If you are a smartphone user, there's a big chance that you are mostly hooked on with your friends via the very popular WhatsApp internet messenger. WhatsApp is one of the largest growing and most used IMs that are currently out there. And you don't need us to tell you that.
WhatsApp is one the best messengers for mobile devices in the current market. The service is available for iOS, Android, Blackberry, Symbian, Java, Nokia etc. You just need to have an internet connection on your mobile phone, and you will be able to send as many messages as you want, to anyone, for free.
Via WhatsApp, not only can you send text messages for free, but also send a host images, videos and other such attachment files to your friends. And this is all possible provided your handset is connected to the internet.
Once you and your friends download the application, you can use it to chat as much as you want. Send a million messages a day to your friends for free. WhatsApp uses your Internet connection: 3G/EDGE or Wi-Fi when available.
But while you already know all that about the messenger service, there are few tips and tricks that could make the experience even more satisfying. We take a look at the 5 most potential among them.
Sharing .ZIP and .RAR Files
WhatsApp sure gives you a lot of options in terms of sharing, but all that is limited to a certain extent. However, it's actually easier to break that barrier by installing the likes of CloudSend and Dropbox. You just have to open CloudSend and allow it to link Dropbox with CloudSend. Once uploaded, you could share the link with your friends for further download.
Tab on Auto Downloads
This you may or may not know, but WhatsApp has an added option inside which allows you to control automatic media files downloading. You just need to head over to Settings -- Chat Settings -- Media auto-download and pick the option that suits your requirement.
Hiding the Profile Picture
Ever wanted to hide your WhatsApp profile pic? Let us tell you that it's quite easy. If you want to hide your profile picture, you should make use of the WhatsApp Plus app that will be useful in this instance. After installing WhatsApp Plus, you will be able to hide your profile picture.
Spying on Other Friend's Accounts
Spying isn't really a great know-how since it's not really, well, ethical. However, if you are still wondering how to actually spy on a certain WhatsApp account, you could install the Spymaster Pro app. This app comes with the ability to track and read entire conversations, while also tracking shared photos.
Creating a Fake Chat Scenario
Ever wanted to trick your friends into believing that you just spoke with some celebrity or of some equal status? Just go ahead and install the WhatSaid application. This will allow you to create fake conversations with anyone you want. In fact, you could also set a picture, name and create your own messages to make the conversation realistic.