These Are The Whatsapp Hacks Everybody Needs To Know
Use Whatsapp? Here are some great Whatsapp hacks you should know.
1) Use bold, italics and strikethrough
You can write your texts in bold, italics as well as strikethrough. Simply use *Brevity* , _Brevity_ , ~Brevity~ , to type in bold, italics and strikethrough respectively.
2) Use Whatsapp on your browser
Simply go to web.whatsapp.com , you will see a QR code. Go to Whatsapp web in the settings section and you are good to go.
3) Save your data
You can save your data by choosing what can be downloaded while you are using data. Go to the data usage section in settings.
4) Never miss an important Whatsapp text
Do you consider your mom’s or boss’s texts to be important than others? You can activate a different type of notification for them to know when they have texted you. Click on options button at the top left of the chat, go to view contact/group info and select custom notifications.
5) You can see when your messages were read
Guess you knew this one, in case you don’t, simply select a message and click on the “i” for info icon. You can see when your messages were read and by whom in a group as well.
6) Create chat shortcuts for special ones
Do you chat with 2-3 people most of your time on Whatsapp? You can reach a particular contact directly and fairly by creating shortcuts like you would for an app on desktop . Long press a particular contact and you will get the option to add a shortcut for them.
7) The best of all, you can hide your read receipts
Don’t want others to know when you read their text? Go to account in setting, then privacy settings where you can hide your “last seen” as well as your ” read receipts” .
8) Reply without opening a chat
With the help of pop-up notifications, you can reply to your contacts without even opening up your chat fully . Go to settings -> notifications -> pop-up notifications.
9) Bookmark messages
This one may turn out to be a life saver. Do you often lose important information in group chats? Simply select the message, click on the star at top to bookmark it. You can find your bookmarks by clicking at the three vertical dots on top right -> starred messages.
Go ahead, use Whatsapp like a pro now.