Technology: Meta-owned encrypted messaging service WhatsApp has finally started rolling out the multi-device support for all users. With the latest update, users primary device will not have to remain online in order to access the platform. Starting from today, all WhatsApp users will be able to use the multi device feature on or upto four diffent devices.
Here is the statement from WABetainfo statement on Whatsapp Multi-device support feature rolling out to iOS users.
With the latest Update
- On Paired devices, It is not possible Viewing live location.
- Also on secondary devices It is not possible to Create and view broadcast lists and also sending messages with link previews from WhatsApp Web is not possible.
With the latest update, your primary device will not have to remain online in order to access the platform. Inorder to enable the multi-device support, users need to join the multi-device beta and WhatsApp can be used on up to four linked devices without users needing to be connected via a smartphone.
Emoji Reactions Rollout
Along with Whatsapp Multidevice Support update, WhatsApp has also started rolling out emoji reactions in beta on Android. The emoji reactions can now be seen in beta version 126.96.36.199 of the service’s Android app. This lets users a quick and easy way to react to incoming messages.
The latest features enables the user to react with any of the six emojis with a long press on the received meesage. Six Emojis like Thumbs up, Crying, Shocked, heart face or a folded hand can be used to react.