If you use Whatsapp regularly, you might want to know these settings to improve your messaging experience. Here are the top 5 tricks you might not know existed.
Do you want to know who you talk to the most? There is a way to find the people you send the most messages to and how much storage each person takes up, among other things. Go to Settings > Storage and Data > Manage Storage > You’ll see a list of contacts at the bottom in in order of which is using the most storage.
WhatsApp has made it easier to manage things that's taking up storage on your device. You can see which files are larger than 5MB and which files have been forwarded multiple times and delete them. Go to Settings > Storage and Data > Manage Storage.
It’s possible to send an image or video that disappears once the recipient has seen it. When the recipient closes your picture, it will disappear, though remember, they can screenshot. Just tap on the “1” next to the blue send arrow while sending a media.
If you want double security for your WhatsApp chats, it’s possible for iOS users to set their WhatsApp account to require Face ID or Touch ID authentication when opening WhatsApp. Go to Settings > Account > Privacy > Screen Lock > Toggle on Require Face ID / Require Touch ID > Select the time duration.
Sharing photos and video on WhatsApp is great, but you might not want it added to your phone’s gallery. If you don’t want to save it in your gallery, you can turn it off. Go to Settings > Chats > Toggle off Show Media in Gallery.
If you want to download and view the data Facebook-owned WhatsApp collects on you, you can download and view a data report. Go to Settings > Account > Request Account Info > Request Report.
You can also download your COVID vaccination certificate through Whatsapp. To do that Message ‘Hi’ on 9013151515 > Type COVID Certificate > Enter OTP > Enter Name and it will send you your vaccination certificate.