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This iPhone trick for WhatsApp is simply awesome- Learn it now, impress your friends

This iPhone trick allows users to reply to WhatsApp messages even in the lock screen mode! Here is how.

Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 10:25 IST
Here is how users can use this iPhone trick to react to WhatsApp messages. (Mint_Print)

An Apple iPhone is a premium device and buyers should learn how to take advantage of the many benefits and features that it packs. And what better way than through something that everyone uses on a constant basis- WhatsApp. Now, WhatsApp is an app used by people to stay in touch with family, friends and colleagues, anytime and anywhere. WhatsApp can be used to send and receive a variety of media like text, photos, videos, documents, locations, voice calls, emojis, and more. Today, we will tell you about a simple method using which you will be able to reply to WhatsApp messages from an iPhone even when the lock screen mode is on.

Whenever you receive any message on WhatsApp, you need to unlock your screen in order to reply to it. Once the phone is unlocked you can either reply to the message from the notification or you can open the chat and do the same. But if you are an iPhone user here is a way for you to reply to a message from the lock screen. Yes, but before that you need to note that quick reply is available for Apple iPhone 6s and newer iPhone models. Here is what you need to do for the same:

WhatsApp on iPhone: How to reply to messages from the lock screen

1. Tap and, either long press, or press firmly on the message notification to bring up the keyboard.

2. Enter your response and tap send.

3. It can be noted that you may need to adjust your Haptic settings by going to Settings, then accessibility, touch, haptic touch and then touch duration.

Apart from this technique of replying quickly you can also ask Siri to send WhatsApp messages. Siri can also be used to place WhatsApp calls and read aloud your unread messages. However, these features are available only on iOS 10.3 and later. For the uninitiated, Siri is a personal assistant built into iOS.

If you have not been using Siri for sending messages on WhatsApp, making calls and others here is how you can enable it on your iPhone:

WhatsApp on iPhone: How to enable Siri

Step 1:

Install WhatsApp on your iPhone.

Step 2:

Go to iPhone Settings.

Step 3:

Find the option saying Siri & Search click on it and turn on Listen for "Hey Siri" or Press Side Button for Siri.

Step 4:

iPhone SE (2020)and iPhone 8 and older: Turn on Press Home for Siri.

Step 5:

Scroll down and tap WhatsApp.

Step 6:

Turn on Use with Siri.

Step 7:

On iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR, you can press and hold the side button > Turn On Siri.

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First Published Date: 26 Feb, 15:48 IST