WhatsApp has started rolling out a fresh update for the Beta users of the app. The latest WhatsApp beta update carries the exact build number 188.8.131.52 and brings along a host of new features including WhatsApp support for Android tablets. Let us check out the update in detail.
WhatsApp Beta 184.108.40.206 Update Details
According to a WABetaInfo report, the latest beta update allows users to use an existing WhatsApp account on their Android tablet. The feature is said to work similar to WhatsApp Desktop. While some beta users have been reported to use the “WhatsApp for Tablet”, the company has not announced the public release dates for the new update.
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The report further states that the messaging app will introduce the new feature via a new in-app banner. The banner will inform users that “WhatsApp for tablet” is available for their accounts. If you see a QR code screen after opening the app on your tablet, you can link your tablet to your existing WhatsApp account. However, if that’s not the case, you’ll have to wait for a future update.
To enroll for WhatsApp Beta 220.127.116.11 update, follow the steps mentioned below:
- On your Android smartphone, go to the Google Play Store
- Search for WhatsApp
- On the WhatsApp page, scroll down to the bottom where you will spot the “Become a beta tester” panel
- Click on ‘I’m in’ and then confirm with ‘Join’.
According to WhatsApp, “The new in-app banner will show up in the future and more people will be able to use WhatsApp on their tablets at a later date”.
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