Tuesday, May 21, 2024

WhatsApp running on iPad as a connected device, here’s what it looks like


WhatsApp on iPad isn’t happening yet, but the platform is working on a feature that allows users to connect their WhatsApp account to iPad. WABetaInfo has spotted an update that marks two new improvements for WhatsApp on iPad. Also Read – Redesigned WhatsApp Settings Menu With New Shortcuts Coming Soon

The messaging service recently introduced Associated Devices and Companion Mode features. It allows you to connect your WhatsApp account to a desktop computer/laptop or another mobile device. Also Read – WhatsApp Bans Over 74 Lakh Accounts In India In April

WhatsApp iPad Support Status Confirmed iPad App Coming Soon?

According to WABetaInfo’s screenshot, the app recognizes your iPad as a connected device. There are two ways this can happen. First, WhatsApp can work on the iPad app. So when the app is released, device tethering should be part of its features. Also Read – From channels to things you can design, here are the top ten features coming soon to WhatsApp

Second, WhatsApp may upgrade its web portal to iPad support. Then, you can access it on your iPad just like WhatsApp Web on your desktop or laptop. WhatsApp’s parent company, Meta, has a bitter relationship with Apple’s privacy practices, which may be one reason why WhatsApp isn’t coming out for the iPad anytime soon.

WhatsApp iPad is likely to happen now that the platform has already released a companion mode for iPhone. So now users can use the same WhatsApp account on iPhone, Android phone, Android tablet and soon iPad.

WhatsApp has also quietly released the Wear OS beta app for the Pixel Watch and other Android smartwatches. So we can be optimistic about WhatsApp coming to Apple Watch as well. Also, the platform is actively adding new features like channels and chat lock to WhatsApp.

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Instant messaging platforms have been popular for quite some time now, and WhatsApp, Telegram, and Signal are all trying to offer as many new features as they can. So far, WhatsApp has rolled out great features like in-app shopping, WhatsApp Pay and now Companion Mode.

Stuart Wagner
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