Top 10 hidden WhatsApp features 2017
Here is a list of tips and tricks that you may not have known exist.
Bold, italics, strike-through
To bold, simply add (*) to the beginning and end of the word. Similarly, you can italicise by adding (_) to the beginning and the end and strike a word by adding (~).
Change an unsuspecting friend’s profile picture to a monkey
Go to contacts and copy your friend’s number. Rename the monkey image with your friend’s number, taking out the (+) then paste the image to his/her WhatsApp profile picture, and there you go, your friend is now a monkey.
You can also save your chat history
After opening settings in the application, go to chats and then chat backup.
Send a giant heart
This is a better known trick on the list, yet it’s worth mentioning. After typing the heart emoji send the message without including anything else
No more Blue ticksAfter opening settings on the app go to account and then privacy. Uncheck the ‘read receipts’. However, this trick has a drawback which is that you won’t be able to see if people have read your messages either.
Tricking the Blue tickOnce you have received a message, go to the phones settings and change the configuration to ‘airplane mode’. Now when you open the message the sender won’t see the blue ticks until you open WhatsApp again.
can also transfer videos between your phone and computer
Create a group, add a friend and then delete them. Next, open WhatsApp Web
and login by scanning the QR code. Send the media you want to transfer to your
computer through the WhatsApp group. Open the chat on the computer and the
media is available there.
Change your Whatsapp wallpaper
This one is rather simple. To change the wallpaper, go to settings, chats and wallpaper and change it to an image of your choice.
Customize your notifications rings for different chats
Go on the chat you want to set a ringtone for. Tap on the name and enable the ‘custom notifications’ option. Finally choose a ringtone of your choice.
See someone’s ‘last seen’ while hiding yours
Send a message to the person of your choice and then delete the person from
your contact list.
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