If you have a dual chip machine, you may want to enjoy two accounts on WhatsApp. Or in the use of a certain shared device, you may want to use more than one WhatsApp account. There is a limitation of the application, however, that links your device to a mobile number, which makes it difficult or impossible for two WhatsApp accounts to be used on the same device. But like everything else in the world of technology, there is more than one solution to this problem.
Note: All of the procedures below are for Android devices as we have not found reliable and safe methods for iOS devices.
Use two WhatsApp accounts on the same phone: multiple account method
The from the Lollipop Android version , you can set up multiple accounts on your WhatsApp.
Open the settings and tap on users. Then touch add user. After you create a new user, provide full details to set up a new account. Pull the Android notification bar and touch the “new user” icon to connect to the device using the new account. After connecting with the new user, you will have a new phone interface, with all the default settings, as if it were the first time you used your Android . Download WhatsApp, open the application, and set up your account on your device.
How to use two WhatsApp accounts on the same device: apps!
Applications such as SwitchMe allow you to have two separate WhatsApp accounts on a single Android device, but may require your Android system to have root .
These applications create multiple accounts on your device that enable fast switching between multiple accounts by accessing these various user profiles within a single device with different applications, settings, and data.
For this method, you will need to root for your Android, and install WhatsApp. Soon after, you need to install an application such as SwitchMe (to switch between profiles and device accounts). Some Android ROMs have this kind of app already included in the system. Authorize the Superuser for the App and Crisis a user profile with your name, and another profile with a different name. Touch the switch option and the phone automatically restarts. Install WhatsApp again from the Play Store and register the new phone number. The paid version of these applications allows you to use multiple WhatsApp accounts, inclusive.
Two accounts in WhatsApp with apps: Beware!
There are application options that also make it possible to use WhatsApp without the need for root. Before using any application though, we recommend that you make a full backup of your Android device using Helium or Titanium Backup. Also back up the WhatsApp chat (Menu -> Settings -> Chat / Chat> Chat Backup / Chat).
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