WhatsApp iPad Support Coming Soon, Report Says
WhatsApp will soon officially support iPads and other tablets as a linked device, suggests a new tweet from WABetaInfo. The lack of native support by the instant messaging platform for the iPad series and a number of Android tablets was one of its pitfalls. However, now it looks like the Facebook-owned company is on the cusp of fixing this issue with a future update.
The report also mentions support for “multi-device 2.0” in the latest beta of the app, which shows a linked iPad in a screenshot. This confirms the same thing, and it only seems like a matter of time before official tablet support rolls out in a stable release.
“WhatsApp is finally working on Multi-Device 2.0, and you can use iPad as a new linked device. Android tablets are also slated to support multiple devices on WhatsApp for Android!” The tweet said. Check it out below. below.
NEWS: WhatsApp is finally working on multi-device 2.0, and you can use iPad as a new linked device ☄️
Android tablets are also planned to support multi-device on WhatsApp for Android!
It is under development and will be released in a future update. Follow me to find out more pic.twitter.com/rND4xQfBDj
– WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) August 20, 2021
A report of Pocket plush also suggests that Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and other members have personally contacted the founder of WABetaInfo to discuss upcoming features and other plans for the app. This included the Snapchat-like “view once” feature which has now made its way to the stable version.
Multi-device 2.0 could solve the main device dependency problem
In June, the CEO of Facebook also hinted at supporting an independent multi-device mode where linked devices can work even when there is no power or network connection in the device. main, making it much easier and easier for people to stay connected. WhatsApp, especially in an emergency.
“Yeah. It’s been a big technical challenge to get all of your messages and content to sync properly across all devices, even when your phone’s battery is dead, but we’ve fixed this issue and can’t wait to release it soon. ! ”Zuckerberg said according to the report.