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Top WhatsApp tricks that you should know about

WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging apps in the world. It has tons of features that enable users to share their messages more effectively and in a creative way. It has features that enable users to delete messages that have been accidentally sent. Additionally, there is a feature called live location that enables users to ensure their loved ones are safe by knowing about their whereabouts. So, here are the top six WhatsApp tricks that you need to know.

Read a message without informing the sender: Did you know there is a simple trick that can help you read a message without letting the sender know. All you need to do is put your phone on flight mode and then read the message. Once you have read the message, close the app from the multi-window so that it doesn’t run in the background. Now take the phone off the flight mode and you’re good to go!
1/6 Read a message without informing the sender: Did you know there is a simple trick that can help you read a message without letting the sender know. All you need to do is put your phone on flight mode and then read the message. Once you have read the message, close the app from the multi-window so that it doesn’t run in the background. Now take the phone off the flight mode and you’re good to go! (Pixabay)
Share your live location: Live Location enables users to share their live location with a friend and family member. WhatsApp has a feature that enables users to select a time frame for which users can share their live location. WhatsApp enables users to share their live location for 15 minutes, one hour and eight hours. Here’s how: WhatsApp > Attachment icon > Location > Share Live Location > select a time frame.
2/6 Share your live location: Live Location enables users to share their live location with a friend and family member. WhatsApp has a feature that enables users to select a time frame for which users can share their live location. WhatsApp enables users to share their live location for 15 minutes, one hour and eight hours. Here’s how: WhatsApp > Attachment icon > Location > Share Live Location > select a time frame. (Pixabay)
Delete a message: You can also delete a selected message completely from everywhere. Deleting a message is easy and you can do so within a span of seven minutes. Here’s how: Select a message > Delete > Delete for everyone.
3/6 Delete a message: You can also delete a selected message completely from everywhere. Deleting a message is easy and you can do so within a span of seven minutes. Here’s how: Select a message > Delete > Delete for everyone. (Pixabay)
Pin a contact: Messages from some people are too important to be missed and so WhatsApp has a Pin Contact feature that enables users to keep a contact on the top of the app so that you never miss a message from them. Here’s how: Long press on the chat > tap on the Pin icon. You can pin a maximum of three contacts on the top.
4/6 Pin a contact: Messages from some people are too important to be missed and so WhatsApp has a Pin Contact feature that enables users to keep a contact on the top of the app so that you never miss a message from them. Here’s how: Long press on the chat > tap on the Pin icon. You can pin a maximum of three contacts on the top. (Pixabay)
Create GIFs from videos: You can also convert a video into a GIF while sharing it on WhatsApp. The only caveat is that the video needs to be not longer than six seconds. Here’s how: Tap on the Plus icon > Photos & Video Library > select the video you want to share > toggle to the GIF icon > hit Send.
5/6 Create GIFs from videos: You can also convert a video into a GIF while sharing it on WhatsApp. The only caveat is that the video needs to be not longer than six seconds. Here’s how: Tap on the Plus icon > Photos & Video Library > select the video you want to share > toggle to the GIF icon > hit Send. (Pixabay)
Format your message: You can bold and italics your messages on WhatsApp. Just add Asterix ‘*’ at the beginning and at the end of a message to bold it. You can use the underscore sign ‘_’ sign to write it in italics.
6/6 Format your message: You can bold and italics your messages on WhatsApp. Just add Asterix ‘*’ at the beginning and at the end of a message to bold it. You can use the underscore sign ‘_’ sign to write it in italics. (Pixabay)