WhatsApp Tricks and Tips are cardinal to know
Do you know why peeps are fond of WhatsApp tricks and tips? Because WhatsApp is the most popular, flexible, and user friendly messaging app that is present in the market today. It has almost buried down the normal texting mode. The number of WhatsApp users has exponentially increased from 1 billion in 2016 to 1.4 billions in 2016. Due to presence of billions of users, WhatsApp owners keep working on its software to provide better features , so keep in tuned to know every WhatsApp tricks and tips.
WhatsApp has already rolled out several features lately for the app. WhatsApp UPI-based payment is the most prolific feature along with many other minor features like locking voice message etc. There is a plethora of features available not only for one-one one but also for group chats.
WhatsApp Tricks and Tips for Group Users
Most of you may not savvy that there are many things that you can do on WhatsApp group chats. Here’s the list of features that WhatsApp rolled out for the WhatsApp group chats. Check out the following 5 important WhatsApp tips and tricks that Every WhatsApp group user should know. Some of these are supported on iOS and Android while other few support on either of two.
1. WhatsApp Payments (iOS and Android) – UPI payment
The UPI-based payment service WhatsApp is in beta but still its available to all the WhatsApp users. You might have seen it in your user profile. Did you know this feature is also integrated for the WhatsApp groups as well?
To see in group, tap on the ‘Attach file’ in Android or ‘+’ icon for iOS users and choose the payment option. Then you can select the member of the group you want wish doing payment to. However, the only limitation in this feature is that you cant make payments to multiple members at the same time.
2. Group Mention (iOS and Android)
This feature was update back in 2016 and you might have guessed it right about purpose of this feature. On Android, people generally mute WhatsApp group notifications. This feature helps in such situations. You will get a notifications on your phone when your name is mentioned in the WhatsApp group you belong to. You get this notification even if you have muted that WhatsApp group.
It gets even better for iOS users. Through this feature, you actually get to see in which unread messages your name is mentioned by your friends. While you scroll down the unread messages, you’ll see a ‘@’ symbol just below the down arrow. Tap on it and you’ll encounter all the messages your name have been mentioned on.
3. WhatsApp Group Descriptions (iOS and Android)
The feature rolled out in late February lets WhatsApp users to add descriptions for groups to the group names. As normal, the descriptions can be read below the group names. Any member of WhatsApp group can add descriptions to the group and keeping this same feature available to all the group members just not limiting to group admins. You can see this feature just below the ‘Group info’. This feature made public for both iOS and Android platform users.
4. Group Admin Dismissal
This feature is kind of exquisite in WhatsApp tricks and tips. WhatsApp’s latest feature lets in a group to dismiss from an admin post. I hope you knew that a WhatsApp group can have multiple admins. Prior to this feature, if you wanted to remove a member from admin post, you had to remove them completely and add them again to the group. WhatsApp now has rolled out this new feature ‘Dismiss As Admin’ that lets group users to remove from the admin post. This feature is available right within the WhatsApp user’s group profile within the chat.
5. Group calls (Beta for Android and iOS)
WhatsApp is expected to roll out furthermore features to the WhatsApp groups. Prime features among them include adding video and voice calls in the group chats too. This is presently available in one on one chats only. Presently, WhatsApp is happened to have kept this feature on beta testing the group voice and video calls. You may expect this update anytime soon.
I wish you to get a knack in these WhatsApp group tricks and all other major tips and tricks in 2018 that WhatsApp has witnessed. Also know the latest update on how to lock voice message on WhatsApp as well as how to do WhatsApp UPI-based payment.