Top 10 Tips and Tricks of WhatsApp which all the users of this addictive app should know
WhatsApp has almost half billion users across the world. Its the most commonly used app however wonder how many users would claim to know the app thoroughly in the sense there are minute details which most of the users are not aware of like how to lock the app or say how to avoid downloading unwanted media files or simple methods to send the important data across to some friend. In this article we will try to go through certain tips and tricks useful in day to day activities of the users while using the WhatsApp:
Get connected to WhatsApp without any phone number: User needs to get connected to Internet via Wi-Fi or modem and get WhatsApp installed in the smartphone. For installation user needs to visit the official site of WhatsApp and click the application to get it downloaded. Once the app gets downloaded it gives the welcome screen, just click the “Agree to the terms” and then user would be asked to provide the phone number so user needs to type their phone number and click OK. In the next 10-15 minutes the verification process will begin, in the meantime the downloaded application gives a text message in this user needs to click the “call me to confirm” and user gets a call from WhatsApp followed by a verification code on the phone number that they provided. Type this verification code in the downloaded application’s screen and soon the WhatsApp would be activated on the smartphone without any phone number.
Change your WhatsApp phone number: Most of the time the Phone number synced with the WhatsApp is seen by other users and suppose if user is using multiple phone numbers then user will have to uninstall and reinstall their WhatsApp to change the synchronized phone number. An easy way to change the synchronization of the WhatsApp number is present in the WhatsApp application : Go to ‘Settings’ then ‘Account’ then ‘Change number on your WhatsApp’, here user would need to type their new phone number in the first field and then in the lower field add the old phone number and click Done. The new phone number needs to be validated and all the chat history and WhatsApp data get transferred to the new phone number as this number has now been synchronized to WhatsApp. User needs to understand that the device is same and only the phone number has been changed in this case.
Need to Send files that are not officially supported by Android: WhatsApp has some limitation to its file sharing capability. RAR, ZIP, PDFs, .EXE, APKs, Word files and the files which are more than 15MB cannot be shared through WhatsApp. Users need not worry, now they can download the CloudSend app and upload the required file through this app then copy the link and send it across to the person via WhatsApp. When recipient clicks on the link they will be able to download the file without any restrictions.
Stop Automatic media download in WhatsApp: Media files like images, videos, audio files get downloaded automatically in WhatsApp previously users needed the WhatsApp plus application to stop this download. However, now WhatsApp has included this feature in its configuration settings and users can choose whichever images or videos they want to download hence controlling the overall space in the device.
Users can create Fake WhatsApp Conversation: There is an application “Whatsaid – Whatsapp Prank 1.2″, users can download this from http://whatsaid-whatsapp-prank.soft112.com/. Users can start fake conversation using a different display picture, last seen and even personal settings. Now, this app is mostly used by celebrities, common users can use this fake conversation just as a prank.
Disabling the “Last Seen” time stamp: WhatsApp’s feature of Last seen timing is helpful to know when the friend was online however it can also be frustrating as it gives away the personal information of the user and hence is a threat to user’s privacy. Now users can learn the trick of disab