WhatsApp rolls out multi-device feature: Report

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San Francisco, Nov 6 | Facebook-owned WhatsApp is now rolling out a feature that would allow users to link their account to secondary devices and continue to send and receive messages without the primary smartphone online.

The feature is officially rolling out to all WhatsApp users in the most recent update of WhatsApp on both Android and iOS versions, reports GSMArena.

Previously, users had to make sure that their main smartphone was still connected to the internet before they could carry a conversation on your linked web browser.

When enabling this feature on your smartphone, you need to opt into the feature – labeled as still in “Beta,” the report said.

Once enabled, you will be unlinked from all devices before re-linking to a new device. Once linked, it behaves pretty much the same way, except you will be able to chat regardless of whether your main smartphone is online or not, it added.

Plus, messages and calls are still end-to-end encrypted.

Now, linked devices will be able to receive and send messages up to 14 days after the main smartphone goes offline.

According to the report, this might be useful if you are in a situation where you’ve lost your smartphone temporarily and needed to stay in touch with folks through WhatsApp, or if your smartphone runs out of battery but you are near a linked computer.

Sadly, there’s a limitation on iOS that doesn’t allow you to delete messages or conversation threads from a linked device. The other limitation is that you still cannot link a tablet or secondary smartphone.

To check out the feature, update to the latest version of WhatsApp and tap the three-dot menu. Then tap “Linked devices” and enable the feature.

Source: IANS

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While Bank nifty has managed to settle at 33597.60 levels after gaining 1.44 percent. On the sectoral front, Nifty PSU Bank, Nifty Realty and Auto have contributed 2-3 percent gain on closing basis. On the flip side Nifty IT and FMCG ended with losses of 0.75 percent and 0.35 respectively. In Nifty, EICHERMOT, APOLLOHOSP and UPL were the top gainers while ULTRACEMCO, SHREECEM and ASIANPAINT were the prime laggards.

Technically, after forming the bearish candle on the weekly chart, the index has formed a Doji candlestick on the daily chart which shows indecisiveness among the trades. Moreover, the index has also faced a resistance from falling trend lines and showed profit booking from higher levels. However, Fibonacci retrenchment also has support around 15650 levels.

Traders may find buying opportunities for short term as if 15650 levels is protected. In the hourly chart, with support of the middle Bollinger band short term upside movement is expected. Stock specific action would drive the market in coming days too.

On the derivatives front, the highest call OI is at 16000 strike price followed by 16200 strike prices while on the put side, highest OI is at 15500 strike price. INDIA VIX closed at 24.53 with gain of 4.43 percent intraday indicating volatility is going to remain till weekly expiry . On the other hand, Bank nifty has support at 32600 levels while resistance is placed at 34500 levels.

Sumeet Bagadia
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Source: Choice India

 

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