WhatsApp: activate this secret button that protects your privacy, a trick that few know

WhatsApp: activate this secret button that protects your privacy, a trick that few know
WhatsApp: activate this secret button that protects your privacy, a trick that few know

The messaging application has several functions that few people use but can be very helpful. (Photo: EFE/Marcelo Sayão)

WhatsApp has an extremely practical tool within the application designed for Android devices, in order to solve a common problem by avoiding interruptions caused by the loss of internet connection or the need to resort to the phone settings to stop the application.

The most innovative thing that has been reported is that this function is intended only for a select group of users, which adds a touch of exclusivity. Furthermore, sThe main advantage lies in its private nature, guaranteeing that the user maintains their privacy at all times.

With this option you can postpone the WhatsApp notifications that arrive on your Android for a predetermined time. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

To activate this feature that allows you to block receiving messages while you are busyWhether working on an important task or participating in a crucial meeting, the following steps should be followed.

  • Wait to receive a message in the WhatsApp application.
  • Once you receive the message, tap and hold on it to highlight it.
  • A menu will appear and you must select the “Snooze” option.
  • A new window will open on your mobile with the option to snooze WhatsApp for 15 minutes, 30 minutes, 1 hour or 2 hours.
  • Choose the desired duration to deactivate WhatsApp notifications.

This option allows you not to be pressured by the messages that come into your device and thus be able to concentrate better. (Illustrative image Infobae)

With this method, Incoming messages will not appear in your notifications, your device will not vibrate and it will not ring. This allows you to stay focused on your important activities, such as crucial meetings, without distractions.

It is important to note that this trick works on devices from brands such as Xiaomi, Samsung and Huawei. However, the process may vary depending on the model of your device.

On the other hand, If you use an iPhone, this feature is not available this way. Instead, you can disable WhatsApp notifications by going to your device’s settings. Simply go to “Settings”, then look for the “WhatsApp” option and adjust notifications according to your preferences.

This trick has only been tested on Android phones. (Photo: Europa Press)

Also, Thanks to a feature, now finding messages on WhatsApp is much simpler. The application has a tool that allows you to filter the content by date and that helps make the query much more direct.

This option not only allows you to search for text, but also multimedia files that have been sent with an attached text, and will be available in the web version and in the application for mobile devices, so it has wide accessibility for home and work environments.

This option allows you to find key information from chats even if a lot of time has passed. (Photo: Meta)

To start using this tool find specific information in chats You must follow the following steps in both the web and mobile versions.

  • Go to WhatsApp.
  • Enter any chat according to preference.
  • Select the profile photo.
  • Below the personal information a box appears that says Search and must be selected.
  • At that moment the search engine will open and in the right corner a calendar will be displayed that you must press to activate the function.
  • At that moment we must select the date on which the message we are looking for was sent along with a keyword that we remember was used at that moment.

After doing these steps, WhatsApp will search the chat of the selected date and show the messages that match the criteria shown.

This feature is especially useful for those times when each user needs to remember or gather specific information from a conversation or find an important message among thousands of others that have already been sent.

You must keep in mind that these recommendations depend on the version of Android and iOS that you have on your cell phone, since not all of them support these types of settings.

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