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Two WhatsApp hacks ‘most people don’t know’ revealed – and they’re so easy

You probably use WhatsApp every day – but there are some clever tricks you might have overlooked.

A popular TikTok video has revealed some of the best.

WhatsApp has a lot of handy features

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WhatsApp has a lot of handy featuresCredit: WhatsApp / TikTok / trickin1
Are you using these clever WhatsApp tricks?

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Are you using these clever WhatsApp tricks?Credit: WhatsApp / TikTok / trickin1

If you are a regular WhatsApp users, it’s worth knowing these tricks.

They are shared by the creator of TikTok @ trickin1in a video with more than 7,000 likes.

The first trick is to save the message as a favorite.

Simply open WhatsApp and then go to chat.

If you hold your finger on a specific message, you’ll get the option to Star that message.

Then go to your Settings and look for Starred Messages.

That’s where all your favorite messages will be stored.

It’s an easy way to keep track of important messages – be it an address, driving directions, or even a clever WhatsApp trick.

Another tip shared in the video is pinning chats.

This is an easy way to prioritize your favorite people in WhatsApp.

If you have a busy WhatsApp, your lover can sometimes get buried underneath work and group chats.

But it’s actually possible to pin some chats so they’re at the top of your main chat feed.

Go to your chat list, then swipe right on a chat.

You can then tap the Pin and that particular conversation will show up at the top of the feed.

And if you change your mind later, you can unpin at any time.

More WhatsApp tricks

Bold text is a great way to emphasize a word or phrase: brave.

It can also make a message stand out, which can be useful in group chats.

All you need to do is put an asterisk on either side of the word or phrase you’re trying to highlight, like this: *text here*

Similarly, it is also possible to skew WhatsApp messages, which is good for emphasis: italics.

It works exactly like the bold trick, but uses different symbols.

You need to put underscores on either side of the word or phrase you’re trying to edit, like this: _text going here_

Dash features draw a line through your text: strikethrough.

It is often used to denote that something is wrong or needs to be ignored.

To get a dash, put a tilde (that’s the scribble symbol) on either side of your message, like this: ~text here~

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