How to install WhatsApp on 2 different devices with the same number

WhatsApp is one of the most widely-used instant messaging apps despite lacking several features. For example, Telegram lets you use the same account on multiple devices but unfortunately, the same wasn’t possible on WhatsApp — until now. You can now use the same WhatsApp account on two phones officially! The Linked Devices feature on WhatsApp was introduced last year but you could only use it on your computer or web browser. However, WhatsApp has rolled out a new update that allows you to link a smartphone to your account. If you’ve always wanted to…

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Why WhatsApp said ‘sorry’ to IT Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar

WhatsApp shared a live stream link on the eve of new year. The link, however, had the wrong map of India. In a one-of-its-kind situation, Meta-owned WhatsApp had apologized to IT Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar after it tweeted wrong map of India. The instant messaging platform shared a live stream link on the eve of new year. The link, however, had the wrong map of India. Tagging WhatsApp in a Twitter post, the IT Minister asked it to fix the error immediately. “Dear @WhatsApp – Request that u pls fix the…

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India saw the highest number of cyberattacks on govt agencies in 2022

Cyberattacks on government agencies are not new. Many of these attacks are often carried out at the behest of a state to steal sensitive information or cripple the critical infrastructure of other countries with which they are not on good terms NEW DELHI: India, US, Indonesia, and China accounted for 45% of total cyberattacks on government agencies worldwide in the second half of 2022, according to a report by cybersecurity firm CloudSek, released Friday. The number of attacks on government agencies were up 95% year-on-year, the report claims. India was the…

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How to see which apps have access to your exact location on Android and how to disable them

Location tracking has become the norm for a majority of apps across Android devices. In each initial setup, we opt for location tracking because it’s the easiest option, though it can be a substantial privacy risk for some. Here’s how you can see what apps have location access and how to adjust those permissions – even disable them on Android. When an app is installed – so long as it needs location access – a window will appear during the app’s first-time setup. In that window, you’ll see several options.…

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How to manage duplicate contacts in iOS 16

Organizing your life means condensing the contacts on your iPhone by weeding out the ones you’ll never use again, and merging the copies of the ones you will. Here’s how to do it.As we transition to new employment, gain friends, or part with others, our contact lists take on duplicate contacts or contacts we need to delete. Here’s how you can manage multiple contacts from your phone and iCloud. Automatically merge multiple contacts on iPhone Your Contacts app can detect if you have multiple contacts running around. When you click on your Contacts app, you’ll…

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Five big technology trends we can expect in 2023

The tech sector will benefit from the continuing digitalization of the Indian economy. The year 2022 has been a sobering one for the tech ecosystem in general. The crypto crash has wiped out more than $2 trillion in wealth, though some might argue it was a mirage in the first place. As per Crunchbase, venture capital-backed companies absorbed $2.9 billion in the third quarter of 2022, down 66% sequentially and 81% year-on-year. This slowdown shows no sign of easing. Also, we have the ongoing Big Tech downsizing, with tens of…

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WhatsApp rolling out ‘Accidental Delete’ for Android and iOS

The new WhatsApp feature called ‘Accidental Delete’ will help prevent those awkward moments when you send a message to the wrong person or group and accidentally click the wrong button HIGHLIGHTS Ever since the WhatsApp beta v2.22.18.13 was released, the company is testing a feature that allows users to undo the messages that were deleted. In the recent updates, this feature was named “Accidental Delete”, and it will be available to a wider audience to use. This feature will be rolled out soon and can be used by both Android…

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4 Ways to Add Polls in WhatsApp Groups

If you’ve been searching for a way to add polls in your WhatsApp groups to know your friend’s views and opinions or plan your weekend, you’ve come to the right spot. This guide will discuss four easy methods to add polls in WhatsApp groups. Additionally, you can learn to exit any WhatsApp group silently and view its past members. Many free third-party apps, online websites, and the latest in-app feature allows you to add polls in Whatsup groups. Let’s quickly look at these methods to create and share your poll conveniently. Use WhatsApp’s Inbuilt…

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Calling Cards from foreign countries

There are literally hundreds of calling cards available on the market for making both domestic and international calls. How do you determine which is the best calling card for your needs, and what should you be on the lookout for? Here are five things you should keep in mind when trying to select a card for international calls. In the case of an emergency, calling cards can be a good backup option if data networks are down or if you’re only able to find landlines. They can be used from…

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How to Use One WhatsApp Account on Two Phones

We explain how to use WhatsApp Web to have the app on multiple phones So you want to share the same WhatsApp account on two separate phones? Technically, you can’t (yet): “There is no option to have a WhatsApp account with two phone numbers”, says the WhatsApp FAQs – an unhelpful answer if you have a second phone but don’t want to deactivate WhatsApp on your first phone. We had hoped that WhatsApp’s multi-device feature would solve this particular gripe, but unfortunately it doesn’t. It simply lets you link four…

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