WhatsApp for iPhone: We are sure you don’t know about these features | Instant News


By: Technology Desk | New Delhi |

Updated: May 24, 2020 4:28:09 evening





7 WhatsApp tips for iPhone users that we believe you don’t know (Express Photo: Shruti Dhapola)

WhatsApp has millions of users in this country and in the midst of people being locked using an instant messaging platform more than ever before. To provide a seamless experience for users, FacebookThe messaging platform has recently launched several new features such as extended group video call limits, up to eight, new stickers, limits for forwarded messages, and more. There are several features offered by WhatsApp but most are not aware of it.

WhatsApp has several features available – some of which we are aware of while others are not. In fact, sometimes we tend to use some features but don’t pay attention to their existence. Today, we will discuss some useful features of the WhatsApp app for iPhone but most users don’t know it.

Search for old documents, images easily

Most users have a tendency to search for messages to find old pictures or documents or videos. This is troublesome. WhatsApp makes it easy for you to find old photos, GIFs, links, videos, documents, and even audio. Users only need to go to the search bar and there are several options available including photos, GIFs, links, videos, documents and audio. Just click on whatever you are looking for and WhatsApp will list everything you have sent to your friends in the same category.

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For example, if you are looking for a GIF just click on the options in the list, and WhatsApp will display all the GIFs that you previously sent to your contacts. This feature makes life easier and you no longer need to search for chats to find photos, files or anything else.

Automatic broadcast group

We all know about broadcast messages but making them all the time can be very busy. To make WhatsApp easier iOS has a live broadcast option on the home screen, just click and all the broadcast listings that you create will be displayed. This reduces the burden of scrolling through chats and finding a list of old broadcasts that you have ever made. Just click on broadcast> select list> type and send message. Specifically, this is not a group and all responses you will get as a private message.

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WhatsApp Shortcuts

We often tend to open chats to delete chats or delete chats or even export chats. The WhatsApp iPhone application allows you to deactivate, export, delete and delete chats without opening chats. Simply swipe the chat to the left, click on the three dot option and you will be able to see the option. Select the one you want to use.

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Check who sent the message without opening WhatsApp

You must first add the WhatsApp widget on your iPhone and then swipe right on the home screen. Then open Today’s View, scroll down and click Edit, on the Add Widget page, check for WhatsApp, then tap ‘+’ to add it to Today’s View. Then click finish. Specifically, with this process you can only see the last four contacts who sent you a message.

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Embed important chats

The instant messaging platform allows you to embed important chats – up to three – at the top so you can find them easily. This way you don’t have to search for chats every time. To pin first, open the WhatsApp application and swipe right on the chat thread. Tap Pin and chat will appear at the top every time you open the application.

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Add special alert tones to specific contacts

WhatsApp allows users to set a specific notification tone for certain contacts so they know when someone is sending a message. To set WhatsApp first, select the contact you want to add a new custom tone to, tap the name, go to Custom Tone, select the tone and tap on the Save option.

Check who is reading the message but is not responding

Sometimes it’s very annoying if someone reads your message but doesn’t respond. There is a way out that lets you know who reads your message but ignores it. One blue check, but what if the blue check option is disabled? All you need to do is open the WhatsApp application, swipe left on the message sent, check the message info screen, you will be able to see two gray ticks along with the time the message was sent, this shows the time when your message was sent.

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