Hello folks, in this article you are going to get the cool features of WhatsApp and WhatsApp web. I will share the story behind knowing the features.
It’s funny too. Before getting into the story I would like to tell you the latest updates in WhatsApp messenger. The current WhatsApp version that I am using is 2.17.190.
If you want to know yours’ messenger version that you are using just follow my instructions. The bold font indicates the keyword that appears in the WhatsApp messenger.
Instructions To Know The Whatsapp Version:
Open WhatsApp Messenger and Go to CHATS
Click on the more options button next to search icon on top right corner
Click on Settings -> Help -> FAQ -> App Info
Importance Of Updating the application:
When we don’t know about technology or if we are not familiar with the software community then definitely get the question why do I need to update the WhatsApp messenger not only WhatsApp any application. Here we go why do we need to update WhatsApp application which applies to all. The application is a piece of code. It contains some 10,000 lines may be 1 million lines it depends on the application. There may be functional issues or may have issues with the languages that we use in that application.
There is no guarantee that we fix all of them at a time. And the developers always focus on the user interests and they change the application based on them. They may add the new feature or they may remove existed feature.
For every update, they did on a code level. They release new stable version. So, for the every security fix or new feature release there is an update. If you are not updating the application you are definitely missing something that is important for you. Be up to date with the WhatsApp application. And share this small information with your friends, colleagues, classmates, and everyone you are familiar with.
If you want to know more about the importance of updating the applications just follow the link.
Well, now we will see the old features then latest features.
Whatsapp old features one by one:
End To End Encryption: –
The conversion from one end to other end is completely encrypted. No other apps can read the data what you are sharing through the messenger. This is the best feature in latest updates in whatsapp
Two-Step Verification: –
This is feature is very nice if you don’t want others to register WhatsApp on your mobile number.So others can’t see your chat history.
To enable this feature go to Settings -> Two-Step Verification -> Enable
Setup pin (6-digit) by providing email and use it. It’s very good experience for me to use this feature.
You can disable it at any point of time.
When you are running out of data and you need it only for text messages then this feature is ultimate. Just follow my instructions.
go to Settings -> Data Usage -> When using mobile data (Uncheck All) No media
-> When roaming (Uncheck All) No media
-> Low data usage (check to reduce data usage for WhatsApp calls)
When it comes to your privacy. Setup who are all required to see your Status, Profile photo, Last seen, and About.
These are ultimate features of WhatsApp already existed in old versions.
What are the new Features in Whatsapp Messenger?
Disposable Whatsapp Status:
We heard about WhatsApp status. what is disposable WhatsApp status ?. It’s that simple the status which will disappear after some time. After how many hours did Whatsapp status disappear? the nice question right. Absolutely after 24 hours, the status will be deleted.
Whatsapp Status Features:
We can set photos and videos as WhatsApp status.
Post text or can describe the status with nice text.
Can add multiple photos and multiple videos. The video duration will be 30 Seconds. You don’t need to trim the video for 30 Seconds. Where the messenger automatically takes 30 sec of the video only if the length of the video is more than 30 sec.
Privacy for your status. You can except people from your contacts in seeing your status or you can only share with the particular number of people with whom you love to share.
To set privacy for status to go to Settings -> Privacy -> Status -> Only Share with… (particularly with ) or My contacts except … (except these) or My contacts (All)
Don’t show others that I am seeing their status:
You can disable yourself from not displaying in others status watchers list. Or you can disable watchers list in simple words you cannot see who has seen your status. To enable this feature, just follow my instructions
go to Settings -> Privacy -> Read receipts (Uncheck) just say OK. To check this feature post status and ask your friends to view your status. You won’t get the watchers list. Hope you will get the message if they comment. Do it in reverse. View any of your friend’s statuses and ask them to check his/her
watcher’s list to verify your presence. You won’t get and you did it.
What Else You Can Do with Whatsapp ??
One crazy thing you can do. This is a very funny feature. We all are familiar with WhatsApp web. By scanning QR code we can access WhatsApp on web browsers. Browsers are limited. You can get the list of browsers where we can access WhatsApp web.
The time comes to tell the story behind this feature. When I and my friends are discussing on forgetting phone at home and we need to access WhatsApp from home. Is it possible? Can we access remotely? How can we do? these are the questions that come in our mind. The answer is yes.
We did it practically. I haven’t tested across the country. But I have tested across the state. So, now you are going to learn how to access Whatsapp from phone remotely. The advantage of Whatsapp web makes it very easy and simple. If you want to try it now, follow the steps
Step 1: Open browser and access WhatsApp web URL: https://web.whatsapp.com
Step 2: Take Screen Shot of QR code from the system.
Step 3: Share the QR code with anyone whose can scan it from your device
If you don’t know how to scan the QR code,
Open WhatsApp press options button select Whatsapp Web (click if you see OK, GOT IT) and scan the code
Step 4: After scan, you can access WhatsApp on your laptop/Desktop/Tablet/Mobile
Points To Remember:
1. Phone should be connected to the Internet, Enough battery backup
2. QR code will be invalidated after 30Sec.
3. QR code will be invalidated once you scan it. So, it is secure.
I have explained all the Whatsapp features in detail that I have known. You are free to try them. Learning new things make you understand the what are all the things that we can do with the applications like WhatsApp. We can improve our knowledge and skills by sharing. So, please feel free to share this article on facebook, twitter, and Pinterest to know others. I have posted my funny story if you have any stories like this please share with PcTric. Comment the WhatsApp feature that you know and Visit again for cool things.