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What is WhatsApp application?

WhatsApp is a free messaging app with which you can send and receive text messages as well as multimedia messages with the help of an internet-enabled device like a smartphone or a tablet. Just because WhatsApp uses internet- the cost of sending and receiving messages is very low. There are web versions of WhatsApp too that you can download in your computer and use for sending or receiving instant text messages- images- audios and videos. WhatsApp also gives you the chance to make audio and video calls- group chatting and voice messages which made it a very useful device especially among the teenagers.

How to use WhatsApp application?

For using WhatsApp- you need an internet-enabled device like a smartphone or a tablet that supports the app- a SIM card- a functioning mobile number and internet connectivity. All you need is to install WhatsApp in your smartphone or tablet and create an account with your name and phone number. It will sync all your contacts with your WhatsApp account and you can chat with those who are already in your contact list. Since WhatsApp is a private messaging app- you cannot chat with someone if you do not have his/her contact number.

How to download WhatsApp for Android?

You can simply download WhatsApp on your Android smartphone by visiting the Google Play Store. Here is the link to Google Play Store for WhatsApp download: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.whatsapp

How to download WhatsApp for iOS?

To download WhatsApp on your iPhone- you can simply visit the Apple App Store. Here is the download link for the iOS devices: https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/whatsapp-messenger/id310633997?mt=8

Is WhatsApp download free of charge?

Yes- WhatsApp is free of charge. However- you need to pay for the internet that is being consumed by the app. As long as you are connected to a Wi-Fi or have internet activated through your SIM card- you can chat on WhatsApp. If you exceed the data limit- you will have to recharge your phone with an internet pack so that you can resume chatting on your WhatsApp.

How to download WhatsApp Images?

The best thing about WhatsApp is you can download videos and images without paying anything extra. For multimedia messages also known as MMS- you had to pay extra charges. WhatsApp has completely eliminated the inconvenience that you have faced with MMS. Usually- images and videos are automatically downloaded via WhatsApp if internet connectivity is available. If you do not want the auto-download- you may manually turn it off to reduce data consumption as well as to avoid unnecessary data that will fill up extra space in your mobile device. In case- the image sent by others aren’t downloaded in your device- you can simply do that by clicking on the arrow shown in the image box in the chat window.  

How to download WhatsApp Videos?

Videos are automatically downloaded just like images if you have enough data or your device is connected to a Wi-Fi. In case- you want to manually download a video- you have to go to the specific chat window where the video has been sent. From there you can easily download the video just by clicking on it. 

How to stop automatic image and video download on WhatsApp?

If you want to stop automatic download of images- videos and audios- you can do that manually by going to the settings. Here is how:

Step 1:

Open the app.

Step 2:

Go to settings.

Step 3:

Tap on the “Data and Storage Usage” option.

Step 4:

Here you can see the “media auto-download” option under which you will find the options like “When Using Mobile Data” and “When connected on Wi-Fi”. If you do not want to download anything when using your mobile data- then go to the “When using mobile data” option and turn off all the options like Photos- Audio- Video and Documents. After that- you will find the “When connected on Wi-Fi” option. To undo the auto-download- select this option and turn off the options which are ticked. This way you can stop the auto-download.

How to create account after downloading WhatsApp in your smartphone?

After you have downloaded and installed WhatsApp application on your device- you can see the green icon which is shaped like a speech bubble on your home screen. Just tap on this and you will see “Terms of Service and Privacy Policy”. Tap on this if you want to read their terms and conditions and privacy policy. Or else- you can proceed by tapping on the “Agree and Continue” option. Now WhatsApp will ask you to “Enter your phone number” in order to verify your phone. After entering your phone number tap “Done” which is shown in the upper-right corner of your phone. Now tap “yes” to confirm the phone number that you have entered. Now WhatsApp will send you an Automated text messages which will contain the 6-digit verification code. WhatsApp automatically reads the verification code and you do not need to manually enter the number. In case- you want to receive the verification code via voice call- select the “Call Me” option below and enter the 6-digit code.

How to create your profile on WhatsApp?

Once the verification is done- it is time to set up your profile.

Tap the ‘Add Photo’ button:

You can see a circle on the upper left corner of your mobile screen. This is where your profile picture will be displayed. You can simply tap on this button to take a photo or add one from your existing photos in the camera roll.

Enter your name:

Tap on the field “Your Name” and this will allow you to type in the username which your friends will see when they will receive a message from you.

Tap “Use your Facebook info”:

This button will export your Facebook data like your profile picture and name to create your profile.

Tap “Done”:

Check the upper-right corner of your screen and you will see the “Done” button. Once you are done with creating your WhatsApp profile- tap the “Done” button. Now you are ready to use WhatsApp messenger.

How to find someone on WhatsApp?

Upon entering WhatsApp- you can see three options like Chat- Status and Call. The first option will show you your chat history. If you want to start chatting with anyone in your contact list- tap the button with a message icon. This will take you to your contact list from where you can choose the person you want to chat with.

How to send pictures and videos via WhatsApp Application?

Sending pictures and videos via WhatsApp is very simple. First select who you want to send the picture or the video. Once you enter the chat window- you will see the attachment and the camera symbol in the text box. If you tap the camera symbol- the camera will open from where you can take tour photo. If you want to send the already saved photo or video- just see below the camera screen and you will see the photos in the camera roll. Swipe up and select the photo or photos you want to send to a contact number. Now tap the send button. Your photos and videos will be instantly sent. 

What is WhatsApp Status?

WhatsApp status is a place where people express their opinions- emotions and memories via text- photos- videos and animated GIF images which will disappear after 24 hours. If you want to send and receive status updates to and from your contacts- you need to have each other’s contact numbers saved in your mobile.

How to upload a WhatsApp Status?

To upload a photo or a video as your WhatsApp status- you need to tap on the Status button shown at the top of your screen right after the chat option. Once you tap here- you will see + sign followed by “My Status”. You can select this option and it will open your camera. Now you can take a picture or hold the camera button to record a video. Once the video or the picture is taken- you can add a caption of your choice and send the status. You can also select photos and videos from your camera roll by swiping the screen upwards.

Second Method:

There is another method of sending WhatsApp status to your contacts. You can select the camera option on the top-left of your screen. This will open your camera. Here you can take a picture or record a video. You can also swipe the screen to select filters. Once it is done- you can add a caption and tap on the tick button. Now it will take you to your contact list where you can select someone whom you want to send the message. At the top of the screen- you can see “My Status” option. Hit that button and share your WhatsApp status. Your status will automatically disappear after 24 hours.

How can you check your friends’ WhatsApp status?

To check the WhatsApp status updates shared by your friends- you need to hit the status button on the top menu just beside the Chat option. Here you can see those names from your contact list who have uploaded a status update. By tapping on their names- you can view their status updates. The status updates will automatically disappear after 24 hours. To comment on someone’s status- just tap on the text box below and type your comment. It will be sent to your friends personally. WhatsApp status updates are private and only those who are in your contact list will be able to view this.

How to see who viewed your status?

If you want to check who viewed your WhatsApp status- you can simply go to your status and tap on the eye button below the screen. By tapping on the eye button you will be able to see how many people from your contacts have seen your status update.

How to add your description to your WhatsApp Profile?

To add something about yourself to your profile- just tap on the profile button and select the ‘About’ option. Now type in something about yourself and hit the tick button and your description will be saved. 

How to do the WhatsApp privacy setting?

You can keep your Profile Picture- About- Last Seen- Status and the read receipts private on WhatsApp.

Step 1:

Go to settings >> Select Account >> select privacy.

Step 2:

Your contacts can see when you were Last Seen on WhatsApp. To change setting- tap the “Last Seen” option at the top of the privacy page. There you will see three options like Everybody- My Contacts and Nobody. Choose everybody if you want to everyone to know when you were last seen. If you choose my contacts- only those saved in your contact list can see when you were last seen. If you choose No Body- then neither you nor your friends can see your “Last Seen”.

Step 3:

Just like you have changed setting for your “Last Seen”- similarly you can change privacy for your profile photo. Tap the “Profile Photo” option and you will see the same three options like the previous one. Select as per your choice to change privacy of your Profile Photo.

Step 4:

If you want to change the privacy setting for your personal description- you can tap the “About” button and you can see the same three options as you had seen for the previous settings. Select as per your choice and change your settings.

Step 5:

To change privacy setting for your status updates- tap on the “Status” option under the privacy category. Here you can check “Who can see your status updates”.

Below you will find Three options namely My Contacts- My Contacts Except and Only share with.

If you choose My Contacts- your status updates will be shared with those who are in your contact list.

If you choose My Contacts Except- you can eliminate those with whom you do not want to share your status update.

If you choose Only Share with- it will allow you to choose specific contacts with whom you particularly want to share your status update.  This way you can change privacy for your status updates on WhatsApp.

Step 6:

You can check your blocked contacts and you can unblock those if you want by tapping on the contact.

Step 7:

After this you can see the Read Receipt option. If you don’t want your contacts to know whether you have read the messages or not- you can simply turn off the read receipt option. 

How to share your location on WhatsApp?

 

Open app and select contact to which you want to send your location. Now in the text box- tap on the ‘attachment’ symbol. Here you will see options like document- camera- gallery- audio- location and contact. Choose location and allow WhatsApp to find your location. Now tap on the “Share Live Location” and your current location will be sent to your contact. This way you can also share the contact details of someone in your list to others using WhatsApp.

Who is the founder of WhatsApp?

WhatsApp was founded by Brian Acton and Jan Koum in 2009. Both the founders were former employees of Yahoo!. Later it was acquired by Facebook in February 2014.

Who is the CEO of WhatsApp?

Jan Koum- a Ukrainian-American entrepreneur- is a co-founder and the CEO of WhatsApp since February 2009.

 

How can you install WhatsApp on your computer?

You can use WhatsApp right from your Desktop without even using any browser. To download WhatsApp- visit this website https://www.whatsapp.com/download/

Here you will find the download link for both Mac OSX 10.9 or higher and Windows 8 or a higher version. If your computer has a lower version of Windows- then you cannot install WhatsApp. You can also download it via Apple App Store if you are working on Mac OSX 10.9 or a higher version. However- to avail this facility- you must have WhatsApp downloaded in your phone. To avail WhatsApp on any computer- go to WhatsApp web and you can scan your QR code and link your WhatsApp to your computer from your mobile.

How to install WhatsApp on Mac OSX 10.9+

  1. On your computer’s browser visit https://www.whatsapp.com/download/. To download the .zip file click on “Download for MAC OS X”.
  2. Once the download is complete- open the zip file to run WhatsApp.app.
  3. After installation- it will ask you whether you want to add this to your Applications folder or Desktop Dock.
  4. When the install is complete- launch WhatsApp on your computer and scan the QR code to log in.

Alternatively- you may download and install it via Apple App Store

How to install WhatsApp on Windows 8+

  1. On your computer’s browser- visit https://www.whatsapp.com/download/. And download the .exe file.
  2. Once the download is complete- open WhatsApp.exe to install WhatsApp on your computer.
  3. When the install is complete- launch WhatsApp on your computer and scan the QR code to log in.

To scan the QR code

  • On Android - Chats screen >> Menu >> WhatsApp Web.
  • On iPhone 8.1 and higher - Settings >> WhatsApp Web.
  • On Windows Phone 8.0+ - Chats screen >> Menu >> WhatsApp Web. 

How do you know if somebody has received and read your message on WhatsApp?

WhatsApp allows you to check if someone has read the message you have sent. If you have sent a message to someone and it is successfully sent- then it will show you a single tick. If you see a double tick- then it means the person has received the message. Now if you see the ticks have turned blue- then it means the person has read the message.

Does WhatsApp charge you for every message?

No. WhatsApp allows you to send messages without any charges. You only need to pay for the internet that the app consumes. 

Can you use WhatsApp on Wi-Fi?

Yes- if your phone or laptop is connected to the Wi-Fi- you can easily use WhatsApp.

What is WhatsApp Web?

WhatsApp Web is the web version of WhatsApp which you can use from your computer.

How to use WhatsApp web?

Visit https://web.whatsapp.com/ and you will see a QR Code. Now open WhatsApp on your phone- tap the menu bar and select WhatsApp Web option. Now put your phone in front of the QR Code on your computer screen and it will scan the code and sync your WhatsApp with WhatsApp Web.

Can you delete your WhatsApp messages?

Yes- you can delete your messages on WhatsApp. The updated version of the app has also enabled a system with which you can delete a message in a such as way that it will be deleted for the other person as well. In case you have sent a message to a wrong person- you can delete the message so that they do not see it before they have read the message. To delete a message- you need to go to that message- tap it and hold. Now you will see the options on the top bar. Tap on the delete option and you will be given three more options such as Delete for me- delete for everyone and cancel. If you choose delete for me- your message will be deleted from your database. If you choose delete for everyone- the message will be deleted for both you and the recipient.

Can you delete your WhatsApp account?

Yes- you can delete your WhatsApp account.

Go to setting >> select account >> select ‘Delete my account’

Enter your phone number and click the “Delete my account” button. Your account will be deleted from WhatsApp. You can again create your account the same way you had created before.

How to update your WhatsApp application?

Updating WhatsApp is like updating any other app. If you have turned on automatic update- then it will be automatically updated once an update is available. Otherwise- you will be notified about the update and you will have to visit Google Play Store to update your WhatsApp Application.

Why do you need to update your WhatsApp?

Updating any app is important if you want to enjoy the latest features. Similarly- WhatsApp keeps updating the app to make it better and more convenient for the users. So- if you update your app whenever there is an update available- you can enjoy all the latest features.

How to block someone on WhatsApp?

When you do not want to receive messages/calls from any particular person- you can block that person. Blocking someone will stop that person from sending messages to you- seeing your status updates- Last Seen- Profile Picture or any other information inserted by you. You can also unblock someone if you need to contact that person on WhatsApp.

How to know if you have been blocked by someone on WhatsApp?

You can no longer see a contact's last seen or online in the chat window. You cannot see any update of the profile photo. Any messages sent to a contact will always show one check mark and never show a second tick mark which means the person who has blocked you will never receive any message from you. However- You can’t be sure if anyone has blocked you or has deleted his/her WhatsApp Account. WhatsApp keeps the blocked person uninformed about this.

How to create a WhatsApp group?

WhatApp gives you a chance to create groups with friends. To create a group- you must have the contact numbers of all of them whom you want to add to a new group. Now open app and go to the menu bar on the top right. If you tap on the menu bar- you will see “New Group” option. Tap on this and you will be taken to your contact list from where you can add people to your group. Once you have added the people- now you need to add a subject of your group. Then click the on the tick and your group will be created.

How to leave a WhatsApp group?

Here is how you can leave a WhatsApp group if you wish to stop receiving messages.

  • Open WhatsApp and go to the Chats screen.
  • Now select the group by holding your finger on the group and go to the menu bar on the top right that shows three dots. This menu will give you the “Exit Group” option.
  • Tap and choose Exit Group from the menu and thus you can leave the group.

What is WhatsApp APK?

WhatsApp APK is a modified version of the original WhatsApp for Android. It only be installed and used in Android smartphones. WhatsApp APK or WhatsApp plus messenger has a blue icon- unlike the green one used for original version of WhatsApp.

How to back up your WhatsApp messages?

If you want to have a backup of your WhatsApp chats- then follow the steps below.

Step 1:

Open WhatsApp and go to Menu >> Settings >> Chats >> Chat backup.

Step 2:

Tap “Back up to Google Drive” and set up the backup frequency as per your liking- for example you can choose from options like Daily- Weekly or Monthly. You will be asked to select a Google account that you will back up your chat history to. Backing up your chats will help you restore the chats in case you uninstall and reinstall the app with the same number and email id.

How email chat to someone from WhatsApp?

You can also email chat to any email id if you wish to send your chat to someone. For that go to menu>> settings >> chats >> Chat history >> email chat. Now select chat that you want to email and send it to the desired email id.

What does it mean by WhatsApp Archive?

Many people do not understand the archive feature in the app. The Archive Chat feature allows you to hide a conversation from your Chats screen and access it later- if needed. You can archive group or individual chats to better organize your conversations. Archive chat doesn’t delete the chat and nor does it back up the chat in your memory card.

How to undo an Archived chat on WhatsApp?

If you want to bring back the archived chat to your chats screen- then follow the steps below:

  1. In the Chats tab- scroll to the top and tap in the "Search" box.
  2. Type the name of the group- contact- or a text message from the chat.
  3. From the search results- find the chat you wish to unarchive. It will have an ARCHIVED label.
  4. Now tap and hold on the chat and you will see a dropdown menu where you will see the Unarchive option. Select this option and your chat will be back on the chat screen.
  5. Tap Unarchive.

How to make WhatsApp call?

WhatsApp Call is a feature which allows you to call anyone in your contact list no matter where the person is. It does not charge you extra for international calls. All you need is a smartphone and internet connection to make a voice call using WhatsApp. To make a call- go to the chat option and select a chat. At the top right- you can see a call sign by tapping which you can make a WhatsApp voice call.

How to make WhatsApp Video Call?

Another great thing about WhatsApp is that you can make video calls to anyone in your contact list. To make a video call- open app and select the contact whom you want to video call. Now open the chat window and tap on the video sign shown on the top right corner. This is how you can make a video call through WhatsApp.

Is WhatsApp safe?

To ensure the safety and confidentiality of your messages- WhatsApp doesn’t store messages that you send to your contacts. However- when you share a chat- photo- video- file or voice message with someone else on WhatsApp- they will have a copy of these messages. WhatsApp is one of the safest apps to use and it is not easily hackable. If you backup your chat in Google drive and someone hacks your Google account- he/she might find all your WhatsApp chats.

What is WhatsApp Attitude Status?

Attitude status is a popular term among the WhatsApp users. This term is used for those status updates which imparts confidence and a positive attitude towards oneself and life overall. Here are a few links where you can find some of the best attitude status.

What is WhatsApp beta?

WhatsApp Beta is a beta tester where features are tested before rolling out any public update. This could be anything from displaying a friend’s current location- live- or the ability to edit messages after you’ve sent them - all these have shown up in beta versions of WhatsApp long before rolling out to a larger audience. Giving access to upcoming features allows companies – including WhatsApp – to remove the bugs that might affect the billions of users.

How to join WhatsApp Beta for Android Phone?

If you want to become a beta tester- you can download the WhatsApp beta in your android phone via Google Play store or directly through a browser. This will allow to enjoy the updates much before the others who are using the original version of WhatsApp. However- since updates are tested here- you can face some major bugs and crashes in the beta version of WhatsApp. Here is how you can become a tester for WhatsApp beta.

Join WhatsApp Beta through Google Play Store:

  1. Open Google Play- and search for WhatsApp.
  2. Scroll down past the app description- images- and similar apps section to locate the “Become a beta tester” panel.
  3. Tap the button that says “I’m in”. To confirm your submission- choose “Join”.
  4. You will receive an update in the next few hours from WhatsApp that will take you to the beta version.

 Join WhatsApp Beta through browser:

  1. Open any browser that you like- for example: Chrome- Firefox or UC Browser.
  2. Go to the WhatsApp beta test page shown on the Google Play website.
  3. Log in to the Google account that you use on your Android device.
  4. Click the button that says “Become A Tester”.

Now you’ve been enrolled into the WhatsApp beta testing program for Android.

Now follow these steps to download the latest WhatsApp beta for Android:

  1. Open Google Play on your Android phone- and search for WhatsApp.
  2. When you open the app page- the title will reflect to say “WhatsApp Messenger (Beta)”- with a line below it that reads: “You’re a beta tester for this app. Awesome!”
  3. You will receive an update for WhatsApp in the next few hours that will take you to the beta version

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