Goodbye QR code! WhatsApp Web can now be accessed with a phone number

Goodbye QR code!  WhatsApp Web can now be accessed with a phone number

In the new option, the user receives an 8-digit code, between numbers and letters, to be entered into the terminal and to confirm the connection.

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Meta has updated the functionality of WhatsApp which gives access to the web version and it is possible to enter the message chat from the computer without having to read the QR code as before. The old format is still available for iOS and Android, but from now on the phone number can also be called.

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It works like this: when you enter WhatsApp Web, in the corner of the screen it appears that you can enter a phone number. By selecting the option, the user receives an eight-digit code, between numbers and letters, which must be entered into the device to confirm the connection.

However, you must have your cell phone within reach, as it is necessary to enter the application settings to validate it.

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Check it out step by step:

  1. open WhatsApp on your mobile phone;
  2. click on more options or settings and select connected devices;
  3. click connect device;
  4. Finally, click on call the phone number and enter the code that appears on the computer.
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The WhatsApp team is working on an update so that the user can separate personal and work conversations in the app using a filter. The tool is being developed for the beta version of the Android app and provides the ability to filter conversations between personal and work matters. The feature is expected to appear in a future app update.

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