Receiving WhatsApp messages with the cell phone off is possible, here we teach you

Send and receive WhatsApp messages without depending on the mobile phone (Photo: EFE / Marcelo Sayão / File)

WhatsApp It has become one of the main tools to communicate, however, multiple unforeseen events can occur such as losing the cell phone, forgetting it or running out of battery, which could make it impossible to continue using this communication channel.

Since it has become essential to be in contact with friends, family and co-workers, it is necessary to always have it available, even when problems occur with the cell phone.

Therefore, below we leave the way of continue receiving and sending messages by WhatsApp even if the mobile has run out of data, stack or it just stopped working.

The way to continue receiving and sending messages with all contacts is through the application of WhastApp Web or the portal WhatsApp Web, however, must first make some adjustments, otherwise it will not be possible.

The mobile phone will no longer be necessary to stay connected by WhatsApp (Photo: archive)
The mobile phone will no longer be necessary to stay connected by WhatsApp (Photo: archive)

First, you have to activate the Beta version of WhatsApp from the application, so only at this time will it be necessary to have the mobile active and working. The steps to follow are these:

-Open the WhatsApp application on the phone.

-Select the upper left tab of options.

-Choose Linked Devices.

-Select the activation of the Beta version.

-Accept the terms.

-Awaylaugh session from Web scanning QR code in the usual way. Immediately, the platform will inform that the change has been made successfully.

WhatsApp Web home screen with the new multi-device function (Photo: Screenshot)
WhatsApp Web home screen with the new multi-device function (Photo: Screenshot)

When activating it, it will not matter what happens with the cell phone, since the session from the Web will remain open, available to receive and send messages at any time, as long as the computer has a stable internet connection.

It is trick it will be quite useful for those who easily forget their mobile device at home or to prevent any unforeseen events and it is necessary to check WhatsApp chats.

Originally, this option was released to have open session on up to four devices linked, keeping the information encrypted end-to-end. Of course, you can only have one phone connected to the account of WhatsApp at the same time.

“If you join the beta for multiple devices, you can use your paired devices without having to connect your phone. Your personal messages, multimedia files and calls are end-to-end encrypted ”, says the Help Center of the messaging platform.

The Beta version of WhatsApp can be very useful (Photo: Cuartoscuro)
The Beta version of WhatsApp can be very useful (Photo: Cuartoscuro)

It should be noted that not to use WhatsApp on the phone for more than 14 days, paired devices will be disconnected.

Currently, the Beta version is available for those who use the most recent version of the applications WhatsApp O WhatsApp Business en Android o iPhone.

Although it has several advantages, it should be noted that it has some limitations; are as follows:

The WhatsApp messaging application enabled the Beta version as an option (Photo: Europa Press)
The WhatsApp messaging application enabled the Beta version as an option (Photo: Europa Press)

-You will not be able to empty or delete chats on paired devices if the primary device is an iPhone.

-They will not be able to send messages or call contacts who use a very outdated version of WhatsApp on their phones.

-Cannot be used in tablets.

-You will not be able to see the location in real time on paired devices.

-You will not be able to create or view broadcast lists on paired devices.

This beta for various devices is an optional WhatsApp program that gives access to chats in various places without depending on the mobile phone and that keeps users’ personal messages, multimedia files and calls safe.

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