This era is the smartphone era where we are witnessing how various messenger apps are taking over the traditional SMS and voice call services. Among this list of apps, one app that stands out is WhatsApp.
7. Using WhatsApp on your computer
Go to www.web.whatsapp.com and follows the instructions given there for scanning the QR code on WhatsApp to use WhatsApp on computer.
6. Hide your last seen time
Open WhatsApp > Settings > Account > Privacy > Tap Last Seen > Choose who can see your last seen time.
5. Stop WhatsApp from saving photos and videos
iPhone: Open WhatsApp > Settings > Chats > Disable the switch for Save Incoming Media
Android: Open WhatsApp > Settings > Chat settings > Media auto-download > Uncheck everything
4. Email chat history
iPhone: Open WhatsApp > Go to the chat you’d like to export > Tap Contact Info (contact / group name on top) > Email Chat
Android: Open WhatsApp > Tap and hold on the conversation or group > Email chat
3. Mute contacts and groups
Open WhatsApp > Go to the chat you’d like to mute > Tap Contact Info (contact / group name on top) > Tap Mute and select how long you would like notifications to remain muted.
2. Add a direct WhatsApp shortcut to your favorite contact on your home screen
Android only: Open WhatsApp > Long press on the group or contact you want to create a shortcut for > Menu > Add conversation shortcut
1. Set custom notifications for your favorite contacts
iPhone: Open WhatsApp > Go to the chat you’d like to set custom notifications for > Tap Contact Info (contact / group name on top) > Custom notifications > Choose message sound and ringtone, save
Android: Open WhatsApp > Go to the chat you’d like to set custom notifications for or just tap on View Contact > click custom notifications. You will be able to change the vibration, tone and even the LED light for contacts.