Category: WhatsApp

How to UnArchive Messages on WhatsApp

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If you regularly use WhatsApp to communicate and chat, you may be familiar with archiving messages on WhatsApp to hide them. But what if you want to unarchive a chat in WhatsApp?

That’s no problem, so if you’re looking to unarchive in WhatsApp read along.

How to Unarchive WhatsApp Chats

Buried a WhatsApp chat in the archives and now you want to dig it up? Here’s how:

  1. From the WhatsApp app, go to the Chats section
  2. Scroll to the very top of the Chats screen and choose “Archived”
  3. Tap and hold on the message chat you want to unarchive
  4. Choose…

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How to Hide Online Status on WhatsApp

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WhatsApp defaults to showing everyone your online status, displaying if you are currently online, and the date and time of when you were last online using the WhatsApp app. But what if you’d rather be a bit more private, and hide your WhatsApp online status? You can do that, and it’s easy to configure on WhatsApp for iPhone, Android, Mac, or Windows.

How to Hide Online Status on WhatsApp for iPhone to Improve Privacy

Want to be a bit more private when using WhatsApp? You can hide your online status, which will then not display when you are online, or when you…

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How to Make WhatsApp Messages Disappear by Default

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Want an added privacy boost for all of your WhatsApp messages, texts, conversation threads, and chats? You can set WhatsApp so that all messages will disappearing automatically, by default. Whether you want all messages to disappear after 24 hours, 7 days, 90 days, or not at all, you have that option. It doesn’t matter if you’re using WhatsApp on iPhone or Android either, the setting is available in every WhatsApp app.


Note this is a setting that will universally apply to all messages in WhatsApp, effectively setting the default for all chats to disappear…

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How to Delete WhatsApp Media, Videos, & Photos on iPhone

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If you use WhatsApp as your primary messaging app, chances are that over time your photo library can become cluttered with images and videos from WhatsApp. This shouldn’t be a concern however, since WhatsApp makes it easy for users to manage the content shared via the app.

For a long time, one of the most common complaints of WhatsApp iOS users has been the inability to manage all the attachments. Considering the images and videos shared via the app could take up a chunk of your iPhone’s storage, it was more of a necessity rather than a luxury. Fortunately,…

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How to Send WhatsApp Message Without Saving Contact on iPhone & iPad

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Have you ever wanted to quickly send a message on WhatsApp to a random phone number that you haven’t added to your contacts? And perhaps you just want to send that text through WhatsApp without adding them to contacts? You’ll be happy to know this is possible, with a bit of a workaround, thanks to the good old Shortcuts app on iPhone and iPad.

By default, WhatsApp forces its users to add someone to their contacts list before they can begin a conversation with them from the app, whether sending messages or making calls. This could be frustrating if you’re…

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How to Enable Disappearing Messages in WhatsApp on iPhone

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Some privacy conscious WhatsApp users may which to enable disappearing messages for a particular text message thread or conversation. By turning on the disappearing messages feature, the messages in the chat will vanish automatically from all parties in the chat, at the specified time frame.

This feature can be useful for many obvious reasons, so let’s see how you can make messages disappearing automatically in WhatsApp on iPhone, iPad, or any other device.

How to Turn On Disappearing Messages in WhatsApp Chats

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How to Use WhatsApp on Mac / PC Without a Phone

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The latest versions of WhatsApp for Mac and Windows allow you to use WhatsApp on the computer without having a phone that is connected to the internet. For example, you can continue to use WhatsApp on a Mac while your iPhone is updating system software and offline during that process, or you can use WhatsApp on the computer and turn off your phone if you just want some peace and quiet. This works exactly the same with WhatsApp on Mac, Windows PC, iPhone, and Android, but of course we’ll be focusing on the Mac and iPhone side of things here.


Because WhatsApp is…

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How to Use WhatsApp on iPad

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WhatsApp is an extremely popular messaging client for users on just about any platform, so if you’re interested in using WhatsApp on iPad you’re certainly not alone. While WhatsApp is actively working on a native client for iPad that isn’t available yet, you can still use WhatsApp on iPad easily.

Setting up WhatsApp on iPad is a matter of linking your WhatsApp number to the web client running on iPad, which may sound complicated but it’s actually quite simple.

Read along to learn how this works, and in no time you’ll be using WhatsApp messenger on…

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How to Change WhatsApp Default Webcam & Mic on PC & Mac

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Do you make WhatsApp voice and video calls on your computer? If so, it’s likely that you may want to change the webcam or the microphone it uses by default. Fortunately, this is pretty easy to do and it just takes a few seconds of your time.

For those who aren’t aware, WhatsApp allows its users to make video calls and voice calls from the WhatsApp desktop app. Some desktop users could run into issues with these calls since the app may not use the hardware that you want to use by default. For instance, you may have an external webcam or a dedicated…

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How to Make WhatsApp Video or Voice Calls on Mac & PC

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A lot of WhatsApp users make use of the desktop client to stay connected and respond to text messages while they’re using their computers. And the latest versions of WhatsApp can also make video calls and voice calls as well, right from a Mac or Windows PC by using the desktop app.

Video calling is considered as an essential feature nowadays as a lot of people use it for organizing classes, online meetings, family gatherings, and more. Sure, it’s super convenient to make video calls on your iPhone using WhatsApp, but in a professional work environment,…

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