Want to use WhatsApp account on two phones? Know the SECRET here

    One WhatsApp account can be used on 2 phones at the same time. Here is the secret.
    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Nov 17 2022, 16:38 IST
    In Pics: Send the best quality WhatsApp photos on iPhone, Android now; Know how
    1/5 Why does WhatsApp compress pictures while sharing it? This happens because in the Settings of the application the photo upload quality is set on auto by default, and therefore, the quality of the image while sharing depends on several factors like the internet connection, size of the image, and more. The app therefore, looks to downsize the image, which affects its quality. (PTI)
    image caption
    2/5 How to send the best quality photo on WhatsApp: Open WhatsApp on your iPhone or Android device and click on the three dots to go to WhatsApp Settings. From Settings you will have to select Storage and Data. After that you will have to tap on the Photo upload quality and select the Best Quality option and then click on Ok. (REUTERS)
    image caption
    3/5 Meanwhile, you can also check the steps to send photos and videos on WhatsApp here: Go to WhatsApp and open an individual or group chat where you want to send the photo or video. Click on the Attach icon, then follow the steps mentioned below: (PTI)
    image caption
    4/5 On an Android device, click on the gallery to select an existing photo or video from your phone. Tap and hold to select multiple images. You can also add captions to photos and videos. Swipe between photos to add captions to each one and finally click on the send icon. (REUTERS)
    image caption
    5/5 While iPhone users will have to click on the plus icon and then select Photo and Video Library to select a photo or video from your iPhone's photos or albums. After selecting a photo or video, tap Add at the bottom left to select multiple photos or videos at once. (Pixabay)
    View all Images
    Know how you can use the same WhatsApp account on two smartphones. (Pixabay)

    Have you tried logging in your WhatApp account on 2 phones? Yes, same WhatsApp account can be logged in two smartphones at the same time. All you need to do is install a third party application called Whatscan Pro for the same. Before we tell you how, for the uninitiated, WhatsApp is an online messaging platform used to share messages, media files and more with people in your phone's contact list. Notably, WhatsApp does not support third-party applications hence, it is recommended not to use third-party apps to run the social media platform on multiple devices.

    Android users can download and install Whatscan Pro on their devices if they want to use the same WhatsApp account on more than one device. Other than using this third party application, WhatsApp users can also use Linked devices feature to use one WhatsApp account on 4 different devices.

    Also, WhatsApp in its blog post about using the account on multiple phones said that a WhatsApp account can only be verified with one number on one phone. "Your WhatsApp account can only be verified with one number on one phone. If you have a dual SIM phone, please note that you still must choose one number to verify with WhatsApp. There is no option to have a WhatsApp account with two phone numbers," the blog post read.

    Use WhatsApp account on two phone this way:

    1. Android users can go to Google Play Store to download Whatscan Pro.

    2. Now you will have to open the web browser on the second phone that you want to use WhatsApp on and then open WhatsApp web.

    3. Then open the phone's browser and go to the home page and send a request to the desktop site and find a web page with a QR code displayed.

    4. Scan the QR Code displayed in the second phone with WhatsApp and you will automatically log in with your account.

    How to use WhatsApp's Link a device feature

    Step 1:

    Open WhatsApp on your phone.

    Step 2:

    Tap More options and click on Linked devices.

    Step 3:


    Step 4:

    Unlock your phone.

    Step 5:

    Point your phone at the screen of the device you want to link to scan the QR code.

    Follow HT Tech for the latest tech news and reviews , also keep up with us on Twitter, Facebook, Google News, and Instagram. For our latest videos, subscribe to our YouTube channel.

    First Published Date: 17 Nov, 16:37 IST
    keep up with tech