What Exactly is WhatsApp?
WhatsApp is a free app available for iPhones, Android phones, Macs, and PCs. It allows us to send messages, photos, videos, and even audio recordings via the internet for free, as well as make voice and video calls, rather than paying to do so over your mobile network.
Is it Possible to Install WhatsApp on Both My Laptop and My Phone?
Yes. To get WhatsApp on your phone, go to the app store and search for it, then follow the on-screen instructions. Do you want to download WhatsApp to your computer? Then go to WhatsApp’s official website and download it.
How Do I Send a WhatsApp Message?
If you’re using an iPhone, open WhatsApp and tap the Chat button (two speech bubbles) at the bottom of the screen, followed by the Compose button in the upper right (it looks like a pen on a square of paper). Tap the Chats tab at the top of the screen on an Android phone, then the speech bubble at the bottom.
Now, on either phone, scroll through your contacts list or search for the person you want to message using the search box at the top of the screen (iPhone) or the magnifier icon (Android). You’ll be greeted by a chat window. To send a message, tap the white box and type your message.
Can You Remove a WhatsApp Message After it’s Sent?
Did you accidentally send a message? If it’s not yet seen by anyone you’ve sent the message to, you’re able to erase your message. Simply press and hold and then choose Delete and delete this message out of the conversation. But, the person who received it will get a message which reads ‘This message has been deleted”.
How Do I Send a Message Disappearing in WhatsApp?
WhatsApp also allows users to make messages, which include videos and images disappear for all users 7 days after they’ve been sent. (Do take note that if the images or videos were stored on an iPad or smartphone and aren’t deleted from the device, but only out of the message stream.) The option for disappearing messages has to be enabled for each chat. To turn it on, open a chat then choose the user’s name and then tap Disappearing messages and choose On or Off.
How Can I Stop People From Seeing I’m Online on WhatsApp?
WhatsApp displays your contacts’ names when you last connected with a timestamp. To check this out, you simply need to open the chat with you. Then, beneath your name, at your top right will be the time that you were last on WhatsApp. If you’re on the app in that moment the status line will be ‘online’ and it will be replaced with”typing” in case you’re typing the message. If you find this to be bothersome, you can turn off the feature by going to Settings. Select Account and Privacy, then and then Last Seen, and finally select Nobody.
What is the Process Behind WhatsApp Group Chat How Does it Work?
Are you looking to communicate with a lot of people at one time so that you can talk to everyone? Make an online Group chat. To create this on an iPhone you must first press the Chat button located at the lower left of the screen. On Android Tap Chat on the upper right then the bubble with a speech message in the lower left. Next, select New Group and select the contacts you wish to speak to. After that, you’ll have the option of adding the subject of the group as well as an icon that will be shown just as the photo of the contact appears. After that, you can write a message in the same way as you normally would.
How Do I Change My WhatsApp Status?
Like Instagram stories, you may submit photographs, videos, and GIFs as status updates that disappear after 24 hours. When you launch WhatsApp on an iPhone, press the status icon in the bottom left corner, or the Status tab at the top of the screen on Android. Now hit Add to My Status (on iPhone) or My Status (on Android) to choose a photo from your phone or snap a new one. You can even add annotations to it.
How Do You Setup the Setting for WhatsApp Phone Calls?
WhatsApp also lets you also make phone calls and video messages. Click the button for Calls (phone icon) in the lower-left corner of your screen for an iPhone and the call tab located in the upper right for Android. If you’d like to call someone from your contact list then press the icon that shows the phone next to an + symbol, and go through all your contact lists. On the screen that displays, you can activate the video by pressing the button for video calls (it’s initially an audio phone call).
What is the Best Way to Back Up WhatsApp?
If you’re switching phones or need to factory reset your current one, backing up WhatsApp will ensure that you don’t lose any of your messages or call history. Select Settings, Chats, Chat Backup, and then Back Up Now (on iPhone) or Back Up Now (on iPad) (on Android). You can also choose to have WhatsApp backups done automatically on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis from here. Chat Backups will only work if iCloud Drive is enabled on an iPhone (you can do this in the main iOS Settings app by tapping your name followed by iCloud and then using the slider to turn on iCloud Drive).
How Can You Post Your Live Location on WhatsApp?
WhatsApp lets you let other users know exactly where you are. It’s useful when you’re in a car because they’ll be able to see the traffic, without having to call. Open WhatsApp and press Chats. You can tap the chat that you’re having with the person you wish to communicate your current location, and then click”+” on your iPhone or the ‘paperclip’ option if using Android. Select Location and then share live location followed by the duration you’d like to communicate your place. Then, press the arrow icon to the right side to send your location.
Can You Block Pictures and Videos From WhatsApp Being Stored to Memory on Your Phone?
WhatsApp automatically saves pictures and videos you’ve received through the app onto your phone, however, this could consume the valuable area. If you’re having trouble storing all the media that you are delivered, head to Settings, and Chats and then disable Saving to Camera Roll. On Android phones, this may be known as Media Visibility.