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    WhatsApp for iPad Gets Major Upgrade with New Communities Tab


    WhatsApp for iPad Gets Major Upgrade with Communities Feature

    In a significant update, WhatsApp users on iPad can now access and manage groups and communities directly from the app. The popular instant messaging platform has rolled out a long-awaited overhaul for its iPad version, introducing a dedicated Communities tab to the interface.

    The communities feature, first launched last year, allows people with shared interests to organize multiple groups under a central community. With up to 5000 members and 50 groups, it streamlines communication across a large network. Until now, users on iPad had to search for communities within general chats.

    The new tab solves this issue, placing communities front and center for easy access. Users can now view all their communities in one place, as well as receive notifications and update settings directly from the communities page. While Account management still requires a linked smartphone, this improves the iPad experience significantly.

    The update is currently in beta with TestFlight users and will roll out widely soon. It brings WhatsApp functionality on iPad up to par with the mobile versions. As companions, iPad and Android tablets could not previously maintain standalone accounts. This adjust allows full utilization of features like communities from larger screens.

    Overall, the overhaul modernizes WhatsApp for iPad and brings it in line with the enhanced community management available elsewhere. The dedicated tab puts important tools at users' fingertips, streamlining how they engage with groups on a larger display. It demonstrates WhatsApp's dedication to a high-quality experience across multiple devices.

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