Edgar Cervantes / Android Authority
- WhatsApp is rolling out a brand new replace to its pill app that allows you to hyperlink your most important account with the WhatsApp app in your Android pill.
- Account linking for tablets is simply accessible to WhatsApp’s beta testers proper now. Nonetheless, we received it working via an APK obtain.
WhatsApp is pushing out a banner to some customers asserting that “WhatsApp for pill” is now accessible for beta testers.
We observed the banner on model 220.127.116.11 of WhatsApp on Android. Since we haven’t signed up for WhatsApp’s beta program, we received ourselves the beta model of the up to date pill app from APKMirror. The APK hyperlink basically downloads model 18.104.22.168 of the WhatsApp app in your pill.
Till now, you could possibly solely use WhatsApp on an Android pill by registering a standalone cellphone quantity. You may not hyperlink your present WhatsApp account out of your Android cellphone and proceed utilizing the identical one in your pill. This adjustments at present with the WhatsApp for pill replace.
When you get entry to the up to date WhatsApp app in your Android pill (via the APK or the beta testing program), you’ll be requested to scan a QR code on the pill app along with your cellphone app. It’s basically the identical strategy of linking a tool as a Home windows or macOS PC.
After the linking course of is full, WhatsApp will switch your chats to the pill app, and you’ll proceed the conversations out of your cellphone app in your Android pill.
Provided that WhatsApp is testing the brand new function in beta, it received’t be lengthy earlier than the Fb-owned service rolls it out extensively to all customers. Till then, you’ll be able to simply set up the APK when you can’t look forward to an official rollout.