Improve your WhatsApp skills NOW with these six mind-blowing hacks

Let’s face it, WhatsApp is probably one of the apps you use most on your phone.

With that in mind, it’s not surprising that developers have built in tons of settings and options.

WhatsApp has more than 2 billion users


WhatsApp has more than 2 billion usersCredit: Alamy

But are you getting the best out of them?

Here are six to try now.

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There is a way to see exactly who is hiding.

Go to on an iPhone or Android device settingsfollowed by storage and datathen manage storage.

Below is a list of contacts in order that use the most disk space, which will give you your answer.

All the pictures people send quickly add up and it can wreak havoc on your phone’s photo gallery.

Follow these steps to prevent images or videos sent to you from appearing in it.

Approach on both iPhone and Android settingsthen chat.

You’ll see Save to gallery on iOS or View media in gallery on Android – whatever you’re using, turn it off.

If you need space and know someone who ships a lot gifsVideos and more, you can quickly delete media sent by them.

Go to from iOS or Android settingsthen storage and data.

Next go to manage storagefollowed by Choose contact.

Beat Choose and tick what you want to delete, followed by the trash can icon.

Save your data

If you have to be careful with your data allowance, you can prevent WhatsApp from burning everything.

There is a special option that only allows downloading large media files to your device when using WiFi.

To set it up, go to settingsfollowed by storage and data.

Then tap Automatic media download and switch to WiFi only for each option.

FaceID to unlock WhatsApp

You can keep your WhatsApp extra secure by adding Face ID – or Touch ID – to access the app.

In settingsgo to Accountthen privacy.

Choose screen lock and turn on Face ID required.

You can even set a time duration.

Add wallpaper to a specific chat on WhatsApp

Do you have a special memory of someone?

You can customize the wallpaper on WhatsApp so that it only appears when chatting with that person.

To start, you need to tap on your contact’s profile.

On iOS see Background image & sound then Choose a new wallpaper.

On Android it is backgroundfollowed by To change.

WhatsApp is owned by Facebook parent Meta


WhatsApp is owned by Facebook parent MetaCredit: Alamy
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