WhatsApp Working on Chat Sync Feature for Android Phones, Could Let Users Log in From Another Handset: Report

WhatsApp is reportedly working on a feature that could allow users to sync chats between two smartphones. The feature was spotted by a feature tracker on beta version for Android, and is expected to part of a future update that will expand the functionality of WhatsApp’s multi-device features. The Meta-owned messaging service is yet to reveal details of how the feature will work, or when it will roll out to users. The company was previously spotted working on a ‘companion mode’ that was expected to bring support for syncing chats across devices.

As indicated by a report by highlight tracker WABetaInfo, WhatsApp has begun carrying out the beta rendition update for Android telephones. In the update, the distribution found that the organization may be dealing with bringing a component that will permit clients to connect two cell phones together so you can match up your visit history across handsets.

The feature is supposed to be presently a work in progress, with assumptions for it being coordinated into the Android application in a later update. The report added that WhatsApp is working on adding a similar framework message accessible on WhatsApp Web — illuminating clients that messages are synchronizing between gadgets — as the most common way of matching up talks can take some time.

Back in May, a report had highlighted that WhatsApp is testing a companion mode feature that will allow users to link a secondary smartphone to the same WhatsApp account as a companion for their primary handset. The feature was first spotted in April on the WhatsApp for Android beta update.

The report expressed that the users will get a full-screen brief admonition while registering the companion cell phone for the main account. At the point when users pair the secondary telephone to one more enlisted account, they were purportedly logged out from the first WhatsApp account designed on the companion handset. Moreover, the report said that the reputed WhatsApp sidekick mode element would be equipped for eradicating all privately put away messages and information. The element is being created for WhatsApp on Android and iOS, as indicated by the report.