WhatsApp’s iPad support is reportedly being tested as the Meta-owned platform works to bring the long-awaited version of its popular chat application to Apple’s tablets, according to details shared by feature tracker WABetaInfo. It is being Companion mode for iPad came a few months after WhatsApp added support for linking another his iPhone or Android device. WhatsApp is also testing a new interface for group calls in its latest Android beta release. Improvements to the group calling interface will make it easier for users to initiate calls within a group of the maximum number of users allowed on his WhatsApp.
The chat application, discovered by WABetaInfo in the WhatsApp beta for iOS 18.104.22.168, can now be installed on iPads by users who sign up to receive a test version of the app via Apple’s TestFlight app. WhatsApp currently works on mobile phones running iOS 12 or later. This means that the tablet version also requires a similar iOS version.
Users using the latest WhatsApp beta for iOS can open their WhatsApp settings and linked device > Link devices To start the process of linking a new device in companion mode. WhatsApp will sync your recent messages to your iPad, allowing you to send text messages using your tablet.
It’s worth noting that, like most other platforms where companion mode is supported, you can send and receive messages even when your primary smartphone is out of network coverage or powered off due to a dead battery. To do.
Meanwhile, WABetaInfo reports that WhatsApp beta for Android 22.214.171.124 will feature an improved calling interface. Create a call link Options on the (Calls) tab on the app’s main screen.Instead, the app has new call Option for the text “Call one or more contacts.” Meanwhile, the Floating Action Button (FAB) in the bottom right corner of the interface now includes a plus icon.
Currently, you can invite up to 15 participants to join a group call, but others can join until you reach the 32 member limit. In the latest beta, group calls are still limited to 32 participants (this includes the person who started the call), but you can now add 32 participants to a call from the beginning. This is expected to reduce confusion for group members. Feature tracker.
Last week, WhatsApp began testing a feature that would allow users to automatically verify their security number on the app. The new feature is named ‘Key Transparency’ and enables the process of verifying your security number with another WhatsApp user and ensuring that your conversations are secure and protected by end-to-end encryption. The purpose is that.