WhatsApp Web makes it easy for users to access WhatsApp on a computer, as long as the phone remains connected to the internet. The features are no less complete than the WhatsApp application on Android or iOS.
Just like the mobile version of WhatsApp, WhatsApp Web also has many tips and tricks as well as shortcuts to access existing features. These tips and tricks are guaranteed to make chatting using WhatsApp Web easier.
Here are seven WhatsApp Web tips and tricks that all users must know, as summarized from MakeUseof, Friday (11/6/2021).
1. Keyboard shortcuts
One of the conveniences offered by using the service on a computer is a shortcut or a shortcut using the keys on the keyboard. Using WhatsApp Web can also be easier and faster with this shortcut.
The following is a list of keyboard shortcuts that you can use on WhatsApp Web and their functions:
– Ctrl + Alt + Shift + U: Mark as unread
– Ctrl + Alt + Shift + M: Mute
– Ctrl + Alt + E: Archive chat
– Ctrl + Alt + Backspace: Delete chat
– Ctrl + Alt + Shift + P: Pin chat
– Ctrl + Alt + / (forward slash): Search
– Ctrl + Alt + Shift + F: Search chat
– Ctrl + Alt + N: New chat
– Ctrl + Alt + Shift + N: New group
– Ctrl + Alt + P: Profile and About
– Ctrl + Alt + , (comma): Settings
2. Search for emojis with keyboard
Sending messages on WhatsApp is incomplete without emojis. But sometimes the process of finding an emoji that fits a conversation takes a long time.
Luckily there is a WhatsApp Web trick that you can use to find emojis more easily using the keyboard. To do this, in the dialog box type a colon (:) symbol followed by the name of the emoji you want to display.
For example, to search for the crying emoji just type :cry or :cry in the dialog box and then click the emoji you want to add to the conversation.
3. Change emoticons to emoji
There may be some people out there who still enjoy sending emoticons instead of emojis. Fortunately WhatsApp Web has a feature that can turn emoticons into emojis automatically.
With this feature, the emoticons that are typed in the dialog box will be automatically converted into emojis. For example, emoticons
Emoticons on WhatsApp Web that can turn into emojis Photo: Make Use of
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