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WhatsApp may be closer to getting multi-device support

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Over the years, WhatsApp has provided many features, from stories and dark mode to QR code support and integration. Although we still don’t have multi-device support after all this time, it looks like we may be one step away from this feature.

The popular WhatsApp reminder WABetaInfo has found a screenshot from the pre-release version of the messaging app that shows support for multiple devices.

The screenshot shows an option called “Linked Devices” accessed from the three-dot main menu, which replaces the WhatsApp Web shortcut.

WhatsApp Screenshot

Screenshot of the “Linked Devices” menu. Please also note that you can send and receive messages from your browser, computer, and Facebook Portal device.

It is not clear whether this is just a new home for WhatsApp Web, WhatsApp Desktop, and Facebook Portal features.

If it does, then you still need to connect your phone to the Internet to use things like desktops and web clients.

Regardless, the menu also enables you to view linked devices and log out specific devices. The prompter added that WhatsApp may require users to obtain a verification code sent to their mobile phone to log in to another mobile phone.

However, this is not the first time we have heard complaints about multi-device support, because WABetaInfo again found references to multi-device support in November 2019 and March 2020. A while

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