Hidden features in WhatsApp

If you are looking for ways to increase your use of the WhatsApp application on an Android or iPhone phone, this topic will help you with that.

Text formatting to add some vitality:

WhatsApp allows you to use bold or italics, or add text with strikethrough, and to do this, you will need to add two special characters before and after the text that you want to format.

To bold text use an asterisk (* text *); To make the text italic with a line under it (text); And to create strikethrough text with the tilde sign (~ text ~).

Self-messages disappearing:

WhatsApp is currently rolling out a new feature that allows you to turn on disappearing messages for specific conversations, and when enabled, all your messages will disappear from the chat after seven days.

Launch (Disappearing Messages) by clicking on the contact or chat name at the top of the screen, then select Disappearing Messages from the options menu and then click Turn On.

Star messages:

Starring a message creates a convenient way to return to the message. To do so, just tap and hold the message and then tap the star icon. A small star symbol will be placed next to the message; So you can easily identify it when scrolling through your conversation.

Watch who you talk to the most:

If you are curious about who is the friend you talk to the most on WhatsApp, just go to Settings> Storage and Data> Storage Management, where you will see a list of contacts you talk to arranged according to the most used, click on each contact to view more detailed statistics, such as the number of messages Mutual images and GIFs.

The new looking storage section of WhatsApp makes it easy to get rid of the large files that are taking up space on your phone, in addition to giving a way to see who you chat with the most.

View message details:

Have you ever wondered at what time a message was delivered or read? Swipe left on the message you sent to view these stats on your iPhone. Android users can long press a message and then tap the menu button, followed by the information.

Use WhatsApp on your computer:

Sitting in front of your computer and using a full keyboard and mouse – a much better experience when you mess around with many different conversations, or have a long conversation with an old friend. And thanks to the web version of WhatsApp, you can do this with very little effort.

Exporting conversations:

You can export a conversation if you need to save it, and when viewing a conversation Android users need to click on the menu button followed by more and then export the chat.

On an iPhone, the process includes viewing the chat thread, clicking on the contact’s name at the top of the screen, then scrolling to the bottom of the contact information page and selecting (Export Chat).

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