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WhatsApp opens up to multi-device accounts

Thursday 15 July 2021 | 13:49 CET | News
WhatsApp has started testing a new service that allows use of the messaging app on up to five devices simultaneously. To date the app has been linked to the user's phone. With the new public beta, they can test using WhatsApp across other personal devices, such as computers and tablets.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: WhatsApp
Countries: World
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