WhatsApp has became the most popular messaging app globally with more than 800 million active users using across multiple platforms. We all know that the apps allows to send messages, share videos and audios to friends, without any payment.
The app comes with plenty of features providing the users the best messaging experience ever, but how many of us utilize WhatsApp to the fullest? We have jotted down the tips and tricks of WhatsApp for better messaging experience. Take a look at the slider below to know the tips on how to use and activate the WhatsApp new features.
SIM for WhatsApp
ChatSim is the world's first SIM card that lets you chat free of charge. This SIM card lets you to chat on instant messaging apps for free of charge, anywhere even without Wi-Fi. The ChatSim work on most instant messaging apps like WhatsApp, Telegram, Facebook Messenger, WeChat and many other apps available for smartphones and tablets.
WhatsApp on Desktop
WhatsApp has an official Web client that allows users to message which their contacts comfortably from their computer. The Web client includes all the functions featured in the smartphone app. Currently, the Web client supports Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry 10 running devices. To know more on how to run WhatsApp on computer, follow our guide on how to get started.
WhatsApp Message Stats
Now you can get statistics of your messaging habit by just installing an app called Whatstat. The app provides information such as your top friends, friends and groups, most active times of the day as well as message distribution for both individually and group chats.
WhatsApp Chat Head
Just like Facebook, you can now have chat head on whatsapp too. By using Dashdow What App, the app works alongside WhatsApp to add chat heads for your conversations.
Stop WhatsApp images from appearing in Gallery
If you are getting your gallery filled with unrelated images? To avoid this situation, you first need to create a .nomedia file in WhatsApp's images or video directories. To do this, you need to install file explorer such as ES File Explorer. Click on the New button in the lower left-> pick File and create a file named .nomedia in the WhatsApp image or video directories.
Stop Media Auto-Download
It is always a problem when unwanted media files like images, video clips and audio files automatically download on your phone. However, you can now change setting so that you can pick and choose which picture to download.
Disable Last Seen
Both Apple iOS and Android operating systems allow for the time-stamp to be disabled, which means that the person you're messaging can't see when you were last online. They can, however, still see when you're actively online.
Restore Old or Deleted Messages
Users who are using WhatsApp can restore old messages which have been deleted. As WhatsApp takes a backup everyday at 4PM.
Hide Your Profile Picture
As of now, anyone who has your number can view your screen name and your profile picture. There's a simple way to grant only the people in your contact list access to your profile picture. You have to change your "profile picture sharing" to "contacts only" in the privacy menu.
The only way to get a message quickly to more than one person is broadcast messages in Whatsapp. Just select the 'Broadcast Message' option in the 'More' menu and select the contacts you want to send it to. Now type your message and hit 'Send'.