While WhatsApp is the most popular instant messaging platform on the planet, there are certain limitations to the app that give its competitors an edge over it. Many users prefer Telegram as an alternative to WhatsApp because of its larger file transfer size limit, bigger group capacity, and the ability to use one Telegram account across multiple devices. Meanwhile, WhatsApp limits users to use their account on multiple devices. However, there is a workaround for that. In this article, we show you how to use the same WhatsApp account on multiple devices.
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Use one WhatsApp account on multiple devices including Tablets via WhatsApp Web
While WhatsApp Web is designed to access your WhatsApp on a PC, you can use it on a secondary smartphone or an Android tablet as well. Just follow these simple steps.
Step 1: Open www.web.whatsapp.com on your phone or tablet’s web browser.
Step 2: Tap on the ellipses at the top right corner of the screen and select ‘Desktop site’.
You can now use the WhatsApp Web portal similar to how you use it on a PC. Use your primary phone with the WhatsApp account to link your secondary device.
Step 3: Open WhatsApp on your primary smartphone and tap the ellipses at the top right corner of the screen. Select ‘Linked Devices’.
Step 4: Tap on ‘Link a device’ and scan the QR code on your secondary smartphone or Android tablet.
You will now be able to use your WhatsApp account on the secondary smartphone or Android tablet.
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This is how you can use the same WhatsApp account on multiple devices, including Android tablets. WhatsApp allows you to link a maximum of four devices to your account at one time. If you want to use two WhatsApp accounts on one phone, go to your phone’s settings and check out dual messenger. You can also use certain third-party apps to use a WhatsApp account across multiple devices, but it comes at the risk of losing your encrypted messages and opening up to potential data breaches.
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