10 Hidden WhatsApp Features You Didn’t Know Existed

Posted by Editorial Staff in Science and Technology On 4th December 2016
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WhatsApp is the most popular message chat App in the world and there are lots of features that make it more beautiful. So here is a list of tips and tricks that you may not have known exist in WhatsApp.

#1 Bold, italics, strike-through

To bold, simply add (*) to the beginning and end of the word. Similarly, you can italicise by adding (_) to the beginning and the end and strike a word by adding (~).

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#2 Change an unsuspecting friend’s profile picture to a monkey

Go to contacts and copy your friend's number. Rename the monkey image with your friend's number, taking out the (+) then paste the image to his/her WhatsApp profile picture, and there you go, your friend is now a monkey.

#3 No more Blue ticks

After opening settings on the app go to account and then privacy. Uncheck the ‘read receipts'. However, this trick has a drawback which is that you won't be able to see if people have read your messages either.

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#4 Tricking the Blue tick

Once you have received a message, go to the phones settings and change the configuration to ‘airplane mode'. Now when you open the message the sender won't see the blue ticks until you open WhatsApp again.

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