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5 Hidden Features of WhatsApp you Probably didn’t Know About

Whatsapp is widely known and used by billions of people globally. Even your mum and dad use WhatsApp and whether you’ve just started using WhatsApp or you have been using it for years, there are still some hidden features you still don’t know about WhatsApp.

Fortunately, we have gathered some very helpful and useful tips about Whatsapp including the hidden features of WhatsApp you probably never knew about.

Send a Message without saving number

85% out of 100 people reading this post might have probably come across such occasions where you tried to send a message to someone through WhatsApp without saving the number. Yes, you can actually send a message to anybody without saving the number. All you have to do is open your web browser > type in the number into the address bar using the URL https://wa.me/thenumber e.g https://wa.me/2348028925412

Forward messages to more than 5 persons

Few years back, WhatsApp users were always complaining of fake news and forwarded messages across contacts. This became very annoying and WhatsApp officials had to find a way to reduce the spread of fake news on the platform, so they reduced the amount of people you can forward a message to at once.

However, not everyone on WhatsApp shares fake news and this feature that WhatsApp added to reduce the spread of fake news affected both the innocent business men using WhatsApp as a medium to reach their customers and all.

But there’s still a feature on WhatsApp that allows you to forward messages to more than 5 contacts at once.

All you have to do to send message to more than 5 contacts at once is;

  • Open Whatsapp
  • Click on the three dots at the top right corner
  • Tap on New broadcast
  • Select the contacts you want to forward the messages to
  • Enter the message and send.

Stylish Text

Maybe your friend have sent you a message on WhatsApp before with a different font kind of stylish text, you don’t know how he or she had done that but you also want to use stylish text. All you have to do is Open PlayStore> Search for Stylish text> install the application.

Enable the floating bubble, and then you can change the your WhatsApp font when sending a message to anybody and it will appear just the way you sent it from your device on the person’s phone. How interesting!!

Find out the exact time when your message was read

This feature is mostly relevant to lovers and their partners. It allows you know the exact time you sent a message and the time the message was read by the receiver. All you have to do is;

  • Click and hold on the message
  • Tap on the three dots on the top right corner
  • Select info
  • You’ll find the time the message was delivered and the time the receiver read it.

Stop interrupting messages with Pause it.

Have you ever been watching a movie maybe on Netflix or Amazon prime e.t.c and then a WhatsApp message notification pop-ups to interrupt the movie. I know how frustrating it could be, so what you have to do here to stop the interruption is just Download Pause it from PlayStore. This application allows you to do anything on your phone without being interrupted with WhatsApp messages.

I do hope that this hidden features will help you to improve your WhatsApp experience. If you like this article, please share and leave comment below.

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George Philiphttps://www.betechwise.com
George is a technology content writer with few years of experience. Specialized in mobile devices, personal computers and consumer technology, as well as software and applications. He explains all technological concepts so that users with less knowledge can understand it. If not writing, you may find him engrossed playing action games on his smartphone. Just so you know, he loves Xiaomi products alot. You may contact him via his email - [email protected]


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