Key WhatsApp features that you should know about

WhatsApp is one of the leading messaging apps. However, here are some key WhatsApp features about the application.

By knowing about key WhatsApp features, you can take the full advantage of this popular application. So just check them below:

Privately Reply to Person in a Group

Android: Press and hold the message in group chat, ten pick the 3 buttons in top right corner and then reply privately. The message will become visible in the one to one chat with the text box below, it does if reply to the specific message.

IOS: Press and hold the message in group chat then select more and then reply Privately. The message will then seems visible in the one-to-one chat.

Call Waiting Option

WhatsApp also introduced the call waiting feature that allows users to receive the incoming call whereas they are already in middle of another call. Earlier, the option was not available for users.

Remove Videos / Images from the Chat

If you are facing the shortage of storage space and want to delete unnecessary images, videos, chats, etc from the specific conversation then there is an option.

You can go to settings, then data and storage usage, where you can see the contacts and groups ranked as per the storage space they are hogging. By accessing ?manage messages? option you can select and delete whatever data you wanted.

Fingerprint Authentication

In case you have privacy concerns, you can utilize the WhatsApp fingerprint verification. The authentication process is much same to the smartphone fingerprint lock.

The feature can be opened by going into Settings ? Account ? Privacy ? Fingerprint Lock.

Faizanullah Hussainy
Faizanullah Hussainy
Syed Faizanullah Hussainy is a senior content writer with writing expertise in different niches. He is an Electronics Engineer by qualification and loves to write about different topics. He has six years of writing experience and currently working as a content writer at


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