WhatsApp has started a new feature recently that helps users add multiple WhatsApp accounts in the WhatsApp app itself. Now onwards you don’t need to install two WhatsApp apps or clone WhatsApp apps to use two accounts in a single device. This multiple WhatsApp accounts feature is an amazing feature that will simplify WhatsApp usage from now onwards.
How to Add a Second WhatsApp Account
Currently, the multiple WhatsApp account feature is only available for Android users. But it will also be available for iOS users very soon. So now let’s see how we can able to add a second WhatsApp account in Android. For that follow the below steps.
- So to use the multiple WhatsApp account feature open WhatsApp and tap on the three dots seen on the top right corner of the screen.
- Then choose settings
- Beside your name, you can able to see a down arrow. Click on that
- Now click on “Add account”
- Now start registering your new number
The next steps are the same as registering on WhatsApp for the first time like giving your mobile number, entering OTP, giving your name, setting your profile picture, etc.
Now you know how to add WhatsApp second account. So follow these steps to use two WhatsApp on your smartphone. Now let’s see how to switch between your old and new WhatsApp accounts.
How to Switch Between Two Whatsapp Accounts
This is how you can able to use multiple WhatsApp on Android. Now after add multiple WhatsApp on Android, let’s see how you can able to switch between WhatsApp accounts. Follow the steps to switch between your WhatsApp accounts.
- Open Whatsapp
- Tap on the three dots seen in the top right corner
- Click on “Switch accounts”
- Select the account that you want to change to
That’s it. This means you can switch between two WhatsApp accounts. Now you might be wondering how you can able to see the notifications and manage calls and messages of two WhatsApp accounts. Don’t worry. Illy pretty simple.
How to Manage messages and calls of Two Whatsapp Accounts
Managing the messages and calls of two WhatsApp accounts is very easy. You will receive notifications of messages for both accounts on your smartphone. You can able to switch between the accounts from the notification itself.
Suppose you have two WhatsApp accounts named A and B. You are now using A. So while receiving a message you will receive a notification that have a button to switch account. Just click on that to switch to the particular account. Now you can reply to the messages attend the calls and use the entire account.
How to remove the second WhatsApp account
Removing a second WhatsApp account is very easy. Go to settings and click on “Accounts” from the account that you want to delete. And then click on “remove account”.
That’s it. Now the WhatsApp account you selected is successfully removed from your smartphone.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, you can able to use two WhatsApp accounts on one phone. All you need to do is add an account
Yes, using the device linking feature of WhatsApp you can use an account on four different phones. You will not get logged out from one phone while login on another phone with the same number
If you don’t link your WhatsApp to someone’s phone, one can’t able to see your WhatsApp messages. If you doubt that somebody is seeing your WhatsApp messages, go to linked devices and log out from any device that you don’t know from this section. Now if your WhatsApp is logged in any other phone or device, it will be removed automatically.