WhatsApp is one of the most widely used instant messaging smartphone apps in the world. In fact, there are around 1.5 billion active WhatsApp users in over 180 countries. And WhatsApp keeps rolling out with new features every now and then to make the app even more addictive for its users. Now out of all the features that are present on WhatsApp, there are a few fun tips and tricks that will take your WhatsApp experience a step further. You might not even be aware of some of these fun trips which is why we have come up with top five tricks that you should totally check out. Let’s have a look!
Mark chats as unread
You know those days when you’ve read a message but forget to reply to it. Well, you can actually mark a chat as unread on WhatsApp to serve as a reminder for you to reply later. All you need to do is press and hold the chat that you want to mark as unread and tap the unread icon on Android. On iOS, you need to swipe the chat to the right and tap on the unread icon to make the conversation as unread.
Read and send WhatsApp messages without touching the phone
This one is a no-brainer. All you need to use are virtual assistants like Siri and Google Assistant to help you read messages without typing or touching your phone. You just have to give them a verbal command.
In case you’re bored of the same old font that WhatsApp uses, you can actually change it by converting plain text into italics or bold. You can start and end the text with an asterisk to make it bold and start and end the sentence with an underscore to make it italics.
Find out who’s making your storage full
Do you know which friend of yours is eating up most of your storage? Well, here’s how you can. Just open Settings on WhatsApp, go to Data and Storage Usage. There you can tap on Storage Usage and select the contact. This is where you’ll be able to see the amount of storage that has been used by each contact.
Broadcast private messages to multiple contacts
Got one common message that you want to share with multiple people but don’t want to create a group for it? All you have to do is broadcast those messages and they’ll be sent as private messages to different people. For iOS, you tap on Broadcast on the left corner of your screen or the menu icon (three vertical dots) at the top right corner on Android. After this, you add the contacts to which you want to send the message.