The technical website gsmarena stated, on Friday, that the instant communication application “WhatsApp” has started activating a new feature that allows “WhatsApp” users to send and receive messages, without the need for a smartphone connected to the Internet.
According to “Sky News Arabia”, the site said that this new feature has entered into force for “WhatsApp” users, provided that the application works according to the latest updates on phones running “iOS” or “Android”.
Previously, the user had to keep the main phone with the account number in “WhatsApp” connected to the Internet, so that he could have conversations in the application via computers or tablets.
In order to activate this feature, the user has to go to the “Linked Devices” option and then choose the feature that still bears the “Multi-Device Beta” status, and once activated, the phone will be unlinked from all previous devices, and then, You will be able to resume chatting on these devices whether the smartphone is connected to the Internet or not.
The devices will continue to send and receive messages for 14 days continuously, after the internet is cut off from your smartphone.
This feature is useful for people who lose their smartphone, and at the same time need to communicate via WhatsApp or if the phone battery is dead.
For iOS users, there will be restrictions, as they cannot delete messages and conversations from the second device.
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