WhatsApp Introduces Email Linking Feature for Enhanced Security and Functionality


WhatsApp has introduced a new feature enabling users to link their email addresses to their accounts, enhancing flexibility in receiving OTP verification codes. This proves especially useful when users encounter difficulties receiving the 6-digit code via SMS or face login issues on WhatsApp. Recently, they also released a feature to use two WhatsApp accounts in one mobile.

The rollout of this feature is currently underway for iPhone users and is accessible on Android through the latest beta version. Android users interested in accessing the beta version need to enroll in the WhatsApp Beta program via the Google Play Store. To do this, navigate to the Play Store, search for WhatsApp, open the listing, and scroll down to find the “Become a Beta tester” option. Simply tap on “Join” to initiate the process.

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How to link your email address with your WhatsApp account

  1. First, open the WhatsApp on your mobile device.
  2. Access the settings menu by tapping on the three dots at the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. Within the settings, select the “Accounts” option.
  4. Under the Accounts menu, choose the “Email address” option to link your email with your WhatsApp account.
  5. Input the desired email address, ensuring it is valid and accessible.
  6. After entering the email, you will receive a One-Time Password (OTP) on the provided email address.
  7. Enter the OTP received in your email into the designated field on WhatsApp to verify and successfully link the email with your WhatsApp account.

By following these straightforward steps, users can successfully enroll an email address with their WhatsApp accounts, adding an extra layer of functionality and security to their messaging experience.

WhatsApp recently released multiple features like Sharing Screens on WhatsAppSharing HD Photos on WhatsApp, a Video Messaging Feature for iPhone Users and Group video calls using WhatsApp on Mac.

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