WhatsApp security update may log you out of your PC account

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If you use WhatsApp connected to multiple devices, you will probably have your account logged out of your computer soon. The messenger will implement a patch update for an issue in the trial version of the app soon, but every user will almost certainly go through the process eventually.

The information comes from the WABetaInfo website, which caught a warning banner on the “Connected Devices” page. “Your devices were all disconnected due to an unexpected problem. Please relink your devices”, says the WhatsApp alert.

According to the website, the issue that will be resolved is related to data synchronization between devices. Occasionally, messages exchanged on one device could not appear on the other, preventing conversations from continuing wherever the user was located — a key feature of a feature like logging on to multiple devices.

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Change must affect everyone

First, Android devices were disconnected from WhatsApp Beta for PC, but there are reports that the update is also implemented in the iOS app — also, in the trial version.

The patch update should go through a short evaluation period for WhatsApp to check if the issue has really been resolved. After that time, all users must find the notice in the messenger, as well as find WhatsApp Desktop/Web is disconnected for no apparent reason.

For the rest, at least just go through the login process again: open WhatsApp on your cell phone, scan the QR Code and wait for messages to be synchronized. Nothing should be lost in this setting, so don’t worry about losing messages or files exchanged in chats.

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