Here’s a Simple Trick to Get Facebook-Like Chat Heads for WhatsApp on an Android Smartphone

    Follow the few steps mentioned below to get Facebook-like chat heads for WhatsApp.

    By Prajith

    Ever since Facebook acquired Instagram and WhatsApp it has been rolling out new features to both the apps including its own Messenger app very frequently. The company has shamelessly copied the 'stories' feature from Snapchat to offer it on Instagram.Rumour has it that both WhatsApp and Messenger will also get the stories feature soon.

    How to Get Facebook-Like Chat Heads for WhatsApp

    If carefully observed, all the three apps appear to be more similar than ever before. However, there's one feature that still remains exclusive to the Messenger app. Yes, we are talking about the chat heads!

    SEE ALSO: 5 Apps to Help you Survive through demonetization and long ATM and Bank queues

    Though a few may disagree, chat heads is one such feature that makes things easier while sharing messages with friends or family. It allows one to reply a text from any screen without having to open the Messenger app which not to mention is quite convenient. But sadly, for some reason, Facebook has limited this feature to its Messenger app only.

    SEE ALSO: RGC India app: Make International Calls at Rs 1.4 per minute

    That good news is that we at GizBot have found a workaround to get this feature to WhatsApp. Though it doesn't work as seamlessly as it works with the Messenger app, it is still there if you ever need it. So without wasting any time, let's know how to get this feature for WhatsApp.

    How to Get Facebook-Like Chat Heads for WhatsApp

    Download the Dashdow app from Google Play Store

    To get this feature, you'll have to download and install an app called Dashdow from Google Play Store. Here's the link.

    How to Get Facebook-Like Chat Heads for WhatsApp

    Click Here for New Smartphones Best Online Deals

    Turn on the Notification Access

    After installing the app, open it and turn on the Notification access option. You'll be redirected to app permissions.

    How to Get Facebook-Like Chat Heads for WhatsApp

    Give the requested permissions for the app

    Turn on the Dashdow for WhatsApp toggle from the settings menu, you'll be prompted to enable it. Click ok.

    How to Get Facebook-Like Chat Heads for WhatsApp

    Chat heads will start appearing automatically

    That's it, if you've followed the above steps correctly, a success message will show up on the screen and whenever you get a message on WhatsApp, a small bubble like the Facebook Chat-head will show up on the screen.

    Click Here for New Smartphones Best Online Deals


    Stay updated with latest technology news & gadget reviews - Gizbot

    Notification Settings X
    Time Settings
    Clear Notification X
    Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
    Yes No
    Settings X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Gizbot sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Gizbot website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more