a The WhatsApp Ensure that users will be able to use their account on multiple devices without the need for internet on a primary device. The information was provided by Will Cathcart and Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of WhatsApp and CEO of Facebook, respectively, in an interview with the site. WABetaInfo.
“It’s been a huge technical challenge keeping all of your messages and content properly synced across devices, even when your phone’s battery runs out, but we’ve fixed that and look forward to launching the feature soon,” Zuckerberg said.
According to Cathcart, WhatsApp can be used with files IPAD and other devices, but no app for tablets has been confirmed. A beta version that will enable use on more devices is expected in a couple of months – in mid-August – and the company also plans to open up more places for iOS users to use the beta version of the messenger.
Yes, it is the ability to use your WhatsApp account from 4 devices at the same time.
In development, but awesome!
– WABetaInfo (WABetaInfo) June 12, 2020
Zuckerberg also cites that messages exchanged across multiple devices will continue End-to-end encryption. “I think we solved this in an elegant way and [o suporte] It would be the best solution out there.” cableOne of the main competitors of WhatsApp, it allows users to access their accounts and message history on multiple devices.
New privacy features
WhatsApp has also confirmed some new features that are expected to hit the platform soon. One of them is invisibility modeThis enables temporary messaging in all of your conversations, so your WhatsApp experience is essentially ephemeral,” Zuckerberg says.
WhatsApp’s new functionality, executives included, focuses on privacy.
Another new is the View Once mode, which allows the recipient to view received photos and videos only once, before they disappear. The promise is that both features will be available “soon,” although executives haven’t released an exact date.
Also expected feature among WhatsApp users is account backup across devices and platforms. Still in beta testing, users will have the ability to transfer WhatsApp content from one Android device to another iOS (also doing the opposite way), for example.