WhatsApp Beta Features Multi-Account for Android: What to expect?
WhatsApp has now started to roll out the long-awaited multiple account features for beta testers. This feature allows account holders to add another WhatsApp account on their smartphone instead of using a clone version of WhatsApp as a third-party app or system as phones like Samsung offer.
Not surprisingly, WABetaInfo confirmed as a report that WhatsApp has begun rolling out a new beta version for testers to give feedback about the multi-account feature. Beta users can update their app to WhatsApp beta for Android 220.127.116.11, more users will be getting this in the coming weeks via OTA update.
What should you be expecting? When you enable the muiltiple account feature, WhatsApp will display an arrow icon facing downwards next to the QR code in the settings menu. Then a card will popup which would show your main account and then an option to Add account just as Telegram does. So when you tap it to add an account, the messages of the account registered on another phone will be synced to your phone.
Looking at the screenshot shared by WABetaInfo, the popup card mentioned earlier which servers as the account switcher feature will show the phone number registered with that WhatsApp account, making it easier for users to distinguish between accounts - adding to the profile photo and username.
The multiple-account feature will now make it easier for WhatsApp users with multiple accounts to add it in one device without having multiple devices. It can be used for personal chats, business chats (if you do not want to create a WhatsApp Business account), or even school conversations. It is currently in beta, but it will be rolled out soon to the public.