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6 step-guide to add multiple WhatsApp accounts to one WhatsApp app

By Winnie Onyando February 19th, 2024 2 min read

WhatsApp has recently unveiled a new update aimed at enhancing the messaging experience for users: the ability to add multiple WhatsApp accounts within a single WhatsApp app.

This much-anticipated feature brings added convenience and flexibility to users who previously had to juggle between different WhatsApp apps or devices to manage their various WhatsApp identities.

Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to add multiple WhatsApp accounts to one WhatsApp app:

1. Update Your WhatsApp App: Begin by ensuring that your WhatsApp application is up to date. Head to your respective app store – whether it’s the Google Play Store for Android users or the App Store for iOS users – and download the latest WhatsApp update.

2. Access Settings: Once your app is updated, open WhatsApp on your device and navigate to the settings menu within the app. This can typically be found by tapping on the three dots in the top right corner of the screen.

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3. Click on Account: Within the settings menu, locate and tap on the “Account” option. This will take you to a screen where you can manage various settings related to your WhatsApp account.

4. Find “Add Account”: Scroll through the account settings until you find the option labeled “Add Account.” This feature allows you to incorporate additional WhatsApp accounts into your existing setup.

5. Add or Create a New WhatsApp Account: After clicking on “Add Account,” you’ll see your current WhatsApp account displayed, accompanied by a plus sign. Tap on the plus sign to either add an existing WhatsApp account or create a new one. Follow the prompts to complete the process.

6. Repeat as Needed: You can repeat this process to integrate more WhatsApp profiles as required. Whether it’s for personal, professional, or other purposes, adding multiple WhatsApp profiles is now easier than ever.

Bonus Tip: For those eager to access new WhatsApp features before their official release, consider joining WhatsApp Beta.

This testing platform allows users to try out upcoming features and updates ahead of time, including the ability to add multiple WhatsApp accounts.