WhatsApp is one of the most popular, and most used mobile app among many other apps. Though, it is facing stiff competition from the likes of wechat, Facebook, twitter, and a host of others. Irrespective of these competitions, WhatsApp is still the most preferred use instant messaging app, according to users. There are lots of features that make WhatsApp enjoyable, but there are still more you haven’t yet discovered. Below are some tricks, and features in WhatsApp which you might not have discovered.
- WhatsApp lock
Not many knew that they can actually lock their WhatsApp app, and prevent others from peeking into confidential messages. Well, now you know; everyone at some point always needs privacy when it comes to their private message conversation. So you don’t have to avoid giving out your phone, all you have to do is to access the lock and type in your secret password.
- Short cut creation for specific contacts
Most times, it feels boring to keep typing the same messages over and over again, especially to specific contacts. Now you can create short cuts for these contacts from your home screen and send it to the contacts or group you created them for. With this you can speed up your WhatsApp communication with friends and family.
- Changing WhatsApp phone number
If you have a problem with your number, and you which to change to another number, you have nothing to worry about. You don’t have to install or register a new WhatsApp with your new number, all you have to do is to go the WhatsApp setting and click on the “change number” option and follow the instruction to change to your++ new number.
- Prevent WhatsApp images from appearing in picture gallery
Sometimes you don’t want some WhatsApp images to be seen by another person, but the fact that it automatically shows on the picture gallery makes it annoying and revealing. But guess what, there is a way to change that. You can go to settings, then privacy, and then turn the WhatsApp image settings off.
- Find out your friend’s real location
Most times during chat, friends always tend to lie about their exact location due to one reason or the other. This trick can help to build trust among friends by allowing the exact location of both sides to be known. It can be done by insisting that your friends tap the arrow icon next to their textbox to share their location.
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