Typing message, press “Send” and you’re done – Munich. WhatsApp is actually quite simple. But how to search for chat passages or switched to the read receipt from? Here’s useful advice.
This innovation has so many WhatsApp users upset: Behind the sent message suddenly found himself a second (blue) hook. To many it is not right when the chat partner can see suddenly, if his message has already been read. Because that displays these additional hook. Under pressure not to let an answer long in coming, but do not have to feel so. Because the read receipt can Android users simply switch off. Under Settings> Account> Privacy> read receipt, you can do this. iOS users will have to wait until they are able to issue blue checkmark. When WhatsApp released the update, is still unclear. Beta testers have already tested it successfully but, they say. The Messenger then displays no reading affirmations of contacts more, except in group chats. Here they can not be turned off.
Who also does not want that contacts can see if you are online right now or not, can under the tabPrivacy in status to go and hide your online status.
Do not show WhatsApp images in the photo archive
It is set by default on iOS and Android phones that photos that you get sent via WhatsApp, are displayed in the photo archive of the smartphone. Who cares, can remedy this.
For Android users but that is not quite so simple. What’s needed is a file explorer app, with the folder must be located where WhatsApp stores the photos or videos. In the affected folders that smartphone owners have to create a new file named “.nomedia”. So look for the photo app in these folders no longer for images.
Something easier it have iPhone owners. Under Settings> Privacy> Photos You can WhatsApp remove from the list of applications whose images are displayed in the archives.
Use phone calls and landline number
Recently, you can make calls with WhatsApp also – at least within the chat app with other WhatsApp users. The function can be found on the home screen of the app in addition to chats and contacts.But be careful: The actual “free telephony” can be expensive!
WhatsApp can be also not only about the cell phone number, but also use my landline number. If one’s landline number, can his contacts one but then found only in this WhatsApp. When you register you can enter the number. Instead of a text message but then obtained the confirmation code via an automatic call. Usable WhatsApp is then in the WLAN.
In addition, smartphone owners do not have to delete your WhatsApp account equal, just because they have received a new telephone number. You can namely easily the change phone number in myaccount. In the app menu to change settings> Account> number that is possible.
Search in WhatsApp chat
Who wants to look for specific chat passages, can do that via a search function. For Android phones, but these searches only displayed messages. For longer chats, it is necessary to reload older messages so that they are displayed in the search results. In the chat Genre iOS version do you make a swipe gesture downward, and the search window shows not only results from the contact list, but also passages from the chats.
Secure chats and Restore Deleted
In the 24-hour rhythm WhatsApp performs a local backup on Android smartphones. One accidentally deletes a conversation, this is perhaps to be found in the backup. Just the app to uninstall and reinstall to see if what is still there. The existing backup is namely loaded. Guaranteed, it is not that the Deleted after reinstalling is back. In the Settings app under IM settings> backup chat historyAndroid users will find the date you last saved. You can create a backup there also himself.
Something comfortable it is for iPhone owners. You can store backups in their iCloud. In order to do this, the iCloud must be enabled on the phone. In addition, must under> Chat Backup Settings> Chat Einstellugen automatic backups are enabled. Also there can be manually created a backup.
Send a message to multiple recipients, without being in a group
One does not need an extra one group to send multiple recipients at the same time the same message. When it comes to one-off messages on special occasions, it would probably not fit so many to be simply plugged unasked in a group in which also are people who you might not know.
To work around this problem, there is for Android users in the overflow menu tab New Broadcast. iOS users can see Chats top left point broadcast lists.
Where a contact for any reason whatsoever on my nerves, that person can also easily block them.They can also be released again later. Android users do this, under More on blocking. You can see Blocked contacts under Settings> Account> Privacy> Blocked contacts. There you can also equal to “turn off” multiple Nervensägen at once.
In the iOS version can be found in the chats on the top left a blocking field. To lock several annoying chat partner, you follow in the settings of the app the path Account> Privacy> Blocked.
Forward Photos News
Pretty simple is the forwarding of pictures and videos from a chat. Therefore you have to keep and hold the file until a pop-up menu only the fingers. Under parts you can then choose to be redirected while. Similarly, the whole thing goes when it comes to forwarding messages.
o Send Chat email: Android users are two options. Either they keep their finger on the entry in the chat list, and the pop-up menu Chat send email. Or open it directly in the chat menu, go to More, and then click Send chat via email. iOS users tap the contact’s name and select Chat email.
o Change Wallpaper Chats: Android users can make in the settings under background. It can also create your own images or image pack that can be downloaded from the Play Store, are used. The iOS path: Settings> Chat Settings> Chat background.
o Chat link on the home screen (for Android): in the Chat settings on More, and then click Add Link.
o Your location send: Android users can press on the paper clip and on location. iPhone owners, click the arrow next to the text input field. If the GPS is activated, you can then send your location Select.
o Delete WhatsApp account: If you have enough of the app, you can in the menu under Settings> Account> My Account, delete draw a line. To sign off that they are finally only his phone number.
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