg, and WhatsApp head, Will Cathcart announced that some new features that will launch soon. These features include support for multiple devices, disappearing mode, support for iPad, and extension of the beta version for more iOS users.

WhatsApp was planning to enable multi-device support since July 2019. Providing multi-device support with end-to-end encryption is no such an easy task. This feature will allow the users to access the app on up to four devices.

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, said:

” It’s been a big technical challenge to get all your messages and content to sync properly across devices even when your phone battery dies, but we’ve solved this and we’re looking forward to getting it out soon.”

According to the screenshots showed by WABetaInfo, this feature is under the final stage of its internal testing as screenshots detailing the new addition appeared online in the recent past.

WhatsApp Head Will Cathcart has also words with the website that the new addition could be provided in public beta in the next month or two.

Alongside, WhatsApp is also working to bring end-to-end encrypted backups. There is, however, no exact timeline on when it would be available even for public beta testers.

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