Soon, you may be able to use WhatsApp from four devices at the same time

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is working on adding multi-device support has been known for a while. Now, as part of the latest development on this front, it has been reported that the instant messaging app may allow its users to use their single

WhatsApp account

on as many as 4 devices at a time.
WABetaInfo, the online portal that keeps a track of all the upcoming features and changes on WhatsApp has claimed in a tweet the feature is under development, therefore may not be visible for beta users of the app on either Android and iOS. The tweet also includes a screenshot that suggests that the app will require Wi-Fi to sync the data in across various devices.

Yes, it's the ability to use your WhatsApp account from 4 devices at the same time.Under development, but it's gre…

— WABetaInfo (@WABetaInfo) 1591924945000

In a previous Android beta version, v2.20.143, of the Facebook-owned app, it was revealed that on the primary registration screen, the app asks users to switch to Wi-Fi as “without Wi-Fi, logging in may be slow, and may use a large amount of your data plan.”
Just last month, in the Android beta version 2.20.152 of WhatsApp, a feature called ‘Linked Devices’ was spotted that basically will be used in the future to link the multiple devices. Once this feature is rolled out, users will see a message that reads, “Use WhatsApp on other devices. Send or receive messages from your browser computer or Facebook portal.” Right below the message, there will be a green button with the description ‘Link a new device.’
Readers must note that by the time the feature is actually rolled out, it is possible that it may go through several other changes, and may appear different.

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