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Know about the hidden features on WhatsApp for iPhone

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

24th May, 2020. 04:21 pm
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Online messaging service WhatsApp usually turn out to be its user’s favourite as the company timely rolls out interesting features.

WhatsApp already has millions of users but due to the ongoing pandemic, the company has witnessed a huge rise in the users compared to before.

WhatsApp has several features available — some of which we know of while others we don’t. In fact,

Here are some of the useful features on WhatsApp for iPhone but most users do not know about them.

Search old document, image easily

To search for an old picture or documents seems much difficult and time taking. WhatsApp has made it easy to find these old photos, GIFs, links, videos, documents, and even audios. Users will just need to head to the search bar and there some options will be available including photos, GIFs, links, videos, documents and audio.

WhatsApp Shortcuts

Users often tend to open a chat to delete chat or clear chat or even export chat. WhatsApp iPhone app allows you to do mute, export, clear and delete chat without opening a chat. Just swipe the chat to the left, click on the three dots option and you will be able to see the options. Select the one that you wish to use.

Check who messaged without opening WhatsApp

You will need to first add the WhatsApp widget on your iPhone and then swipe right on the home screen. Then open the Today View, scroll to the bottom and click on Edit, on the Add Widgets page checkout for WhatsApp and then tap on ‘+’ to add it in Today View. Then click on done. Notably, with these steps, you will be able to see only the recent four contacts who messaged you.

Add custom alert tone to specific contacts

WhatsApp lets users set custom notification tones for specific contacts so they know when someone messages. To set first open WhatsApp, select the contact you want to add the new custom tone, tap on the name, go to Custom Tone, select the tone and tap on Save option.

Pin important chats

The instant messaging platform lets you pin important chats — up to three — at the top so you can find them easily. This way you will not need to scroll through chats every time, To pin first, open WhatsApp app and swipe right on the chat thread. Tap Pin and the chat will be shown at the top every time you open the app.

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