WhatsApp Ties users to a single active account on one device, even if they can use popular messaging platforms on different devices. To access a secondary account linked to a different phone number, users must log out of their primary account on the same device. That’s about to change. Meta-owned instant messenger on Thursday announced that it will allow users to log into two active WhatsApp accounts at the same time. Android Device WhatsApp users can seamlessly switch between two accounts without logging out.
A Blog In the post, WhatsApp said that to set up two accounts, users will need a second phone number and SIM card or a phone that supports multi-SIM or eSIM. Users can then go to WhatsApp Settings, tap on the arrow next to their name and click on “Add Account”. Using their secondary phone number, they can then set up a second WhatsApp account on the app.
It’s also worth noting that users can adjust privacy and notification settings on each account individually For example, you can mute notifications on your personal account and allow them for your work account, or vice versa. Messages sent and received on both accounts must be end-to-end encrypted.
The multi-account feature will allow users to easily switch between work and personal accounts on WhatsApp and will also eliminate the need to carry two phones to do so. In its blog, WhatsApp warned users to only use the official WhatsApp app on the Google Play Store and not to download emulator apps. The company has not yet confirmed this feature iOS device
WhatsApp is having a busy week, rolling out a bunch of new updates and features for users Recently there was also the app Report Checking the ‘at a glance’ mode toggle for voice messages, like the one present for sending photos and videos in the app.
Earlier this week, the app too to issue Support for passkeys on Android. The feature allows Android users to securely log into their WhatsApp account using biometric authentication on their phone or PIN on their device.