12 Whatsapp Hacks Every Good Whatsapp User Should Know.
These whatsapp hacks are what you need to make your phone Smatest.They are not only going to make your messaging experience more interesting than it is already. These tips and tricks will make your phone more productive. As we all know what’s app is an App that’s being opened every day. So what better place to start organizing work and play than on the app that you (probably) end up opening the most in a day? If you do, you are certainly not the only one. WhatsApp has become an integral part of life in India. Anybody with anything above a feature phone is most likely on the app. As of February 2018, WhatsApp has 1.5 billion monthly active users, over 200 million of whom lives in India. This is a statistic that has aided it in becoming Facebook’s second largest property after the social network itself. Rough 16.3 per cent Indians have access to WhatsApp, and according to the latest annual Internet Trends report from Mary Meeker, Whatsapp is the most downloaded Android app in the country.
Whatsapp has seen its way to the top and we have not doubt about that.
On it’s way to the top it seems to have rendered SMS Useless. Not just that the App has gone beyond just text messages.
With more features like : It lets you send texts, make voice and video calls over the internet, send images and videos regardless of whether you have an Android or iOS; and does it all for free. From work to friends to family, everybody is on WhatsApp, For you to keep up with them, you gats to be there or you miss out.
So if you’re a smartphone user in Nigeria, chances are that the app is there in your phone. Apart from all the above mentioned features , do you know what that little green and white icon on your screen can do? I know you don’t. But never worry , we’ll teach you how to work the tech. Grab these Whatsapp Hack .You need them to make your life a lot easier.
1. Use Whatsapp through Siri or OK Google
Are you too busy ? This trick is particularly for you . It helps you make use of your WhatsApp even while bussy with other things and need tech to be handsfree. Also helps when you’re just too bored to type. All you need to do to make this work is to just say “Hey Siri” or “Ok Google” — depending on your virtual assistant — followed by “Send a message to ”. You can then dictate the message you want to send to them and your virtual assistant will take care of the rest.
This app becomes more enjoyable for Apple users because they can also get Siri to read out their latest unread messages. You command it saying, “Hey Siri, read my last WhatsApp message” and it does just that!
2.Listen to voice notes discreetly
So Many a times we struggle to listen to a voice notes, but can’t hear because you’re either in office or in a public space without headphones. Well, struggle no more! NEXT time you find your self in this situation, simply put the phone to your ear, as if you wanna take a call, this will activate the proximity sensor and play the note in the built in speaker, and let you hear the note like you’re on a call.
3. WhatsApp hacks to protect your profile picture
So many people may have your mobile number and thus be able to view your WhatsApp profile picture. There has been many cases where What’s app images has been used for negative and wrong reason. But you can protect yourself from this menace in just two easy steps. Here’s what you need to do:
Settings > Account > Privacy
Change your setting from Everybody to My Contacts
You can also use this hack when you don’t want somebody you know to see your display picture. Just make sure to delete their contact from your phone first and then follow the above process.
4. Find out who you message the most
If you want to know the person or group you mostly interact with on WhatsApp . All you need to do is this:
Go to Settings > Data Usage > Storage Usage
The window will show you a ranking of chats according to the amount of data spent, along with messages or media exchanged.
5. Swipe right to quote messages
This feature saves your life when you have a lot of messages in line, but you would rather specifically reply to an individual text. Simply swipe right on the message you want to reply to and WhatsApp will let you quote it, Whatsapp is gonna give you references to select.
6. How You Can Differenciate fonts on whats app.
In case you don’t know, this is an Awesome trick, and some times I see it as being professional depending on the FONT you use. Especially if you want to convey the tone of your message. Here’s how to start using different fonts:
For Bold: Enter your text between two asterisks (*).
And you good to go.
For Strikethrough: Enter text between two tildes (~)
Typewriter: Enter your text between ` ` ` on either side. To find this symbol, press down on the single inverted comma and pick the last symbol on the left
For Italics: Enter your text between two
7. Convert your videos to GIF inside your Whatsapp
With this you can convert your videos to GiF. You don’t need any other App for that, as long as you have WhatsApp. Here’s what you need to do:
Go to any chat and try and send a video.
When you select the video from your library, it will open the video-editing window.
Crop the video length to five seconds and switch the icon on the right from video to GIF.
8. You can save images from your phone to your computer without cables or emails
Some times You want to transfer something from your phone to your laptop (or vice versa). Sure, you could email it. Or airdrop it. Or Bluetooth it, Transfer it or even use a USB cable. The possibilities are endless with the kind of technology we have today. But if you want to follow a short way (and of course you do), login on Whatsapp Web and send the file you need either on a chat to yourself, or to any trusted contact, and that’s it.
9. You cam hide a chat on WhatsApp.
Here is how it goes……
If you neither want to see someone’s name in your recent messages nor risk their chat window popping up when you open your phone in front of other people, there’s a way to hide chats on the app. You don’t have to delete their chat altogether. There’s a way to just not see it for a while. All you need to do is swipe right on their chat and press the ‘Archive’ option that shows up. You can later locate this chat easily by just going back to your Archived messages (by swiping down). If you want to move the contact back to your recent chats, either use unarchive or simply send the person a message.
10. YOU CAN add effects to your images without using external apps
Yes you can…….
You can now add text, emojis and scribble on pictures before you send them to somebody. Here’s how to do it:
Open a chat, go send a picture, select one from your gallery, and the editing window will open up.
You will see all the effects and image editing tools you can use before sending the picture.
This is also particularly helpful when you want to pinpoint something in the picture (read: screenshot) by circling or underlining it.
11. Prioritise communication with starred messages
This little WhatsApp hack will make important messages easy to locate. If there’s a message that is important to you — particularly if it is one that you will need to get back to — simply hold it down and add a star to it. You can find it easily anytime by:
Go to Settings > Starred Messages
12. WhatsApp hacks to create your own notes on the app
So many people likes keeping notes for themself, or jotting down ideas for later, this one is for you. It’s also one of the most easy to implement WhatsApp hacks on this list. All you need to do is make a group with somebody first. Then remove them from the group, and you will become its sole member. You can post notes, pictures of something you’d like to remember or any recording on the group that you’d like to get back to. This way, everything you need is in one handy place and you don’t have to keep switching between different apps.