Currently, WhatsApp is being used by over 1 billion users worldwide. With so many people using it, you might want to avoid some useless information or you might want to improve the time spent on this app. For any reason at all, here is a list of 5 WhatsApp secrets which you didn’t know before.
- Don’t let them know you see their messages
There are many reasons to keep you from answering a WhatsApp text. However, the blue ticks will give you away. If you don’t want to let anyone know that you see their messages, the go to the Privacy menu and turn off Read Receipts.
- Figure out who your friends are
We live in a world where friendship is measured in data storage. If you want to find out with whom you talked to the most or if you just want to save storage space, then go to Data and Storage Usage, then tap ‘Storage Usage’. You’ll see the rankings of your most used conversations.
- See when they have read your text
In a group chat, the ticks turn blue only when everyone has seen your message. However, if you tap and hold on the message and select Info you will see your desired details.
- Hide your pic
You might not want to let everyone see your profile pic. If you want to go completely anonymous, and then go to Privacy, tap ‘Profile Phote’ and choose ‘Nobody’ to hide your picture.
- Mute annoying sounds
Being part of a group chat might drive you crazy with sound notifications. But you can mute them, you know? Tap that annoying group chat, tap its name and when you see the ‘Group Info’ option appear, select ‘Mute’. You will be able to mute them for any amount of time you’d like, from eight hours to an entire year.
Henry Lares is still early into his career as tech reporter but has already had his work published in many major publications including Tech Crunch and the Huffington Post. In regards to academics, Henry earned an engineering degree from Apex Technical School. Henry has a passion for emerging technology and covers upcoming products and breakthroughs in science and tech.