WhatsApp has become a very important part of personal relationships, whether work, family or sentimental, the messaging application is part of the lives of millions of people around the world. Surely you are one of them.
Now, there are a number of options and features that are unknown to everyone.
Hide your profile picture
Would you like to hide your profile picture from your contacts? There is no need to block contacts to achieve this. This option is to maintain privacy on the platform.
If you want to hide your profile picture, go to Settings> Account> Privacy> Profile picture. From here you can select if you want your photo to be seen by everyone, just your contacts, or nobody.
Listen to voice notes in secret
This trick is very good. To listen to the voice notes in secret, simply pick up the cell phone and bring the telephone receiver to your ear. The audio of the messaging application will be heard through the internal speaker and no one but you can hear the message.
Send messages with your voice
If you are busy with x or y subject, replying to messages can be quite complicated. But thanks to Siri on iOS and Google Assistant On Android, you can answer without touching the phone.
You just have to say “Hey Siri” or “Ok Google” and then say the magic words: “send a WhatsApp to XXXX”. Then, any of the two virtual assistants will convert your words into text and send them to the contact you have chosen.
Answer by sliding your finger
Since recently we can make use of another of the secret tricks of WhatsApp, there is another way to respond to messages that many users do not know.
Instead of holding down a message and going to the top toolbar, simply swipe it to the right and, immediately, the response window will appear just above the text entry field.
Double tap on the camera screen
This is one of the most practical tricks, but almost nobody knows. When you enable the camera WhatsApp, either to send a photo in real time or any other reason, you can switch between the rear camera and the front camera by pressing twice on the screen, in case your finger does not reach the button dedicated to it.
The application of WhatsApp It also allows you to mark certain messages as highlights or favorites, to quickly find them among the long chats you have with your contacts. In iOS, long press on any message and click on the star icon to highlight it.
In Android it is the same, press on the star icon at the top of the screen.
Now you can go and show off these new tricks in your account WhatsApp. Remember that to activate any of these options, you do not have to download a separate app at any time, everything is within WhatsApp.