There are many such features in the WhatsApp service, the use of which very few people know about. Next, we will describe the WhatsApp tips and tricks.
WhatsApp is the most commonly used chat service on your mobile today. WhatsApp does many things including chat messages, sharing photos and files. Nonetheless, there are many features in WhatsApp that you may not be aware of. Next, we have provided information about those WhatsApp features, where you can know everything about your WhatsApp features. In this case, we have also explained how to use WhatsApp desktop, contact block and new emoji.
How to mark a message (bookmark)
Like letters, you can also bookmark messages on WhatsApp. To bookmark a WhatsApp user’s message, he/she has to tap and hold on it for a few moments. Along with this, several options will appear in front, there will also be a star in the menu. For bookmark you have to touch star. This bookmarking feature is also available in WhatsApp groups. You can view bookmarked messages from Star messages in the WhatsApp menu.
Using the WhatsApp Widget on the Lock Screen
If you want to always be connected with the WhatsApp service and want to get messages sent on WhatsApp immediately and at the same time you can also reply to them. You can set WhatsApp notifications on the lock screen even if the screen is locked. To enable off-screen WhatsApp notifications, go to WhatsApp Settings and select Notifications, and from here you can enable popup notifications when the screen is off.
However, for phones with an Android 4.4 operating system or lower, open Settings and select Lock Screen. From here, check the Custom Widgets box. Now lock your phone screen and swipe sideways. You have to swipe up until the + sign appears on the lock screen. Click the plus sign and click WhatsApp in the list.
Remove automatic downloads
There is a media auto-download option in the chat settings on WhatsApp. Through this, you can enable automatic downloading of image, audio and video files. You can stop this download or set it to only download when on a WiFi network. You will find this option in Settings -> WhatsApp Storage and Data under Data Usage.
Using Whatsapp Web on desktop
You can enjoy WhatsApp from your desktop. In order to use WhatsApp on a computer, WhatsApp must first be installed on your phone. When you go to WhatsApp installed on the phone, select the Linked Devices option, then click Link a Device, a camera will appear to scan the QR code. Visit web.whatsapp.com (https://web.whatsapp.com
) on your desktop and scan the QR code there with your phone. In just a few seconds you will be connected via WhatsApp Web on your desktop. With Whatsapp web you can easily copy files to your computer.
You can now download the WhatsApp application for the Windows operating system. Also available for Apple Mac OS computers. To log in to the desktop client, all you need to do is scan the QR code using your WhatsApp mobile app in the same way as activating Whatsapp Web. In this way, you can use WhatsApp on your mobile as well as on your desktop. Apart from that, there is also a calling feature on the WhatsApp Desktop application, so that desktop Whatsapp is exactly the same as WhatsApp on your cellphone
Mute Contacts (Mute)
In WhatsApp, previously you could only mute group conversations, but now apart from groups, contacts can also be muted. To mute a contact, the first thing you have to do is go to the chat with a contact and select View Contact from there. Here below you will get mute contact/Menu notification option. Whereas in groups it will be found in the group menu, and you can specify how long you want to turn off the notifications.
You can block contacts on WhatsApp from your chats. You can block in two ways. Go to the chat of the contact you want to block and from there click on the menu button at the top. There will be a More option at the bottom. When clicked, the Block option will appear. On the other hand, from the second WhatsApp menu, you go to Settings and from there click on Account. There will be a privacy option. When clicked, the block contact option will appear. As soon as you enter it, a message will appear on the screen about how to block. The added contact icon will appear on the top right side of the screen. On clicking on it all the contacts will come and you can individually block whoever you want. Here a block list will be created so that later you can unblock chats with just one click.
If you are tired of seeing the same type of wallpaper on WhatsApp then there is also an option to change the wallpaper. You can change it by opening any chat or you can also set a new wallpaper in the settings
Use old WhatsApp from new number
Maybe you don’t know that you can use the same WhatsApp even after changing the number. This means that WhatsApp running on your cellphone number, you can use the same as other numbers too. Contacts and media files available on your WhatsApp will also be available even if you change the number. Not only that, you can also stay in touch with WhatsApp chat history and groups.
To change your number on WhatsApp, you have to go to Settings and select the Account option, then select the Change Number option, here your old number that you used WhatsApp will be asked for and the new number will be asked below. Now you enter the new number and click Next, then the process of transferring WhatsApp to the new number begins. After you enter the verification code, you will be asked for one or two approvals and your WhatsApp will be redirected to the new number.
On your WhatsApp you can see how many messages you have sent, how many have been received, how much data has been used and how many calls have been made. On WhatsApp, this option will be found under Storage and Data
in Settings / Settings
. In the same menu, if you want, you can also delete all statistics, with a static reset you can destroy all data.
Backup Chat / Backup & Restore to Local Storage
You can take a backup of your WhatsApp chats as well as restore them to a new phone. In order to take a chat backup, you first need to go to WhatsApp settings. Select Chat Settings here. You will get a chat backup option in chat settings, clicking on it will backup your WhatsApp chats. You can take a backup on the microSD card or on the phone’s internal storage.
At the same time, to restore WhatsApp chats on a new phone, you must first enter the backup data on the new phone. You can carry data on your new phone from your old phone’s microSD card or transfer it via Bluetooth and USB. Now, after installing WhatsApp, the Restore option will appear in it, if you select it, then all the data in the WhatsApp backup will be restored to the new cellphone.
Chat and Backup Media Backup in Google Drive
WhatsApp users can now back up WhatsApp messages as well as media content on Google Drive. Taking WhatsApp backup on Google Drive is very easy. Users can back up their WhatsApp by going to Settings and clicking on the Chats and Media option. In this case, you can take backups by day, week, or month. Apart from that, with Google Drive, we can transfer Whatsapp data to a new cellphone. The condition is that you must use the same Google email address on the new cellphone.
If you want, you can also delete your WhatsApp account. You have to go to Settings from the menu and from there select the Account option. Here you will see an option to delete my account. On clicking it, your phone number will be asked at the bottom. After entering the phone number, clicking delete my account below will destroy your WhatsApp account.