The new application of WhatsApp in Windows no longer requires you to pair your phone to send, receive and synchronize messages. It is a new native app that is going to change the way of using the instant messaging program.
An update on the WhatsApp website reveals that the updated application for Microsoft’s operating system is no longer beta and is available for download in microsoft storeaccording to what was quoted in a report from the portal of TheVerge.
Previously, Windows users had to download the WhatsApp Web-based desktop app or access the messaging service from their browsers. The new app is native to the software, which should make it faster and more responsive.
This is what the app looks like on Windows
This new WhatsApp for Windows has a bit cleaner interface compared to the previous version of the appbut otherwise it doesn’t look that different.
The biggest change is that no longer need to keep your phone online to sync messages between mobile and desktop app. In addition, the company explained that it is also working on a native application for macOS.
A Microsoft engineer named Daniel and who has the username on Twitter @kid_jeniusshared images of what the WhatsApp interface looks like in this renewed version.
“Oh wow, the new version of WhatsApp is no longer beta. It is a modern Windows application that replaces the old electronic / web version. You can receive messages without the app being turned on and you don’t need to be connected to a phone”, he wrote in a tweet, adding the screenshots.
On the other hand, WhatsApp’s multi-device feature has been fully implemented and is no longer in beta. This allows you to link up to four devices to your WhatsApp account without needing your phone, all while maintaining end-to-end encryption.