WhatsApp will soon let you sync chat locks across all linked devices

A few years back, using WhatsApp on multiple devices was a nightmare, but Android’s most popular instant messaging app evolved and introduced the linked device feature.  You can now have a primary device and multiple secondary devices (Android, iOS, Web, Windows, and macOS) that sync the same messages. The app has also added passkey support. Following that, now the team behind the app has been spotted working on a new chat lock feature that also syncs the lock across devices. The folks at the WABetaInfo first spotted that the instant messaging platform is working on a chat lock feature that will be linked across all your devices.  You have to wait a while for WhatsApp’s locked chat functionality Image: WABetaInfo While Android and iOS users can already hide their chats behind the phone’s passcode, Face ID, fingerprint, or secret code, users on the Web, Windows, and macOS version do not have the same privilege.  The chats on these devices remain open. So, a new locked chat functionality will be an excellent addition.  The instant messaging platform is also working to sync the functionality on other devices, meaning if you lock the chat on one device, it will remain locked on the linked devices as well.  However, the feature is currently under development, and WABetaInfo doesn’t say when it will be widely available to the general public. So, you may have to wait a while.  In addition, WABetaInfo also reports WhatsApp is continuing its work on implementing username support. While it…WhatsApp will soon let you sync chat locks across all linked devices

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