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11 WhatsApp Tips, Tricks And Hacks You Should Know In 2019

WhatsApp Tips Tricks And Hacks You Should Know: Whatsapp is getting more fun on each update that comes.
To enjoy all these new features all you have to do is to update your Whatsapp on the Google play store or iOS app store.

To do this, you need to often check these app stores to know when new updates are released.
But hey! How about those who don’t fail to update their apps each time a new update is released but yet they are still ignorant of the newly added features.

So guys, today I will be showing us 11 latest tips, hacks and tricks you should know on WhatsApp in this year 2019.

Whatsapp is one of the fastest growing messaging platform used by over 1 billion persons worldwide. Believe me, WhatsApp has done more good than harm to its users despite the fact that many users still abuse it and using it for fraud activities.

But today we would not be talking on the cons of WhatsApp but rather we will be focusing on the pros.

Sorry, In case you don’t know what cons and pros mean, it simply means advantages and disadvantages.

The pros mean advantages while the cons mean disadvantages.

So in this article, I will be teaching and showing you 11 amazing things you can do with on WhatsApp.

11 WhatsApp Tips, Tricks And Hacks You Should Know In 2019

I will be listing out ten (10) WhatsApp hacks, tips, and tricks you should know in the year 2019.

11 Amazing things you can do with WhatsApp

1. WhatsApp photo font changer
2. WhatsApp photo editor/painter
3. WhatsApp line thickness
4. WhatsApp meme stickers
5. WhatsApp voice recorder extras
6. WhatsApp private status
7. WhatsApp swipe right to reply
8. WhatsApp read receipt
9. WhatsApp group chat private reply
10. WhatsApp last seen tricks
11. WhatsApp Wallpaper

The above are the 10 amazing things you can do with WhatsApp latest update. I will explain each of the hack, tips, and tricks in details.

Chillax and read on.

1. WhatsApp photo font changer:

A lot of WhatsApp users don’t actually know that they can easily use the app to edit/customize write up fonts on photos before sending it to their friends or saving it to their phone gallery if they so wish.

The WhatsApp photos font changer allows you add texts to any photo of your choice and change the font style before sending it to your friend(s) or saving it to your gallery.

How to use WhatsApp to change text font on photos

– First launch your WhatsApp, open a chat window either with your friend or in a group chat
– Below the chat screen where you see the “Type a message” you will see the small voice note microphone followed by the small camera icon and then the attachment icon.

WhatsApp Tips Tricks And Hacks You Should Know– tap on the attachment icon
– After you tap the attachment icon you will find the following (Document, Camera, Gallery, Audio, Location, Contact)
– Click on gallery
– Select the photo you want to add text and change its font to
– Before you tap on the send button, look at the top right corner, you will find the following tools (The pencil tool used for painting, the text tool used for adding text to photos, the sticker tools used to insert any sticker of your choice, the crop tool used to crop any photo to your taste).

WhatsApp Tips Tricks And Hacks You Should Know– Click on the text tool (T) and write anything you wish on the photo– Now from the right edge of where your text ends, long press, hold and drag it to the left side. This action will change the font style to the different styles you want.
– after this is done, hit the send button or take a screenshot to save edited photo on your gallery.

2. WhatsApp photo editor:

Just like the first feature, every procedure is almost the same.

Some of you don’t know you can actually edit your photos, paint it and customize it to any taste you want.

The WhatsApp photo editor/paint allows you to add paints and stickers to your photos and give them any color of your choice.

How to use WhatsApp to edit/paint photos

– First launch your WhatsApp, open a chat window either with your friend or in a group chat
– Below the chat screen where you see the “Type a message” you will see the small voice note microphone followed by the small camera icon and then the attachment icon.

WhatsApp Tips Tricks And Hacks You Should Know– tap on the attachment icon
– After you tap the attachment icon you will find the following (Document, Camera, Gallery, Audio, Location, Contact)
– Click on gallery
– Select the photo you want to edit/paint
– Before you tap on the send button, look at the top right corner, you will find the following tools (The pencil tool used for painting, the text tool used for adding text to photos, the sticker tools used to insert any sticker of your choice, the crop tool used to crop any photo to your taste).
– Click on the pencil tool and use it to paint anything you wish on the photo. After that is done, you can change paint color by tapping at the vertical color tray by the right-hand side– If you wish to point out a straight line indication on the said photo, you can tap on the sticker icon and select the arrow sticker, use the vertical color tray at the right side to give it any color of your choice. You can use your two fingers to enlarge or reduce the sticker size.
– After this is done, hit the send button or take a screenshot to save edited photo in your gallery.

3. WhatsApp line thickness:

All this is still done under the status section. With WhatsApp line thickness feature, you can now draw thick lines or craft out simple image drawings using the app. This is quite simple if you follow the below steps.

How to use WhatsApp to draw thick lines or craft out simple image drawings

– First launch your WhatsApp, open a chat window either with your friend or in a group chat
– Below the chat screen where you see the “Type a message” you will see the small voice note microphone followed by the small camera icon and then the attachment icon.
– tap on the attachment icon
– After you tap the attachment icon you will find the following (Document, Camera, Gallery, Audio, Location, Contact)
– Click on gallery
– Select the photo (preferably blank photo if you want to draw) which you wish to draw a thick line on or craft out a simple image on
– Before you tap on the send button, look at the top right corner, you will find the following tools (The pencil tool used for painting, the text tool used for adding text to photos, the sticker tools used to insert any sticker of your choice, the crop tool used to crop any photo to your taste).
– Click on the pencil tool, select any color of your choice
– Now from the right edge where the color tray is located, long press, hold and drag it to the left side. This action will increase the pencil thickness and give you a bold painted color which can easily allow you to craft out a simple image drawing.

How to use WhatsApp to draw thick lines or craft out simple image drawings– After this is done, hit the send button or take a screenshot to save edited photo in your gallery.

4. WhatsApp meme stickers:

WhatsApp became even more fun when the sticker feature was added. With this feature, you can reply or react to private or group messages using funny meme stickers.

How to use WhatsApp meme stickers

– First launch your WhatsApp, open a chat window either with your friend or in a group chat
– Below the chat screen where you see the “Type a message” at the right-hand side, you will see the small voice note microphone followed by the small camera icon and then the attachment icon. Then on the left-hand side, you will see the emoji sign.
– Tap on it
– When you tap on it, this action brings out the emoji tray. Look at the bottom right-hand side you will see emojis, GIF and sticker (The third icon there is for a sticker)

How to use WhatsApp meme stickers– Tap on the sticker icon and use the default WhatsApp stickers to reply or react to private or group messages. If you want to get more funny stickers other than the stock WhatsApp stickers, read this article.

5. WhatsApp voice recorder extras:

Those who find it difficult or tasking to text with a keyboard instead they prefer voice chat will definitely enjoy this feature.

Though some of you may know this, believe me, many people don’t know this particular trick. Sending voice note as we all know, you need to hold on the small microphone at the bottom while you speak after which you have done, you can then release it for it to get delivered to your friend or group.

How about hanging the microphone to record on its own without you having to hold it all the time. You record all you want and then hit the send button when you feel like.

How to use WhatsApp voice recorder extras

– First launch your WhatsApp, open a chat window either with your friend or in a group chat
– Below the chat screen where you see the “Type a message” at the right-hand side, you will see the small voice note microphone
– Long press and hold the microphone button, then swipe it up to the padlock icon that will pop up

How to use WhatsApp voice recorder extras– Leave it and start recording or talking. 
– After you are done, you can click on send or tap on cancel to delete the recorded voice note.

6. WhatsApp private status:

You want a private WhatsApp moment on some persons are stalking at your privacy through your status update and you wish to get rid of them?

The new WhatsApp update for the status feature has got you covered all you have to do is follow these steps below.

How to make your WhatsApp status update private

– First, launch your WhatsApp
– On the chat home screen, you will see these four (4) menus; camera, chat, status and calls
– When you launch your WhatsApp, on default it’s on your recent chat screen. So swipe left to land on the status menu
– click on the three (3) dot at the top right corner of your screen
– Here you will find two different settings (status privacy and settings)
– click on status privacy
– Here you would be presented with 3 options which include; my contacts (which is on default), my contacts except and only share with.

How to make your WhatsApp status update private– choose any option you feel will more be secured for you and click on done.

A quick note: If you choose my contacts. It means only those on your contact lists will be able to view your status updates.

If you choose my contacts except, you would be provided with options to thick which of your contacts you don’t want them to see or view your status.

Same applies to only share with. You would be provided with all your contacts, here you will mark those, you want them to view your WhatsApp status out of all your contacts.

7. WhatsApp swipe right to reply:

This is one of the features WhatsApp included in their new update that I found amazing and very useful.

The network sometimes makes our chat mixed up and you will end up asking each other what’s the meaning of the last message you sent. You need to start explaining yourselves.

With the new feature on WhatsApp that allows you swipe right to reply a personal message or group messages, you no longer need to get confused or get conversations mixed up.

READ ALSO: Messenger Convenient ‘Swipe-To-Reply’ Feature Now Available For Android And iOS Users: Here’s How To Use It

The swipe right to reply provides you with an option to conveniently reply to a particular message (new or old) by just holding on the particular message and swiping right. You will be provided with a new window to reply to such a message. With this feature, conversations are well understood and detailed for both parties and group members.

How to make use of WhatsApp swipe right to reply feature

– Open any chat with your friends or a group chat
– scroll down or up to the particular message you want to reply
– swipe right, you will be provided with a new window to reply that particular message
– After you type your reply, click on send.

8. WhatsApp read receipt:

It’s all about privacy. Are you the type who get too many messages, yet your contacts want you to reply to them all when you read their messages?

Remember when you read someone’s message, it the two checks turns blue.

If you are tired of complaints like “you always read my messages, but you don’t reply”. Then you need to utilize the WhatsApp read receipt feature.

How to make use of WhatsApp read receipt feature

– First, launch your WhatsApp
– On the chat home screen, you will see these four (4) menus; camera, chat, status and calls
– When you launch your WhatsApp, on default it’s on your recent chat screen.
– click on the three (3) dot at the top right corner of your screen
– click on settings
– click on account
– click on privacy
– scroll down to read receipts (which by default is turned on, click to turn it off. And that’s all

9. WhatsApp group chat private reply:

Kudos to Whatsapp for this great feature. Now you can easily reply a message sent in a group chat privately to that particular person who sent it in the group.

Are you in a group chat where you really don’t want to contribute but want to make corrections or find more information when a particular group member posts something in the group?

For the fact, you don’t want to comment or reply in the group chat you may want to send a private message to that person. Asking for more information about his or her particular comment.

With the new WhatsApp feature, you can now conveniently reply to someone’s message sent in the group chat directly to their inbox.

How to make use of WhatsApp group chat private reply feature

– First, launch your WhatsApp
– Open any group chat you belong to
– Select the person chat you wish to reply privately
– click on the three (3) dot at the top right corner of your chat screen

WhatsApp Tips Tricks And Hacks You Should Know– Click on reply privately
– This action will quote the person’s message in their inbox and the name of the group chat they sent their message.
– type your reply or question and get it delivered to their inbox

10. WhatsApp last seen tricks:

You don’t want to be noticed or stalked at whenever you are online or left online? Then the WhatsApp last seen tricks is all you need.

This feature allows you to hide your last seen date and time from all your contacts (Note, when you turn this feature on, you will not also be able to see your friends last seen).

How to make use of WhatsApp last seen tricks feature

– First, launch your WhatsApp
– On the chat home screen, you will see these four (4) menus; camera, chat, status and calls
– When you launch your WhatsApp, on default it’s on your recent chat screen.
– click on the three (3) dot at the top right corner of your screen
– click on settings
– click on account
– click on privacy
– click on last seen
– Tapping this option brings 3 more options such as (Everyone, my contacts, nobody)
– Click on nobody. With this feature turned on, nobody will be able to know or view your last seen on WhatsApp.

11. WhatsApp wallpaper:

This is not a new feature though, but there are some new hack and tricks that most users don’t know which I want to share with us.

WhatsApp wallpaper allows you to change the default WhatsApp wallpaper to your own preferred wallpaper. To archive, this, follow the below steps.

How to make use of WhatsApp wallpaper

– First, launch your WhatsApp
– On the chat home screen, you will see these four (4) menus; camera, chat, status and calls
– When you launch your WhatsApp, on default it’s on your recent chat screen.
– click on the three (3) dot at the top right corner of your screen
– click on settings
– click on chats
– click on wallpaper
– this action brings out 5 different options such as; gallery, to enable you to select a picture from your gallery and set as a wallpaper. Next is solid wallpaper, here you would be provided with different colors or plain wallpapers. Next is WhatsApp library, these wallpaper are stock wallpapers from WhatsApp. Meanwhile, you need to download from play store or Apple store. Next is the default, here if you are okay with the default wallpaper, then you can stick with it. Next is no wallpaper, here the default or any other wallpaper used will be deleted.
– after you must have selected the desired wallpaper, click on set wallpaper.

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