12 Essential WhatsApp Tips and Tricks You Must Know

Whats app has become the no. one chat media due to its fast delivery of messages, fast exchange of media like images, audio and videos. Facebook messenger comes on 2nd place, Billions of people using whatsApp and enjoying fast conversation. Here we bring the top and best 12 WhatsApp Tips and Tricks which are very useful. You can be aware from many of these tricks but there are few ones which was even unknown to me.

So let’s have a detailed review of Whatsapp tricks :

12 Essential WhatsApp Tips and Tricks You Must Know

Mute group chats and notifications

If you get frustrated from WhatsApp groups messages and notifications than there is a features in Whatsapp. Yes, you can mute group chats and notifications for a pre set time period like for 8 hours, for a week or it can be for a year too. Follow these steps to mute chat :

  • Open group and tap on the menu in top right corner (three horizontal point)
  • Now hit mute and select the time period of Mute
  • To stop notification uncheck the notification menu
Mute group chats and notifications
Mute group chats and notifications

Explore Hotspots around you

You can also explore the Hotspots around you with the help of Whatsapp. Go on any whats app conversation, tap on attach file and hit on send location to explore hotspots around you. The map will show all mash-up of places around you and you can find any restaurant, tech center and any other place.

Explore Hotspots around you
Explore Hotspots around you

Record your voice instead of typing

If your fingers are no ready to type more than stop typing and start speaking. Yes, record a voice message by tapping on Google speech located on your keyboard right side and send it directly.

Record your voice instead of typing
Record your voice instead of typing

Migrate to a new number

If you want to change your whats app no. than here are the simple steps to migrate your account info, group and setting but please before doing this confirm that you deleted your old no.

  • Tap on the menu in top right corner (three horizontal point)
  • Go to account and hit on change number

Migrate to a new number

Migrate to a new number1
Migrate to a new number

Send broadcast message

You can also send broadcast message which is cheaper than the normal whats app group messages. Create Broadcast group and send messages, in broadcast message only you can see your reply. Follow these steps :

  • Tap on menu and hit new broadcast
  • Now add the contacts you want in your broadcast list
Send a broadcast message
Send a broadcast message

Disable Last Seen and remove blue ticks

If you want to keep privacy on your whats app and looking for the solution of last seen and blue tick than the new version of whats app have both features. You can hide your last seen and also can disable blue tick which indicates you read the message. Follow these simple steps :

  • Go to setting < Privacy < last seen
  • You can choose any option like my contacts, everyone or nobody
Disable Last Seen
Disable Last Seen

 

but by doing this you will not able to see last seen of others too.

To remove blue ticks follow these steps, Go to setting < Privacy < and uncheck the read receipts.

How to Remove WhatsApp Blue Ticks
How to Remove WhatsApp Blue Ticks

WhatsApp Calling

On the latest version of Whats app you can enjoy calling features, for this you will have to upgrade your whats app via google play store.  There is a calling option on the top of every whats app contact, just tap on that option and make calls.

whats app call
Whats App Calling

Upload profile picture, status from desktop

As you know whatsapp launched the desktop version of Whats app few months ago, now you can operate whats app on your laptop ans PC. Connect your whats app with your desktop by scanning QR code and upload profile pictures, whats app status from PC or Laptops.

Change profile photo, status message from the desktop
Upload profile picture, status from desktop

Disable Auto media Download

If you don’t want to save your whats app media like videos, images, audio than you can disable it or can choose a particular internet network to save media. For this Go to setting < Chat setting < Media auto download to select the option of downloading images, audio and videos to your phone.

Disable Auto media Download
Disable Auto media Download

Check who has read your message in WhatsApp group

You can also check that is your messages delivered to all member of groups and who had read your message in the whats app group. Tap long on the message you sent,  an ‘i’ with a circle around it will arrive on the top, by pressing on it will show you, to whom your message had delivered and who read the message.

Find out who has read your message in a WhatsApp group

Hide your WhatsApp Profile Picture

You can also hide your whats app profile picture by going to setting < account < privacy  < profile photo < nobody.

Hide your WhatsApp Profile Picture
Hide your WhatsApp Profile Picture

Backup And Restore WhatsApp Chats

WhatsApp makes automatic backups of your chats, but you can also make a manual backup. Follow these simple steps to restore your whatsapp chats. Go into Settings > Chat settings and tap Backup conversations to create a backup. It will not backup your media, so you will need to use a file manager to back up the media files in /sdcard/WhatsApp/Media on your mobile.

WhatsApp-message-backup-
Backup And Restore WhatsApp Chats

I hope the above listed WhatsApp trick will make you able to whats app more wisely and also make your privacy more strong. Please share your views if you like the above whatsApp tips.

Also check How to Use WhatsApp in Web Browser

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Comments

  1. says

    Awesome article :) useful for beginners, many people are not aware to these useful options of Whatsapp.

    Also wrote the article about Whatsapp security, how people can protect themselves (their chats) to be hacked.

  2. says

    Wow, This is awesome. I’m a daily Whatsapp user and didn’t heard about this tricks before. Thank you for this post. Keep posting more tips and tricks.

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