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Share your location via WhatsApp and your friend can follow you in real time. To share your location with a WhatsApp friend, click the attachment icon in the top right corner of your chat window and select Location. Don’t forget to activate your GPS.
Use WhatsApp on your PC
Open web.whatsapp.com on your PC while opening WhatsApp on your phone, click Menu and select WhatsApp Web. Your PC displays a CODE that must be scanned with your phone. Scan the code and you are connected. You can now use WhatsApp on your PC. Make sure your phone has an Internet connection.
Group Notification Settings
You can mute a group, set custom settings, easily change the group icon or group status. Go to one of your WhatsApp groups, click Menu and select Group Info. Here you can change the group icon and name, mute the group sound and adjust group notifications.
Images and videos received on WhatsApp can absorb your mobile data and fill your phone space, causing it to hang. Stopping automatic media downloading is the only way to avoid an overloaded gallery and a suspended phone. Once you have set these settings, you must press Upload each time you want to upload a video or image.
Go to Settings -> Cats and calls -> Automatic media download. Here you can make the settings.
On iPhone, simply turn on or off automatically Store incoming media.
This is one of the best features of WhatsApp that allows you to make a full backup of chats in your Google disk.
Menu ->Settings ->Chat-Backup.
Know when your message was read
Know that you can see when your message was delivered and read. Hold down the message and click the information icon in the top bar. It tells you when your message was delivered and read.
Change your number
Not everyone knows, but yes, we can change our number at WhatsApp without losing data or cats. Simply go to Settings -> Account -> Change number and enter your old and new phone number. WhatsApp checks your number by call or SMS and you are done.
We receive a pop-up notification when we receive a WhatsApp message, but you can turn it off. Simply go to Settings -> Notifications -> Popup Notification and adjust the settings accordingly.
Each popup notification also displays a preview of the message, which can sometimes cause embarrassment. If you are an iPhone user, you can disable the preview, but unfortunately this setting is not available for Android phones.
To hide the preview of messages with notifications, go to Settings -> Notifications and disable Preview.
Reading a message without going online
Do you know that you can read a message without going online? Yes, we can! There are times when we don’t want to go online, but we have to read important news. Turn off your mobile data and read the message. This way, you can read the message without having to go online.
Run multiple WhatsApp accounts on your dual sim
WhatsApp restricts users to a single account, but if you have a dual Android sim, you can run multiple WhatsApp accounts on a single device.
Go to Settings ->User and Add new user. Follow the instructions and configure a new user. When you are finished, install WhatsApp on your new account.
Restore deleted files What WhatsApp messages
Have you ever accidentally deleted your WhatsApp messages? Don’t worry, you can recover your deleted WhatsApp messages. Not everyone knows, but WhatsApp backs up all your messages every day at 2am and if you want to restore your old messages, you must first uninstall WhatsApp from your device.
Uninstall and reinstall WhatsApp. When you log into your WhatsApp account, you will be prompted to send backup messages.
Press’Restore’ and WhatsApp will restore all your old messages, even those you accidentally deleted.
Delete WhatsApp account
If you want to permanently delete your WhatsApp account, go to Settings -> Account -> Delete my account. Follow the instructions and your account will be deleted. Deleting the account deletes all chat and backup history.
Send any file type
WhatsApp now allows you to share all file types. Before, you could only share PDF files, but now you can share Android APK, MP3, and other files. You can send uncompressed media up to 100 MB.
Bold, italic, strikethrough text
To hide your text, you can proceed as follows :
- Bold: Insert an asterisk (*) before and after the text e.g. *TWC*
- Italic: Insert an underscore (_) before and after the text, z. B. _TWC_
- Strikethrough: Add a tilde (~) before and after the text, for example ~TWC~
WhatsApp Safety Tips
Here’s what you need to know :
- Check your privacy settings and see who can find you
- Use the block feature to block unwanted messages
- You can report spam or malicious content to WhatsApp.
These tips and tricks will definitely improve your WhatsApp experience.
Let us know if you have any other tips and tricks for WhatsApp.
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