Every User Should Know About These 5 Hidden Features Of WhatsApp

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WhatsApp is a popular messaging platform owned by Facebook which allows the users to send text messages, images, and other media, documents, and user location. The users of this application are able to make voice and video calls as well.

This application works both on the smartphones and desktop computers. The WhatsApp has added many exciting new features and updates in the application which has made the life of users much easier. But there are some features WhatsApp users should be aware of.

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Send messages to numbers not saved in the contact list

WhatsApp has recently added a new feature named ‘click chat’ feature which allows the WhatsApp users to send messages to the numbers not saved in the contact list of the person. This feature is beneficial as the users don’t have to save unnecessary numbers.

Those who want to use this new feature need to create a chat link using the WhatsApp API that is “api.whatsapp.com/send?phone=”. The user has to enter the URL on your smartphone’s browser, after which you have to open the WhatsApp and initiate the conversation.

WhatsApp allows you to read chats without opening the app

If you want to secretly read a message on WhatsApp without opening the application then you need turn off the ‘Read Receipts’ option given in the privacy section of WhatsApp’s setting. But, the problem is that you won’t be able to check whether your messages have been read by your friends or not.

Another way to read messages without triggering the blue ticks is by enabling the Flight Mode before you read the messages on your chat window. After reading the messages, close the app from the multi-window before turning the Flight Mode off.

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Add location stickers to images and videos

In WhatsApp, the user can add stickers and filters to their photos and videos. The users can also add location and the current time other than regular emoji stickers. This feature is currently available only for the iOS users.

Visibility feature

Currently, this feature is only available for the iOS users and for the Android beta version users. This feature allows the user to choose whether he/she want to showcase WhatsApp media content in their gallery or not. This feature is very useful as it saves the additional space in your smartphones.

Recover deleted WhatsApp photos

WhatsApp has recently added this new feature in which the user gets the option to retrieve their deleted media content. You can retrieve the media file from the WhatsApp’s server for up to 30 days. But the users who have deleted their chat history don’t have the advantage to retrieve the media files.


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