WhatsApp is one of the few major messaging networks that lacks a dedicated app for Android tablets and iPads. However, Cathcart claims that “the fundamental technology” to construct such a version is already in place.
WhatsApp is working on an iPad app
WhatsApp’s efforts to ultimately build a native app for iPad have been the subject of considerable conjecture for years. This, however, never happened.
Is this going to change? Cathcart, the president of WhatsApp at Meta, said this is a step the messaging platform’very much wants’ to make in a recent interview with The Verge.
So, why hasn’t it already happened? Because WhatsApp is so closely linked to a user’s phone number, it’s difficult to utilize the same account on numerous devices. WhatsApp, on the other hand, has now surmounted this challenge.
Last year, the business made full multi-device support available to all customers, providing for a more seamless experience across mobile and desktop devices while also removing the need for an always-on connection. Phone access to a desktop
Cathcart explains, “We performed a lot of study on the technology that powers many devices.” “Being able to use it even when your phone isn’t on is incredibly vital for a tablet app.”
This is great news for iPad users who wish to use WhatsApp on a larger screen. While Cathcart did not specifically state that WhatsApp will be coming to the iPad, it appears that this prospect is rapidly approaching.