[SOLVED] How do Whatsapp apps in Android and a computer work together?

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Rodion15

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I’d greatly appreciate if anyone explained to me, basically, what these two need to work together. I mean: I had the idea that Whatsapp app on a phone (such as an Android phone) and on a computer (such as in macOS or Windows) needed to be close together (with Bluetooth or WIFI turned on so they can learn they’re nearby). However, I’ve made a little test: I turned off WIFI and Bluetooth on my Android phone and then I turned off Location Services completely in my Mac Mini, I was surprised the Whatsapp app in macOS still worked and any chats I typed into transferred across the two devices.



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both devices are logged in and connected to the central server. that's how they sync up. it has nothing to do with being nearby another device.

same reason facenook/instagram/twitter/etc all stay sync across multiple devices. they all tal to the same server and have the same data to download and view.
 
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both devices are logged in and connected to the central server. that's how they sync up. it has nothing to do with being nearby another device.

same reason facenook/instagram/twitter/etc all stay sync across multiple devices. they all tal to the same server and have the same data to download and view.
 
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both devices are logged in and connected to the central server. that's how they sync up. it has nothing to do with being nearby another device.

same reason facenook/instagram/twitter/etc all stay sync across multiple devices. they all tal to the same server and have the same data to download and view.
Clarified. Super-thanks!
 
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