WhatsApp is rolling out a new update through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the version up to 220.127.116.11.
What’s new in this update? WhatsApp is releasing a new interface when linking a companion device to your account, to some beta testers!
|Name of the feature?||Loading your chats – new interface|
|Compatibility?||WhatsApp beta for Android 18.104.22.168 is marked as a compatible update but some users may be able to see the same changes after installing the WhatsApp beta for Android 22.214.171.124 update.|
|I’ve installed this update but I don’t have the new interface. Why?||You should be able to get the new interface after installing one of the compatible builds above mentioned. In case you still don’t have the new interface enabled for your account, please wait for a future update.|
|How to join your community on WhatsApp?||WABetaInfo Community|
|Previous news?||WhatsApp beta for iOS 126.96.36.199: what’s new? WhatsApp is releasing a new interface for the disappearing messages section to some beta testers and an additional crash fix!|
In November, WhatsApp released the companion mode for some Android beta testers. Thanks to this feature, it is finally possible to link an additional mobile device (and tablets) to an existing WhatsApp account.
WhatsApp keeps working on improving the companion mode as it is a beta feature so it needs a lot of improvements before a public and stable launch, and we have new improvements today. After releasing the new WhatsApp beta for Android 188.8.131.52 update from the Play Store, we noticed a different screen when linking a companion device: