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Multiple Account Features Are Coming to WhatsApp

Posted By Gaurav | 23-Oct-2023 | SMM
WhatsApp multiple accounts feature announced, but what does it mean for you and how can you set up the accounts. Read along for the details.

In the last week, Multiple accounts coming to WhatsApp were announced officially by WhatsApp. But what does this mean for you? Don’t worry, we’ll decode the details here. SEO service provider MadHawks is back with another interesting update for this week.

So far the WhatsApp we all have been using didn’t allow two different accounts but with this new WhatsApp multiple accounts feature users can switch between two different accounts simultaneously.  

Mark Zuckerberg announced multiple accounts coming to WhatsApp on his Facebook page along with the information that this update will soon be available for Android users. Furthermore, let’s have a look at all the crucial details of this latest update on WhatsApp. 

  • Two different accounts on single device 

  • Different numbers on same device

  • Easy switch between personal and business accounts

  • Same time login 

  • Different notification and privacy settings 

  • Multiple device login and access 

In an official statement, the company said that, “Helpful for switching between accounts – such as your work and personal – now you no longer need to log out each time, carry two phones or worry about messaging from the wrong place,”

What else is there in WhatsApp update 2023?

For those who used to carry two different phones for two different whatsapp accounts, the company has released a new update which allows the user to have two whatsapp account on a single device. 

Earlier this year, WhatsApp also announced that a single account could be used in four different devices and another feature to allow multiple smartphones to use one single whatsapp account. 

How to set up multiple accounts for Android?

With the new update launched, now you can have two whatsapp account which is a great relief for people with different whatsapp accounts for business and personal. Here is a quick guide on how you can set up multiple accounts for android. 

For this user can go to Settings- Add Account for adding a secondary account. Additionally, while you are setting up the second account you are required to have a multi-sim function in your phone for adding different numbers. 

Furthermore, with this latest update on WhatsApp, you can manage the privacy and notification settings for both the accounts separately. Moreover, earlier in the week, another update was rolled out by WhatsApp that allows the users to login the app without having to authenticate with SMS-based two-factor authentication process. 


Can you have 2 accounts on WhatsApp with the same number?

No, you cannot have the same number for two different whatsapp accounts. For different accounts, you will need two different numbers. 

How do I handle multiple WhatsApp accounts?

With the new whatsapp feature you can add a second account to WhatsApp and manage both accounts on the same device. 

What is the difference between WhatsApp and WhatsApp Business?

WhatsApp Business is made specifically for business professionals and consists of a few different features that are not available in the regular WhatsApp account. 

What are the disadvantages of WhatsApp Business account?

The biggest disadvantage of a WhatsApp Business account is that it cannot be logged into different devices at same time, also it cannot be integrated with chatbot for better communication. Furthermore, the broadcast list is also limited to 256 contacts. 

How many accounts can be on WhatsApp? 

With WhatsApp’s new update you can add two different accounts with two different number on a single device. 


Gaurav Yadav
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Gaurav Yadav is a skilled SEO expert with over 8 years of experience in digital marketing. He specializes in technical SEO, content strategy, and link building, and has a proven track record of driving organic traffic growth for a diverse range of clients. With his expertise in various verticals, he can execute industry-specific SEO strategies for SAAS, BFSI, healthcare, lifestyle, and education.